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DAY 1 - ROUND-UP

Its been an exciting start to the Sydney International Horse Trials 2016, with Olympic hopefuls such as Shane Rose, Stuart Tinney & Sonja Johnson all vying it our for the top placings in the 3* classes. 248 more words

11.24s Australia's Golden Girl Cathy Freeman

In front of 112,524 expectant fans Cathy Freeman, Australia’s only hope of an athletics gold medal at the 2000 Games, in that space-age hooded bodysuit, puffs out her cheeks and prepares for the biggest race of her life. 221 more words

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BROTHERLY ADVICE

An equestrian career can often be a frustrating and lonely endeavour and even the most accomplished riders can sometimes find themselves in need of some good advice. 324 more words

April Fools: Who Wins the Medal for this Event?

I was vulnerable.

My favorite team in sports, The New York Mets, were actually up and coming, after 13 years of supreme suckiness. Hope springs eternal, but it was especially true for Mets fans in April of 1985. 486 more words

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Vince Carter Taking Us Into The Weekend

Here is one of the greatest dunks we have ever watched by one of the greatest dunkers we have ever witnessed. On this day 15 years ago, Vince Carter dunked over French center Frederic Weis in the Sydney Olympics. 15 more words

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Let the Games go on

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

I’m told the Sydney 2000 Olympics were a bloody great time for this city. Sydney turned on its blue skies, love of barbecues, sports betting and good old-fashioned Australian efficiency. 481 more words

Sydney Swimming