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Stories with organization: Australia Olympic Team
  • Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 3:08 am

    BEIJING - Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships.

  • Australia qualifies for Olympics, beats New Zealand 89-79 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 6:11 am

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut and his Australia teammates have qualified for next year's Olympic basketball tournament.

  • Olympic qualifying: Australia 71, New Zealand 59 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 9:04 am

    MELBOURNE, Australia - San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills hit two three-pointers in the final four minutes Saturday to help Australia pull away from New Zealand for a 71-59 win in an Oceania qualifying match for next year's Rio Olympics.

  • Australian sailors wary of Rio debris as much as pollution story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 8:32 pm

    A 35-person team of Australian sailors, coaches and support crew begin competing in test events this week for next year's Summer Olympics on pollution-plagued Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, concerned as much about the floating debris that could affect the results of racing as the "horrible" sewage-filled water.

  • Swimmers sickened after Rio race worry about 2016 Olympics 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 10:08 am

    Reports of dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria in Rio de Janeiro's waters have raised - and renewed - fears that athletes are at risk of getting sick at next summer's Olympics.

  • Midnight at the pool: Swimmers face late nights at Rio Games 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 6:11 am

    KAZAN, Russia - One prominent swimming coach called it "irresponsible." Another labeled it a "business decision."