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Australian women’s four win rowing gold

Australia have won gold in the women's coxless four in Tokyo, staking a claim as the new Oarsome Foursome.

Tokyo storm blows surf finals to Tuesday

Surfing's first Olympic finals are to brought forward 24 hours to Tuesday, 27 July because of the tropical storm set to hit Tokyo.

Novocastrian Sharks circling Olympic Games

Two Newcastle water polo players are ready to dive into Tokyo this month. But, it will be contrasting appearances for Nathan Power and Richie Campbell.

Novocastrian van Egmond packing bags for Tokyo

Novocastrian Emily van Egmond is packing her bags for Tokyo after being named in the Australian Matildas squad for the upcoming Olympic Games.

Simmons’ withdrawal a blow for Boomers

In a major blow to the Boomers, Novocastrian Ben Simmons has withdrawn from the Australian Olympic Games squad.

Olympian inspires youngsters ahead of trip to Tokyo

Even though she is busy preparing for the 2021 Olympic Games, Nicola McDermott still found time to inspire high school students in Maitland earlier this month.  Her message – “never disqualify yourself from...

McCracken’s delayed road to Tokyo

Novocastrian athlete Rheed McCracken was heading into the Tokyo Paralympic Games full of confidence, following a silver medal win in the 100-metre T34 at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. In fact,...

Olympic dreams on hold

Olympic dreams are on hold for thousands of athletes across the world. The 2020 Olympic Games, set to take place in Tokyo, has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement...
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