2004 Athens Olympics

Grant Hackett comeback headlines Australia`s world trials

Grant Hackett comeback headlines Australia`s world trials

Grant Hackett on Thursday said making the Australian team for the world championships would be like winning Olympic gold as he prepares to make his competitive return after seven years out of the pool. 

Apr 02, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Former world pole vault champion Giuseppe Gibilisco retires

Former world pole vault champion Giuseppe Gibilisco announced his retirement from athletics on Thursday after failing to qualify for the finals of the European Championships in Zurich.

Aug 15, 2014, 12:11 PM IST

Australian Olympic medallist on drugs possession charge

Australian former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with drug possession by police in Sydney after being arrested at a horse racing meeting at the weekend.

Apr 28, 2014, 13:38 PM IST

IOC strips Crystal Cox of 2004 relay gold medal

American runner Crystal Cox was stripped of her gold medal from the 4x400-meter relay at the 2004 Athens Olympics after admitting to doping.

Jul 22, 2012, 13:27 PM IST