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Sports carnival to help keep an eye on good health
Eye health will be a focus at the 2018 VACSAL Senior Aboriginal Football & Netball Carnival in Ballarat, a three-day event celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and pride.
Sydney rowers show their power in the 2017 Australian Boat Race
Home advantage counted for little today, with the University of Melbourne finishing behind University of Sydney in this year’s Australian Boat Race.
Melbourne and Sydney go head-to-head in a clash of oars
University of Melbourne rowers are ready to face their University of Sydney counterparts in the annual Australian Boat Race on the Yarra River this Sunday, 22 October.
Captains named for Australian Boat Race
University of Melbourne students Jackson Harrison and India McKenzie have been named men’s and women’s captains for the Australian Boat Race, taking place on the Yarra River next Sunday, 22 October.
Indigenous athletes learn sports industry ropes at track and field academy
Thirty-eight Indigenous high school students are in Melbourne this week to learn the secrets of combining high-performance sport and academic success.
Rowing crews share 2016 Boat Race honours
The University of Melbourne remains undefeated in the women’s eight of the Australian Boat Race after beating their rowing rivals on the waters of Darling Harbour on Sunday.
Rowing crews set for ‘clash of oars’ showdown on Sydney Harbour
University of Melbourne crew captains Sarah Banting and Jordan Smith have formally accepted the challenge set by their Sydney rivals to go head-to-head in a rowing battle on Sydney Harbour on Sunday.
From Rio to Sydney: Australian Boat Race 2016
Fresh from their performances in Rio, several Olympic rowers will take up oars for this year’s Australian Boat Race when they represent their university clubs on Sydney Harbour on Sunday 23 October.
Leadership study shows age beats height
New research out of the University of Melbourne suggests that when it comes to good leadership at the Olympic level, age trumps physical stature.