Olympics

Max Paul on a sailing boat with his sailing partner

With border restrictions in place, chasing his sailing dreams has been a challenge for UNSW Commerce student Max Paul, but he is determined to keep an even keel.

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Patience is the key for the final year UNSW Law student as she works towards qualifying for Tokyo 2020

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19-year-old Jessica Thornton is one of the rising stars of Australian athletics. Aged 16 she won the gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympics, and at 18 ran in the 4x400m relay Olympic final in Rio.

Gold Australia

While questions are asked about the value of investment in our sporting activities, take a look at the achievements of our other medal winners in the science Olympiads, write Barney Glover, Andy Marks and Trevor Danos.

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As drug cheats make waves at the Olympics in Rio, a new book - to be launched by former WADA chief John Fahey - investigates the legal impacts of doping regulation in sport.

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From the pool to the pitch, a crop of talented UNSW athletes are competing for medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Fewer drug cheats at the Winter Olympics? Or are Winter Olympians simply better at beating the tests, asks Jason Mazanov.

Johnno Cotterill

Making it into the Australian Olympic water polo team and completing his commerce degree are two goals Johnno Cotterill has just achieved, as he heads to London.

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Thunderbolt, a solar-powered sculpture by COFA artist Bonita Ely, has been unveiled at Sydney Olympic Park, to mark the Games' 10th anniversary.