Timeline of sport

  • Establishment of Rugby

  • Rod Laver won the tennis grand slam

    ROD Laver winning the tennis grand slam in 1962 and 1969.
  • BETTY Cuthbert winning the 400m

    BETTY Cuthbert winning the 400m in 1964 to become the first (and still only) Olympic athlete to have won all three sprint gold medals.
  • The golden age of australian sport

  • State of Origin Began

  • AIS was established

    The australian insitution of sport was establshed, this was to take national apporach to elite atheletes.
  • LA Olyimpics

    Australia won 4 golds, 8 silvers, and 12 bronze medals.
  • First Aborigincal Cricket Tour

  • Manchester Common Wealth Games

    Australia won168 medals.
  • Cathy Freeman

    CATHY Freeman carrying the weight of a nation to win the 400m at Sydney in 2000. One of the all time great performances under pressure.
  • Athens Olyimpics

    Australia won 10 Golds, 10 Silvers and 12 Bronzes. And the paraolyimpics won 100 medals.
  • Melbourne Common Wealth Games

    Australians athelets won 110 of 221 medals.
  • 151 AIS Scholarship holders

    There was 151 atheletes holding scholarships for the AIS
  • Number one golfer

    GREG Norman spending 331 weeks as the world’s number one golfer.