Great Moments in Australian Sporting History

Posted: October 22, 2016 in General Sport

As the A-League hibernated for its ridiculously long six-month off-season, I turned my attention to other sports and worked with Guardian Australia on a series to look back at some historic moments in the nation’s glittering sport history. Here are a few of them:

The first Kangaroos tour of Great Britain (1908)

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Nicky Winmar takes a stand against the racists (1993)

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Shane Warne’s Ball of the Century (1993)

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Australia win The Americas Cup (1983)

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The Super League Wars  (1994-1998)

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The Socceroos qualify for the World Cup (2005)

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Steven Bradbury wins a gold medal at the Winter Olympics (2002)

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Australia at the Olympics (1896-2016)

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You can see the full series here: https://www.theguardian.com/profile/david-squires

 

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