Sally Pearson accepted the keys to the city from Brisbane's Lord Mayor Graham Quirk on behalf of the Olympians at the Welcome Home Parade on 23 August, 2012.

Pearson thanks local fans

2 years ago

TEAM: Queensland Olympic golden girl Sally Pearson has used her state's welcome home parade to thank those who helped her win in London.

Drew Ginn, Kimberly Crow, Sally Pearson and Anna Meares pose during the Australian Olympic Team Homecoming Parade at Federation Square on August 22, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

Meares relishes home support

2 years ago

TEAM: Olympic gold medal cyclist Anna Meares has told how wonderful it is to be surrounded by a home crowd after racing in front of British supporters who were almost as loud as a jet plane.

London 2012 bronze medallist track cyclist Annette Edmondson is all smiles during the Welcome Home Celebrations in Sydney.

Sydney stunner welcomes Aussies home

2 years ago

TEAM: The Sydney sun joined the party for an almighty welcome home celebration for the 2012 Australian Olympic Team. Thousands of people took to the sunny streets of Sydney in the first of a series of celebrations across the country over the next fortnight.

Yolane Kukla with the flag she had signed by fellow Olympic medallists on the flight home from London.

Olympians touchdown in style

2 years ago

TEAM: Hangar 96 at Sydney Airport became had never felt so patriotic. This morning the sleepy hangar hosted a 7am welcome home celebration for the 2012 Australian Olympic Team.

Athletics wrap up

2 years ago

ATHLETICS: The Australian athletics team has delivered three medals in the London 2012 campaign, with super Sally Pearson breaking the Olympic record to win 100m hurdles gold, Mitchell Watt leaping to silver in the long jump and Jared Tallent walking his way to 50km silver on The Mall.

Chloe Esposito of Australia riding Glen Gold competes during the Riding Show Jumping in the Women's Modern Pentathlon on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

Modern Pentathlon wrap up

2 years ago

MODERN PENTATHLON: Australia's young guns of modern pentathlon Chloe Esposito, 20, and Ed Fernon, 24, have performed admirably on their Olympic debuts finishing 7th and 27th respectively.

Christopher Sherrington of Great Britain (white) and Jake Andrewartha of Australia compete in the Men's +100 kg Judo on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

Judo wrap up

2 years ago

JUDO: The 2012 London Olympics could prove a watershed tournament for the Australian Judo team, with the emergence of new talent coinciding with the potential finales of some of the country’s most experienced exponents of the sport.

Team Australia celebrates with their bronze medals after the medal ceremony following the Men's Hockey gold medal match on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hockey Centre on August 11, 2012 in London, England.

Hockey wrap up

2 years ago

HOCKEY: Both Australia’s men’s and women’s hockey team will leave the 2012 London Olympic Games with exactly the same results they achieved in Beijing four years ago.

Chloe Esposito of Australia riding Glen Gold competes during the Riding Show Jumping in the Women's Modern Pentathlon on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

Esposito's 7th sets new Australian best

2 years ago

MODERN PENTATHLON: Sydney's Chloe Esposito has recorded the best result ever by an Australian woman finishing 7th in the gruelling modern pentathlon at Greenwich Park, which was the last medal to be decided at the 2012 Games.

Australian Archers Taylor Worth and Elisa Barnard meet Australian Athlete Liason officer for London 2012 Steve Waugh at Lord's during previews ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 25, 2012 in London, England.

Archery wrap up

2 years ago

ARCHERY: Australian archer Taylor Worth has proven he will be a force to be reckoned with come Rio 2016, after thrashing world No 1 Brady Ellison (USA) on his way into the top 16 in the men’s individual archery competition on the hallowed turf of the Lords Cricket Ground.

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