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Sketcher to steer men's volleyball team in Taipei

Sketcher to steer men's volleyball team in Taipei

Experienced domestic and international coach Liam Sketcher has been given the job of piloting the Australian men’s volleyball team at this year’s World University Games in Chinese Taipei in August.

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Uniroos to chase Gold with Kukri in Chinese Taipei

Uniroos to chase Gold with Kukri in Chinese Taipei

Long-term partner Kukri has renewed their partnership with Australian University Sport (AUS) and the Australian Uniroos, set to take on the world at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei.

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Tiffany Ho heads Uniroos badminton team in Taipei

Tiffany Ho heads Uniroos badminton team in Taipei

The Australian badminton team has been selected for the 2017 Universiade in Taipei from 19 August to 30 August featuring promising teenager Tiffany Ho who is rising up the world rankings.

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Chiller and Anderson to support Uniroos in Taipei

Chiller and Anderson to support Uniroos in Taipei

Experienced senior sports administrators Kitty Chiller and Deidre Anderson have been added to the support staff to the Uniroos team for the upcoming Summer Universiade in Taipei.

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Australia names 19-strong swim team for World Uni Games in Taipei

Australia names 19-strong swim team for World Uni Games in Taipei

Commonwealth Games gold medallists Leiston Pickett and Ben Treffers are among a 19-strong Australian swim team named today for the 2017 World University Games, the Summer Universiade, in Taipei City, Taiwan from August 19-30.

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Universiade medallists Jenneke, Denny and Tallent return in Taipei

Universiade medallists Jenneke, Denny and Tallent return in Taipei

The rising stars of Australian athletics, including four debutants from last year’s Olympic Games, will compete at the 29th Summer Universiade this August, with Athletics Australia today confirming the track and field team bound for Taipei.

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Liz Brett to lead Uniroos with 150 days to Taipei

Liz Brett to lead Uniroos with 150 days to Taipei

Liz Brett will be concentrating on encouraging development and personal bests at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei after she was re-appointed as the Australian Uniroos chef de mission.

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Athletics team in starting blocks for Taipei

Athletics team in starting blocks for Taipei

Australia has performed superbly in athletics at the Summer Universiade in recent times, a competition that is often regarded as a championship only bettered in its quality of performance by the world championships and Olympics.

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Medical professionals head to Taipei

Medical professionals head to Taipei

A team of nine medical professionals have been selected to attend the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei.

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National Sporting Organisations partners with Universities

National Sporting Organisations partners with Universities

Swimming Australia recently announced it is partnering with Australian universities to help bolster their high performance program after the Australian Sport Commission announced their funding allocations for Olympic sports until the end of the financial year.

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Australian sailors win world championships

Australian sailors win world championships

At the end of five long days of sailing, Australia has won both the Open and Women’s categories at the 2016 International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Sailing Championship.

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Aussie gold at World University Waterski Championships

Aussie gold at World University Waterski Championships

The Australian Team of Joshua Briant, Patrick Crisp, Harrison Harber, Sarah Lochner, Trent Nelson-Cranfield and Jessica Schmidt have returned from a very successful 2016 World University Waterski Championships in Akita Japan.

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