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Kaylee McKeown breaks the Olympic record to win 100m backstroke gold

Rising Australian star Kaylee McKeown is now an Olympic champion, blitzing home to win the 100m backstroke final with an Olympic record time.

Dean Boxall is the talk of the Tokyo Olympics, but who is Ariarne Titmus's enigmatic coach?

Ariarne Titmus's coach Dean Boxall has risen to internet stardom after his wild celebration went viral on Monday. A peek into his backstory reveals his spirited antics aren't at all out of character.

Masks required in SA high schools and sport training to resume when COVID-19 lockdown ends

High school students and teachers in South Australian schools will be required to wear masks when they return to classrooms after the state's COVID–19 lockdown ends tonight.

Live: Jess Fox back in the rapids for kayak semi-final

Australian champion Jess Fox is in the semi-finals of the K1 in the canoe slalom, with the final coming later this evening. Follow all the action from day four of the Games in our live blog.

'Bloody hard work' and all for an Olympic dream to be shattered in six minutes

Athletes spend years, decades even, to appear and perform at the Olympic Games. For some though, the entire experience can be over inside six minutes.

Simone Biles is going for the Yurchenko double pike at the Olympics. Here's what to look out for

One of the biggest names at the Tokyo Olympics might also have the smallest stature, but everyone is excited to see what mighty Simone Biles will do in the gymnastics.

Your daily guide to the Games: Swimming finals, Opals and Matildas headline Tuesday action

Australia's medal pursuit in the pool continues on day 4, and we will also get our first chance to see the Opals in action. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for on day 4.

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'I just couldn't keep it in': Wild celebration by Titmus's coach goes viral

Ariarne Titmus's stunning swim in the 400 metre freestyle has had Australians cheering — none more so than coach Dean Boxall, whose intense "Ultimate Warrior" celebration has gone viral.

Thirteen-year-old takes gold in female street skateboarding at Tokyo

Two 13-year-olds and a 16-year-old ascend the podium after winning the street skateboarding event at the Tokyo Olympics, dragging the women's sport into the spotlight.

Pink offers to pay fine issued to Norway's beach handball players for not wearing bikini bottoms

Lashing out against the game's governing body on Twitter, pop star Pink says she is "proud" of the team for protesting against the "very sexist rules about their uniform". 

Stingers and Rugby 7s record wins, Hockeyroos dominate

Australia's water polo and rugby sevens teams record wins after the Hockeyroos displayed their dominance earlier on. Here are the best bits from day 3 of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics medal tally: Here are the latest results as Australia guns for gold

Australia is off to a strong start with a haul of medals in the pool and more possibilities in play as the Tokyo Olympic Games continue. Here is the latest medal tally.

'Arnie' Titmus terminates Ledecky's reign, then thanks her for the push

She may describe herself as happy and giggly, but Ariarne Titmus is more Terminator than she likes to let on, as shown in her epic showdown with US rival Katie Ledecky, writes Paul Kennedy.

A world superpower is missing from these Olympics, replaced by the initials ROC

Australia's Beach Volleyball team is going up against athletes representing ROC this afternoon at the Tokyo Olympics, but you'd be forgiven for thinking no such country exists — it doesn't.

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