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Defining Moments in Australian History

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Quirky defining moments in Australian sport

This is the lighter side of Defining Moments in Australian History, where we take a look at nine interesting moments in Australian sport. Listen to our Defining Moments in Australian Sport panel discussion

1932–33: A gentleman's agreement smashed
1932: Death of the legendary racehorse
1928: First Australian and New Zealand team
1956: Water polo match erupts in violence
1859: Homegrown game develops from cricket
1983: Australia ends America's longest winning streak
1896: English born Edwin Flack wins medals
1907: Players break away from Rugby Union
1907: Relaxed bathing laws lead to formation of first clubs