australia competed in the olympics in 1996
That was the 1956 Games in Melbourne.
The sports that Australia did not compete in at the 2008 Summer Olympics were handball and baseball.
61 athletes from Australia will compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia.
To show up China
no women did not compete in the modern olympics
they still do not compete in the olympics........
At the first Olympics in 1896.
Hi, Paul Narracott became the first Australian to compete at both the Summer and Winter Olympics: he had competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in athletics, and participated in bobsleigh in 1992. Hope it helps!
Australia has competed in every games of the modern olympaid, so we participated in the 1896 games, as for first sport at first games I dont know...