IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission, which was joined by representatives from all seven Olympic winter International Federations (IFs), paid its penultimate visit to Sochi this week, as local organisers continued to draw lessons from an array of test events ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
BLOG: Since Innsbruck it has been a long haul of training schedules, travelling the world, competing and doing schoolwork.
BLOG: Dual Olympian Jenny Owens talks about her performance at the Ski Cross World Championships in Voss, Norway.
FIGURE SKATING: As the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships get underway in London, Ontario in Canada, Australian Ice Dance champions, Danielle O’Brien and Greg Merriman can only watch on from their training base in Detroit, just a 90-minute drive away.
SKATING:Australia's short track and speed skaters have been blitzing the international circuit chasing qualification ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
SKI CROSS: Australians Anton Grimus and Katya Crema reaffirmed that they are closing the gap between themselves and the top echelon of ski cross athletes when they both delivered their best ever results in a World Championships in Voss, Norway, today.
SNOWBOARD CROSS: Australia’s dual World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin underlined his high achievements so far this season when he won the World Cup snowboard cross event in Arosa, Switzerland today.
AERIAL SKIING: With just 12 months of elite competition to her name, Danielle Scott became the latest athlete to contribute to Australia’s rich history in aerial skiing by winning the bronze medal at the World Freestyle Ski Championships in Voss, Norway, today.
BIATHLON: Olympian Alex Almoukov has recorded a personal best overnight at the World Cup biathlon event in Sochi, Russia.
FREESTYLE SKIING: Australian teenager Matt Graham has narrowly missed a place on the podium at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Voss, Norway, finishing fourth.