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Olympian Crawford seventh in Asian Winter Games halfpipe

Olympian Crawford seventh in Asian Winter Games halfpipe

25 February 2017

Olympian Holly Crawford has challenged a world class field and finished seventh in the Sapporo 2017 women's halfpipe, held at the Bankei Ski Arena on Saturday.

Top ten finishes for Aussie alpine skiers

Top ten finishes for Aussie alpine skiers

25 February 2017

Zanna Farrell and Liam Michael have rounded out their Asian Winter Games campaigns with top ten finishes in their respective slalom events in Sapporo.

Aussies finish eighth in Biathlon Mixed Relay

Aussies finish eighth in Biathlon Mixed Relay

25 February 2017

Australia has gone head to head against a world class field and finished eighth in the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games mixed relay, held Saturday at the Nishioka Biathlon Stadium.

Kerry skates to a new personal best

Kerry skates to a new personal best

25 February 2017

Sochi Olympian Brendan Kerry has set a new short program personal best, skating to a score of 82.54 in the opening round of the men's competition at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Mogul skiers find their feet

Mogul skiers find their feet

25 February 2017

Australian athletes are feeling confident for the rest of their competition after experiencing strong qualification runs in the men’s and women’s Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games Dual Moguls, which were held Friday at the Bankei Ski Arena.

Biathlon young guns go in pursuit of Sapporo glory

Biathlon young guns go in pursuit of Sapporo glory

24 February 2017

The Asian Winter Games has provided the Australian team with a number of experiences that they would not usually get throughout the international season.

Bird-Smith among initial London 2017 selections

Bird-Smith among initial London 2017 selections

24 February 2017

Australia’s charge toward London 2017 stepped up today, with national race walk champions Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) among four initial selections for the IAAF World Championships in August.

Aussies underway at Cross Country World Championships

Aussies underway at Cross Country World Championships

24 February 2017

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have kicked off with eight Australians taking to the snow as the first medals were decided in Lahti, Finland.

Tonegato back for Vegas

Tonegato back for Vegas

24 February 2017

Australian speedster, Emma Tonegato will make her return from an elbow injury at the Las Vegas Sevens (March 3-4), in the only change to the squad that came fourth at the HSBC Sydney 7s earlier this mont

Return of experience for men's Vegas Sevens

Return of experience for men's Vegas Sevens

24 February 2017

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has welcomed back 74 caps of experience with Ed Jenkins, Nick Malouf and Tom Lucas all named to make their return from injury for the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens World Series next weekend.

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Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.