A breakout season against the sport’s elite has Jessica Yeaton emerging as one of the nation’s leading contenders for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Figure skater Kailani Craine has a dream – the Olympic Winter Games next February, and the path to that dream crystallises at the 2017 Helsinki World Championships Finland next week.
It may not have followed a fairy tale script, but the Australian men’s baseball team announced themselves as a force to be reckoned with at the World Baseball Classic earlier this month.
The Australian Fencing Federation has described funding from the Australian Olympic Committee as “a real positive” which bolsters the team’s pursuit of a place at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
After five World Cups and the World Championships events completed, the best snowboard cross riders are in Veysonnaz, Switzerland for the final 2016/17 World Cup event, with Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin coming into the race currently ranked fourth overall in the world standings
Four Olympians will be among the competitors at Manly Beach this weekend contesting the end-of-season Australian Beach Volleyball Tour Final.
The name Madii Himbury has circulated the freestyle skiing world for some time, but the recent moguls World Cup season has secured the 23-year-old a permanent fixture on the start list.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
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Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).
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Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).