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Michael races home for seventh in men’s Giant Slalom

Michael races home for seventh in men’s Giant Slalom

22 February 2017

Amid a picture perfect backdrop Australia’s Liam Michael has finished seventh in the men’s Giant Slalom at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games.

Aussie Short Track campaign concludes

Aussie Short Track campaign concludes

22 February 2017

Australia's short track speed skaters have wrapped up their Asian Winter Games (AWG) campaign competing in today's final events, the men's and women's 1,000metres.

Asia our future says AOC President

Asia our future says AOC President

22 February 2017

Australia debuted at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan this week and, according to AOC President John Coates, it is just the beginning of Australia’s increasing involvement in Asia.

Anthony’s breakthrough could lead to Olympic Games berth

Anthony’s breakthrough could lead to Olympic Games berth

22 February 2017

Moguls athlete Jakara Anthony is chasing an Olympic dream and with less than a year to the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games the 18-year-old is stepping up at the right time.

Fierce competition for short track skaters in Sapporo

Fierce competition for short track skaters in Sapporo

22 February 2017

Despite best efforts Australia's short track speed skaters could not progress beyond the quarter finals of the men’s and women’s 500 metre events at the Asian Winter Games.

Testing conditions prove an extra challenge for Cross Country skiers

Testing conditions prove an extra challenge for Cross Country skiers

21 February 2017

Changing conditions have tested Australia’s three cross country skiers during the freestyle events of the 2017 Asian Winter Games.

In form Aussies ready for World Championships

In form Aussies ready for World Championships

21 February 2017

One of Australia’s strongest ever teams has been assembled to compete at the 2017 Cross Country World Championships, and they will be looking for personal best performances when they compete from 22 February – 5 March in Lahti, Finland.

New softball partnership a step closer to Tokyo 2020

New softball partnership a step closer to Tokyo 2020

21 February 2017

Softball Australia has partnered with USA’s National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) for the 2017 season and beyond for eight elite Australian women’s softball athletes to play for the Chicago Bandits franchise.

Capponi races to a top seven finish

Capponi races to a top seven finish

21 February 2017

Australia’s sole speed skating competitor at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games has taken to the ice for the first time, mixing it with some of the best in the sport to come away with a promising result.

Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

20 February 2017

There were mixed results for Australia's short track speed skaters on day one of competition at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

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At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.

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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.