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Cruel conditions test Cross Country skiers

Cruel conditions test Cross Country skiers

27 February 2017

Conditions weren't kind for Australians Ben Sim and Jackson Bursill in the men's 30 kilometre mass start at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Games.

Kerry keeping on

Kerry keeping on

27 February 2017

A second strong performance from Brendan Kerry at the Asian Winter Games (AWG) has put the 22-year-old in good step for next month’s World Figure Skating Championships where he will aim to qualify Australia for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.

Ash and Anthony on song in Sapporo

Ash and Anthony on song in Sapporo

26 February 2017

Sophie Ash and Jakara Anthony have delivered Australia another two strong Asian Winter Games results, finishing fifth and sixth respectively in the women’s moguls.

Fifth for Craine at Asian Winter Games

Fifth for Craine at Asian Winter Games

26 February 2017

Kailani Craine has continued her good Asian Winter Games form, producing a strong routine in the women’s free program at Sapporo’s Makomanai Indoor Skating Rink.

Spectacular Sunny Valley tougher than it looks

Spectacular Sunny Valley tougher than it looks

26 February 2017

Russia’s Sunny Valley resort, where Sami Kennedy-Sim and Anton Grimus competed on the weekend, attracted massive crowds at the newest venue on the ski cross World Cup circuit.

Aussies shine bright on final night of inaugural World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne

Aussies shine bright on final night of inaugural World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne

26 February 2017

In yet another electrifying evening of world class gymnastics, athletes from eight countries went head to head at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, on the final night of the inaugural World Cup Gymnastics event to be held in Australia.

Triple podium for Aussie moguls team

Triple podium for Aussie moguls team

26 February 2017

Britt Cox stood on the podium for the eighth time in ten events by taking the bronze and was followed by a Men’s double podium.

Lassila and Scott win aerials gold and silver in Minsk

Lassila and Scott win aerials gold and silver in Minsk

26 February 2017

Australia’s Super Saturday in winter sports moved up another notch last night in Minsk, Belarus when Lydia Lassila won her second World Cup and Danielle Scott took silver, reclaiming the overall Aerial Skiing World Cup number one position.

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

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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.