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Career best for Oppliger

22 February 2006

Emanuel Oppliger has achieved his best major international result, placing 15th in the parallel giant slalom at Bardonecchia.

Emanuel Oppliger will be riding a good omen when he competes in the parallel giant slalom on 22 February (Day 12)...

Australia’s Lydia Ierodiaconou has suffered a reoccurrence of a serious knee injury during the qualifying round of the aerials...

Before the agonising injury suffered by Lydia Ierodiaconou, it had been Jacqui Cooper’s night of nights...

What she said: Jacqui Cooper

22 February 2006

“That was probably a great jump for me, a real confidence boost, just what I needed. I hadn't landed a triple somersault in competition in four years since a couple of weeks before the last Olympics.”

Australia's history-making female bobsledders have ended their Torino 2006 campaign with an excellent fourth run and 14th place...

Freestyle aerialist, Lydia Ierodiaconou faces a second knee reconstruction after tearing the ACL graft in her left knee whilst landing her second jump during qualifying at Sauze d’Oulx.

Jacqui Cooper in full flight during her world record aerials qualifying performance on Day 11 of the Torino Games.

After eight long years of injury and heartache, finally exhilaration and tears of joy for the veteran of the Australian Winter Olympic Team, Jacqui Cooper...

Day 12 of the Torino Games had always been one of high expectation for the Australian team, due to the final of the women’s aerials. And after the agony and ecstasy of the qualifying on Day 11, all eyes will be on top qualifier Jacqui Cooper and defending champion Alisa Camplin.

Joanne Carter’s Olympic campaign ended prematurely at Palavela on Day 11 when she missed qualifying for the free skating program on Day 13 by just one place...