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Canada and Sweden took gold in curling in vastly different styles.

Sweden and Canada took home gold medals in ice hockey, while the United States was disappointing in both the men’s and women’s competition.

2006 Torino short track team skaters in action (L to R) Lachlan Hay, Mark McNee, Stephen Lee and Alex McEwan.

The final flourish by the Australian men in the B final of the 5000m relay at Palavela secured a positive outlook for the Australian short track team.

Australia’s interest in the cross country centred on three athletes, Esther Bottomley, Clare-Louise Brumley and Paul Murray...

Austrian star Benjamin Raich has blitzed the field to win his second gold medal at Torino 2006, the men's slalom, on February 25 (Day 15) at Sestriere Colle.

The women’s 12.5 km mass start, the final biathlon event at Cesana San Sicario, was won by Sweden's Anna Carin Olofsson.

Torino 2006 has been a breakthrough Olympics for Australia's snowboard athletes, and was so even before they posted two top-ten placings...

Cameron Morton was Australia’s sole biathlete competing at Torino 2006. The 31-year-old finished 83rd in the men’s 20 km individual biathlon event and 82nd in the men’s 10km sprint.

Sweden will tackle Scandinavian rival Finland for gold in the men’s ice hockey tournament.

Felix Gottwald of Austria and Georg Hettich of Germany have emerged as the stars of the Nordic combined events at Pragelato at Torino 2006...