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Four Australian skaters at Junior Worlds

Four Australian skaters at Junior Worlds

5 March 2007

Four Australian skaters represented their country at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships last week in Oberstdorf, Germany. Tina Wang in Junior Ladies, Nicholas Fernandez in Junior Men and Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merriman in Junior Ice Dancing.

Back-to-back podiums keep Crawford on top

Back-to-back podiums keep Crawford on top

5 March 2007

Two podium placings in two days in Calgary have kept Holly Crawford on top of the World Cup snowboard halfpipe standings. Crawford followed her bronze medal in the opening Canadian event on Saturday with a silver today, her fourth podium in six events.

Dual World Cup skiing titles

Dual World Cup skiing titles

5 March 2007

Dual World Cup skiing titles for Australia can boast two World Cup skiing champions for the first time in its winter sports history, Dale Begg-Smith wrapping up the moguls title in Norway to join Jacqui Cooper at the top of the freestyle skiing world.

Four straight to Begg-Smith as World Cup season ends

Four straight to Begg-Smith as World Cup season ends

4 March 2007

Dale Begg-Smith has reinforced his dominant status in mogul skiing by winning back to back events at the final of the World Cup season. Having secured the World Cup title in the opening event in Voss, Norway, on Friday, he backed up a day later to stretch his lead over his nearest rivals and underline his favouritism for next weekend's World Freestyle Championships.

Back-to-back podiums keep Crawford on top

Back-to-back podiums keep Crawford on top

4 March 2007

Two podium placings in two days in Calgary have kept Holly Crawford on top of the World Cup snowboard halfpipe standings. Crawford followed her bronze medal in the opening Canadian event on Saturday with a silver today, her fourth podium in six events.

Dual World Cup skiing titles for Australia

Dual World Cup skiing titles for Australia

3 March 2007

Australia can boast two World Cup skiing champions for the first time in its winter sports history, Dale Begg-Smith wrapping up the moguls title in Voss, Norway, to join Jacqui Cooper at the top of the freestyle skiing world. Begg-Smith won his fifth event for the season to claim back-to-back World Cup titles, and also become the first men's Olympic mogul champion to go on and win the World Cup in the following year.

Third podium keeps Crawford on top of the World Cup ranks

Third podium keeps Crawford on top of the World Cup ranks

3 March 2007

Holly Crawford maintains her lead in the World Cup snowboard halfpipe rankings at the mid-point of the season after collecting her third podium for the year. Crawford rode to bronze in the first of two events in Calgary, Canada, to add to the gold and silver she had won earlier in the season, and took her point score in the title chase to 3300 points, 400 ahead of nearest rival Pauline Ligocka of Poland.

Australia secure point against Iran

Australia secure point against Iran

1 March 2007

The Australian men's under 23s have secured a valuable point in their opening Stage 2 Olympic qualifying match with a scoreless draw against Iran in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium overnight. There were few chances for either team in the match played in cold conditions with snow falling in the Iranian capital the day prior to the match.

Three skiers to represent Australia at world juniors

Three skiers to represent Australia at world juniors

26 February 2007

Katya Crema, Michael Rishworth and Christian Geiger have been selected to represent Australia at the 2007 Alpine World Junior Championships, to be held in Altenmarkt/Zauchensee, Austria from March 3-11. Mt Buller's Crema (18), the National GS champion and NSWIS/SSA National Development Team member, will go to the championships on the back of several months training and racing in North America, which should stand her in good stead.

Cooper wins World Cup to complete superb comeback

Cooper wins World Cup to complete superb comeback

26 February 2007

Jacqui Cooper has completed a fairytale return to the top of the aerial skiing world, winning the final event of the season in Apex, Canada, to claim the fourth World Cup title of her career. Cooper overcame a landing fall on her first jump to win her third event for the season, and also become the greatest winner in the history of women's aerial skiing with 19 victories. She is also the first woman to win four World Cup titles.

Ice hockey skills stars hit the Lillehammer ice

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games