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Competing at her first Olympic Games, 32-year-old Emily Thomas takes on a class field in the qualifying round of the ladies snowboard cross at Bardonecchia.

Joanne Carter is planning an all out attack on the Olympic Village ice-cream containers after she completes her Free Skating program...

Australia’s two athletes in action on day seven of the Torino Games, Emily Thomas and Shaun Boyle aim to perform as well as their team-mates did in snowboard cross and skeleton on day six.

Steele slides to history

17 February 2006
Michelle Steele on her way to 13th place in the skeleton at the Torino Olympics.

Australian Michelle Steele, Australia's first skeleton Winter Olympian finished 13th at Cesana Pariol. Steele clocked a combined time of 2:03.09 over her two runs.

Italy has won its second gold medal of the Olympics with a comfortable victory in the men’s team pursuit speed skating final.

Golden night for Begg-Smith

17 February 2006

Australia’s Olympic champion Dale Begg-Smith received his gold medal one day after he claimed first place in the moguls, and who better to hang it around his neck than AOC President John Coates.

Skating to the theme from The Godfather, Yevgeny Plushenko confirmed the gold medal that everyone had expected with a near faultless display in the men’s individual free skate at Palavela.

Season best for Thomas

17 February 2006

Australia’s Emily Thomas has narrowly missed recording a career best performance in the women’s snowboard cross at Bardonecchia...

Hasek out of Games

17 February 2006

Czech Republic star goalie Dominik Hasek is out of the Olympics because of an injury that happened minutes into his first game in Torino.

Russian biathlete, Olga Pyleva has been stripped of the Olympic silver medal for the women’s 15km race and expelled from the Games after failing a drug test.