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One of Australia's leading Commonwealth Games gold medal hopes is considering not continuing on to the Beijing Olympics.

After putting the disappointment of Torino 2006 out of her mind - at least temporarily - Jacqui Cooper is ready to move one step closer to aerial skiing immortality when she competes in Davos this weekend.

Dale Begg-Smith has added the 2006 World Cup moguls title to his Olympic gold medal after winning the post-Games event in South Korea.

Canada’s Whistler, the venue for the next Winter Olympics in 2010, will provide the Australian team with something close a home ground advantage...

Jacqui Cooper at Mt Buller in September 2005

Aerialist Jacqui Cooper and speed skater Steven Bradbury have been selected for the AOC Athletes Commission...

Triumph and tragedy. It's one of the most overworked clichés in the sporting lexicon, but this time around, for Australia's freestyle skiing athletes...

Germany swept the three bobsleigh gold medals at Torino 2006, while Australian crews Jeremy Rolleston and Shane McKenzie, and Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Kylie Reed, produced strong performances.

Some of the biggest names in winter sport stood atop the alpine skiing medal dais including Austrian stars Michaela Dorfmeister and Benjamin Raich...

To paraphrase Greg Chappell, it was hard to tell whether Australia's alpine skiers were in form at Torino 2006 - they weren't in long enough.

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