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American Julia Mancuso has claimed gold in the women’s giant slalom, snatching the win away from Finland’s Tanja Poutiainen by 0.67 of a second at Sestriere...

With light snow falling, Katerina Neumannova of the Czech Republic out-sprinted her rivals to claim gold...

All European final four

23 February 2006

It’s an all-European final four, with Sweden, Finland, Russia and the Czech Republic progressing to the semi finals of the men’s ice hockey tournament after coming through the sudden death quarter finals.

Canada’s cross country skier Beckie Scott and Finnish ice hockey star Saku Koivu have pipped Australian aerial skier Jacqui Cooper for a seat on the IOC athlete’s commission.

Day 13: Shaw flies flag

23 February 2006

Jo Shaw will fly the flag for Australia on Thursday 23 February (Day 13) in the women’s snowboard parallel giant slalom. Shaw is Australia’s sole competitor as the Torino Games enter the home stretch.

Paerson finally takes gold

23 February 2006

Sweden’s Anja Paerson has captured the gold medal in the women’s slalom at Sestriere. Paerson led by nearly half a second after the first of two runs and ensured gold with the second quickest second run.

Klassen takes 1500 m

23 February 2006

Cindy Klassen of Canada added to her medal haul at the Torino Games, winning the 1500 metre women’s speed skating final at Oval Lingotto.

Alisa Camplin’s comeback from major knee surgery only four months ago ended with a bronze medal at the Torino Winter Olympic...

There was heavy fog which delayed the start...But despite the difficult conditions the top qualifier Jacqui Cooper was making no excuses...

The doctors gave her little or no chance of a medal...Four months after radical knee surgery Alisa Camplin proved them wrong...