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Over 30 Australian athletes set for Asian Winter Games

Over 30 Australian athletes set for Asian Winter Games

15 November 2016

Australia is planning to send a 57-strong delegation to the Olympic Council of Asia’s 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, next February.

Speed Skating season underway for Greig and Capponi

Speed Skating season underway for Greig and Capponi

15 November 2016

The opening World Cup event of the 2016/2017 season for Long Track Speed Skating has taken place in Harbin, China.

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

Young track stars better for World Cup experience

14 November 2016

A youthful seven-rider Australia team wrapped up round two of the 2016/17 Track World Cup series in Apeldoorn on Sunday gaining crucial experience on the world stage.

Smart decision pays off for Craine

Smart decision pays off for Craine

14 November 2016

Seven months away from international competition working on the basics and developing her jump technique has been a smart choice for Kailani Craine.

Aussie short-track skaters on the improve

Aussie short-track skaters on the improve

14 November 2016

The Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA) Short Track Team has posted improved results at the second World Cup of the year in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, with a top ten to Deana Lockett and PB 17th place for Alex Bryant.

Aussie skeleton riders start 2018 Olympic hunt

Aussie skeleton riders start 2018 Olympic hunt

14 November 2016

We might not have a track on home soil but Australian skeleton riders have sent a strong message that they mean business on their hunt for 2018 Olympic qualification.

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

Caslick wins World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year

14 November 2016

Charlotte Caslick is going to need a bigger trophy cabinet.

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

Aussie women win Oceania Sevens

13 November 2016

The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the 2016 Oceania 7s Women’s Championship in Fiji on Saturday, defeating the hosts in the Final 31-0. The Aussie 7s Men’s team finished the men’s Cup in third position defeating Papua New Guinea 25-5.

Craine ready for season opener

Craine ready for season opener

12 November 2016

It’s been a chock-a-block off season for figure skater Kailani Craine who last competed internationally at the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships in March.

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

Melbourne 1956 makes history as equestrian events take place in Sweden

12 November 2016

In breach of the Olympic Charter and for the first and only time in history, except for a slight exception in 1920, the 1956 Olympics Games were held in two countries.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.