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Austria takes team Nordic combined gold

Austria takes team Nordic combined gold

16 February 2006

Austria’s strong performance in the 4 x 15km cross country phase secured them victory in the team Nordic combined event at Pragelato Plan.

Canada’s curlers claw their way to victory

Canada’s curlers claw their way to victory

16 February 2006

Canada, Italy, Great Britain, Norway and Finland posted victories on Day 5 of the men's curling competition at Pinerolo.

Smigun wins her second gold

Smigun wins her second gold

16 February 2006

Kristina Smigun of Estonia has won her second gold for the Torino Games easily winning the ladies’ 10 kilometre classical cross country event on Day 6...

Austrian brothers win double luge gold

Austrian brothers win double luge gold

15 February 2006

Austrian brothers Andreas and Wolfgang Linger won gold in the men’s double luge on Day 5 of the Torino Games at Cesana Pariol.

Hasek injury, US tie headline action

Hasek injury, US tie headline action

15 February 2006

An injury to Czech Republic goaltender Dominic Hasek overshadowed the results on the first day of the men’s ice hockey.

Canada under pressure to win: Gretzky

Canada under pressure to win: Gretzky

15 February 2006

Canadian ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky says his team is under pressure to repeat its gold medal performance of Salt Lake City.

Brazilian bobsledder fails drug test

Brazilian bobsledder fails drug test

15 February 2006

A Brazilian bobsledder is to be sent home from the Torino Games after testing positive to the banned steroid Nandrolone back in January.

Begg-Smith carries medal hope

Begg-Smith carries medal hope

15 February 2006

Australia’s strongest medal hope, Dale Begg-Smith carries the World number one ranking into the moguls competition at Sauze d’Oulx.

Campbell-Pegg breaks 50-second barrier

Campbell-Pegg breaks 50-second barrier

15 February 2006

Hannah Campbell-Pegg finished 23rd in the women’s luge, breaking the 50-second barrier in all four runs of the competition at Cesana Pariol.

Dramatic finish to alpine skiing combined

Dramatic finish to alpine skiing combined

15 February 2006

American Ted Ligety clinches gold in alpine skiing combined but teammate Bode Miller disqualified.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

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Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.