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Aerial training opens

Aerial training opens

18 February 2010

Australia’s aerial skiers had their first day of training at Cypress Mountain yesterday, the women turning out in the morning while the men got to experience the competition environment by jumping under lights.

Esther and Paul looking for fast skis

Esther and Paul looking for fast skis

17 February 2010

The Individual Sprint Classic event in Cross Country couldn’t be more aptly named or simpler in concept and tactics. Take off, go flat out for 1.2 kilometres (women) or 1.4 kilometres (men), and hope your time is fast enough to take you through to the next round.

Youngest male winter Olympian in action

Youngest male winter Olympian in action

17 February 2010

Fifteen-year-old Scott James will make his Olympic debut tomorrow, becoming the youngest Australian male to compete at a Winter Games.

Confident Cooper lands in Vancouver

Confident Cooper lands in Vancouver

17 February 2010

‘Jac is back’. That’s the assessment of aerial star Jacqui Cooper upon her arrival in Vancouver ahead of her start to competition at the Winter Olympic Games.

Hay set to forge Olympic dreams

Hay set to forge Olympic dreams

17 February 2010

Lachlan Hay is ready. Ready for the commencement of his Olympic Games and of what possibilities that can bring.

Fashions on the Field

Fashions on the Field

17 February 2010

It’s not all abut sport. At the Vancouver Olympic Games, National Olympic Committees have been expressing themselves like never before. From the spectacular, to the stylish, to the questionable it’s been a glam-tacular Games.

It’s All in the Family

It’s All in the Family

17 February 2010

You know the athletes. You may even know the coaches and technicians, but what about the people often in the background but responsible for athletes’ success? Meet the families; the people who help keep it real.

Déjà vu for Campbell-Pegg as Germany reigns supreme

Déjà vu for Campbell-Pegg as Germany reigns supreme

17 February 2010

Hannah Campbell-Pegg has concluded her second Olympic Games, placing 23rd in the women’s luge at the Whistler Sliding Centre.

Sophie has eyes on Sochi

Sophie has eyes on Sochi

17 February 2010

Australian speed skater Sophie Muir has demonstrated her amazing potential by producing two classy 500m races at Richmond Olympic Oval today.

Hickey just misses qualification as Canada wins Gold

Hickey just misses qualification as Canada wins Gold

17 February 2010

Steph Hickey has just missed a place in the head-to-head finals round of the women’s snowboard cross, finishing in 18th place in her Olympic debut.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).