Australian sailors sit on top of the world in two classes following the latest ISAF World Sailing Rankings that were released last night.
With four current Australian winter World Champions and an avalanche of blistering results on the snow, the three year countdown to Sochi 2014 cannot come soon enough
Victorian Shane Perkins wrapped up the sprint double at the Scody Cycling Australia Track National Championships. Perkins added the Australian keirin title to his sprint crown at Sydney's Dunc Gray Velodrome on Sunday.
Top Eventing Coach Prue Barrett has been appointed National Performance Director of the Australian Eventing Team ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Barrett’s appointment comes after long-term coach Wayne Roycroft stepped down from his role as Eventing Head Coach in December 2010.
Australian slider Emma Lincoln-Smith has completed a successful Skeleton World Cup season by securing a top 10 ranking after the eighth and final event in Cesana, Italy. Although the AIS Scholarship holder’s form dropped off in the European leg of the World Cup, it was her good speed in the North American rounds that set up her best World Cup finish yet.
Australian 16-year-old year 11 school student Britt Cox turned the heads of the world’s elite mogul skiers with a personal best 12th place in the United States today. Skiing in the FIS dual moguls World Championship as clearly the youngest athlete in the finals, the petite dual AIS/NSWIS scholarship holder may well have signalled to the world and the huge crowd on the Deer Valley Mountain in Utah, that her unquestionable talent will soon be richly rewarded at an international level.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season
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).
Did you know?
At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.