News

10 highlights of February 2017

10 highlights of February 2017

28 February 2017

February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.

Cox joins Australia’s elite with Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe

Cox joins Australia’s elite with Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe

27 February 2017

The rise and rise of Australia’s Mogul Queen Britt Cox this season has culminated in her winning the Overall FIS Ladies Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe, which puts the talented skier in the same company as Olympic Gold medallist Dale Begg-Smith, and World Champion and five-time World Cup Champion Jacqui Cooper.

7 podium finishes across 3 events

7 podium finishes across 3 events

27 February 2017

Seven medals from five athletes across three World Cup events highlighted another sensational weekend for our winter athletes.

Jezersek secures Australia's best ever World Championships result

Jezersek secures Australia's best ever World Championships result

27 February 2017

Barbara Jezersek has become Australia’s first ever cross country athlete to record a top thirty performance at a World Championships.

Five big questions to be answered in March

Five big questions to be answered in March

27 February 2017

It has been a bumper start to the year for Australian athletes and whether it’s on the pitch, in the snow, or on the track, the action is not letting up. Here are five burning questions that will be answered in the month of March.

Asian Winter Games concludes

Asian Winter Games concludes

27 February 2017

Australia has joined with other participating nations to farewell the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games at the official closing ceremony on Sunday 26 February.

Colebourne gets her chance in Biathlon mass start

Colebourne gets her chance in Biathlon mass start

27 February 2017

Jill Colebourne was the sole Australian among the 19 strong field to take on the women's 12.5 kilometre mass start at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Cruel conditions test Cross Country skiers

Cruel conditions test Cross Country skiers

27 February 2017

Conditions weren't kind for Australians Ben Sim and Jackson Bursill in the men's 30 kilometre mass start at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Games.

Kerry keeping on

Kerry keeping on

27 February 2017

A second strong performance from Brendan Kerry at the Asian Winter Games (AWG) has put the 22-year-old in good step for next month’s World Figure Skating Championships where he will aim to qualify Australia for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.

Ash and Anthony on song in Sapporo

Ash and Anthony on song in Sapporo

26 February 2017

Sophie Ash and Jakara Anthony have delivered Australia another two strong Asian Winter Games results, finishing fifth and sixth respectively in the women’s moguls.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.