Winter News

Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merriman of Australia compete in the Figure Skating Ice Dance Free Dance on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

FIGURE SKATING: In front of a packed crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace, Danielle O’Brien and Greg Merriman have given a strong and entertaining free program.

Aussies feel the rhythm

18 February 2014
Pilot Heath Spence shows a message of thanks as Duncan Harvey looks on during the Men's Two-Man Bobsleigh.

BOBSLEIGH: In an effort that replicated that of a fabled Disney tale Australia’s Heath Spence and Duncan Harvey have performed admirably to finish the two-man Bobleigh competition in 26th.

David Morris celebrates in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Aerials Qualification on day ten of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE – Aerials: Australian David Morris has made a brilliant start to his Sochi 2014 Olympic campaign, performing his best jump all year at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Monday night.

David Morris of Australia poses for a portrait before heading to the opening cereony ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE – AERIAL SKIING: David Morris is feeding off the inspiration from Lydia Lassila’s bronze medal performance to prepare for the men’s aerial skiing event at Sochi’s Extreme Park on Monday night.

Short track speed skater Pierre Boda of Australia practices ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 3, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SHORT TRACK: Pierre Boda will finally get the chance to make his Olympic debut when the men’s 500m Short Track Speed Skating gets underway on Day 11 of the Sochi Games.

General view of Stadium PSX as competition is delayed due to weather conditions ahead of the Men's Snowboard Cross Seeding on day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SNOWBOARD CROSS: Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin, Jarryd Hughes and Cam Bolton will have to wait another day to compete at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Deanna Lockett of Australia skates during the Ladies' 1500m Short Track Speed Skating heats on day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Iceberg Skating Palace on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SHORT TRACK: After being left disappointed in the 1500m race earlier in the Games, Deanna Lockett will have another shot as she contests the 1000m on Day 11.

Gold medalists Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, Tobias Wendl, and Tobias Arlt of Germany celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Luge Team Relay on day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

SOCHI 2014: With just over 56 percent of the total events on the Olympic program completed so far in Sochi, Germany currently leads the official medal tally, with seven golds won so far.

Akito Watabe (L) of Japan and Eric Frenzel (R) of Germany race during the Nordic Combined Individual NH / 10 km during day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

NORDIC COMBINED: The Nordic Combined Large Hill 10km competition has been dealt a blow, with German Eric Frenzel in doubt for the event after spending the last two days in bed with a fever.

SBX head-to-head preview

17 February 2014
Cameron Bolton of Australia looks on during a Men's Snowboard Cross practice during day eight of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SNOWBOARD-CROSS: Racing was postponed on Monday for the men's Snowboard Cross competition due to heavy fog impacting visibility on the course. Racing has been rescheduled until Tuesday morning at 1030am (530pm AEDT). It will be a reduced format with no seeding runs.