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Let the Games begin – Asian Winter Games officially opens

Let the Games begin – Asian Winter Games officially opens

20 February 2017

The spectacular Sapporo Dome played host to the opening ceremony of the eighth Asian Winter Games and Australia's delegation welcomed the opportunity to march in the official proceedings.

Cox secures first Mogul Skiing World Cup Title

Cox secures first Mogul Skiing World Cup Title

20 February 2017

Britt Cox has created history, becoming the first Australian female to win a Mogul Skiing World Cup title, in a mixed event where she did just enough in the Dual Mogul event in Tazawako, Japan.

Slalom athletes open Australia's AWG campaign

Slalom athletes open Australia's AWG campaign

19 February 2017

Slalom athletes Millie Bongiorno, Christian De Oliveira and Nick Masjuk have started Australia’s Asian Winter Games campaign, competing in the Giant Slalom on opening day of competition at Sapporo Teine.

Scotty James wins Halfpipe World Cup series crown

Scotty James wins Halfpipe World Cup series crown

19 February 2017

Scotty James has put down “the run of his life” to win gold at the Phoenix PyeongChang Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup.

Australia officially welcomed as Asian Winter Games beginning approaches

Australia officially welcomed as Asian Winter Games beginning approaches

19 February 2017

Warm and friendly greetings have been extended to the Australian team as part of the official Asian Winter Games welcome ceremony.

Cox claims her sixth World Cup gold of the season

Cox claims her sixth World Cup gold of the season

18 February 2017

Britt Cox has sustained her excellent World Cup season by winning her sixth Mogul Skiing World Cup gold medal at Tazawako, Japan.

Lockett named Sapporo Australian Flagbearer

Lockett named Sapporo Australian Flagbearer

18 February 2017

Short Track skater Deanna Lockett has been named Australian flagbearer for the opening ceremony of the Asian Winter Games.

Skiing into action in Sapporo

Skiing into action in Sapporo

18 February 2017

Casey Wright and Jackson Bursill are in Sapporo preparing to represent Australia at the Asian Winter Games.

Aussie Figure Skaters take on World’s Best

Aussie Figure Skaters take on World’s Best

17 February 2017

The 2017 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships kicked off yesterday, with ten Australians taking to the ice across multiple disciplines at Gangneung Ice Arena.

Overall season title within Cox's reach

Overall season title within Cox's reach

17 February 2017

The second-to-last stop on the 2016/17 FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup tour is on this weekend in Tazawako, Japan, with a full weekend of competition on Saturday, February 18, and dual moguls on Sunday.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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

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American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).