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Sheehan 10th in Historic Halfpipe Final

Sheehan 10th in Historic Halfpipe Final

21 February 2014

FREESTYLE – SKI HALFPIPE: Amy Sheehan has delivered another top 10 performance for Australia at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in the event's first Olympic final.

Han finishes strongly in dramatic night of skating

Han finishes strongly in dramatic night of skating

21 February 2014

FIGURE SKATING: Australia's Brooklee Han has finished the free program of the Sochi 2014 Figure Skating competition in 20th place. Han began the second phase of competition in 22nd after earning 49.32 points for her short program. She was the second athlete to take to the ice, following Korea’s Park So Youn.

PREVIEW: Owens' Olympic swansong

PREVIEW: Owens' Olympic swansong

21 February 2014

FREESTYLE - SKI CROSS: As the curtain falls on the Sochi 2014 Freestyle program, the Australian Team’s oldest athlete Jenny Owens will deliver her swan song in what promises to be an emotion-charged day.

Ski Cross seedings complete

Ski Cross seedings complete

20 February 2014

FREESTYLE - SKI CROSS: Australians Anton Grimus and Scott Kneller have had impressive seeding runs in the Ski Cross competition on Day 13 at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

Bjørndalen and Wickenheiser elected to IOC Athletes’ Commission

Bjørndalen and Wickenheiser elected to IOC Athletes’ Commission

20 February 2014

Ole Einar Bjørndalen from Norway (biathlon) and Hayley Wickenheiser from Canada (ice hockey) have been elected to the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by their peers at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games for a term of approximately eight years.

Canada and Team GB to fight it out for Curling gold

Canada and Team GB to fight it out for Curling gold

20 February 2014

CURLING: Canada and Great Britain will play for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games men's curling title after victories in their semifinal games on day 10 of competition at the Ice Cube Curling Centre on Wednesday.

Scholarships offered to Snowboard athletes

Scholarships offered to Snowboard athletes

20 February 2014

AOC: The CEO of the Olympic Winter Institute (OWI) Geoff Lipshut will recommend a move to an expanded snowboard cross program for the next four years that will include Belle Brockhoff, Jarryd Hughes and Cam Bolton as well as Alex Pullin.

Mountain medicine

Mountain medicine

20 February 2014

SOCHI 2014: While Australia's Team Doctor Peter Braun has put in countless hours of preparation during the 12 months leading up to the Games, he actually hopes in a peculiar way that most of his plans and procedures will not see the light of day in Sochi.

Bearded Grimus to take cut for good cause

Bearded Grimus to take cut for good cause

20 February 2014

FREESTYLE - SKI CROSS: Australian Freestyle skier Anton Grimus has put a lot of hard work into growing one of the most impressive beards of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, but the ski cross competitor will take a cut for a good cause on 22 February.

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Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.