Winter News

Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merriman perform during day four of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships on March 29, 2012 in Nice, France.

FIGURE SKATING: As the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships get underway in London, Ontario in Canada, Australian Ice Dance champions, Danielle O’Brien and Greg Merriman can only watch on from their training base in Detroit, just a 90-minute drive away.

Deanna Lockett of Australia competes in the Ladies 1500 Metres Heats on day one of the 2012 Short Track Junior World Championships at Medibank Ice House on February 24, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

SKATING:Australia's short track and speed skaters have been blitzing the international circuit chasing qualification ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Ski cross action at the World Championships in Voss, Norway on March 10, 2013.

SKI CROSS: Australians Anton Grimus and Katya Crema reaffirmed that they are closing the gap between themselves and the top echelon of ski cross athletes when they both delivered their best ever results in a World Championships in Voss, Norway, today.

SBX World Cup Arosa - Finals - Podium Men - f.l.t.r.: 2nd Nate Holland (USA), 1st Alex Pullin (AUS), 3rd Lucas Eguibar (ESP).

SNOWBOARD CROSS: Australia’s dual World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin underlined his high achievements so far this season when he won the World Cup snowboard cross event in Arosa, Switzerland today.

Danielle Scott of Australia takes 3rd place during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championship Men's and Women's Aerials on March 07, 2013 in Voss, Norway.

AERIAL SKIING: With just 12 months of elite competition to her name, Danielle Scott became the latest athlete to contribute to Australia’s rich history in aerial skiing by winning the bronze medal at the World Freestyle Ski Championships in Voss, Norway, today.

Alexei Almoukov of Australia competes during the Biathlon Men's 10 km Sprint on day 3 of the 2010 Winter Olympics at Whistler Olympic Park Biathlon Stadium on February 14, 2010 in Whistler, Canada. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

BIATHLON: Olympian Alex Almoukov has recorded a personal best overnight at the World Cup biathlon event in Sochi, Russia.

Australian teenager Matt Graham narrowly misses a place on the podium at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Voss, Norway on 6 March, 2013.

FREESTYLE SKIING: Australian teenager Matt Graham has narrowly missed a place on the podium at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Voss, Norway, finishing fourth.

David Morris #3 of Australia takes his final jump that leads to a third place finish in the USANA Freestyle World Cup aerial competition at the Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex on January 19, 2013 in Lake Placid, New York.

Long story short – I won my first World Cup and in doing so bumped myself up to 2nd overall in the World to finish of the season.

Greta Small of Australia skis in the Women's Giant Slalom during the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships on February 14, 2013 in Schladming, Austria.

Aussie young gun Greta Small has laid down some impressive performances on her way to winning a silver and a bronze medal at the World Junior Alpine Ski Championships in Quebec, Canada.

Deanna Lockett shows off her bronze medal she won in the 1500m short track event at the 2013 Junior World Championships.

Australian Short Track Speed Skater, Deanna Lockett, has won a bronze medal in the final of the 1500 metres at the Junior World Championships in Warsaw, Poland.