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Tough Ski Cross seeding in slow conditions

Tough Ski Cross seeding in slow conditions

21 February 2014

FREESTYLE SKIING-SKI CROSS: Australia’s three competitors in the women’s Ski Cross at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games have completed their seeding runs in slow wet conditions at Extreme Park but Sami Kennedy-Sim and Jenny Owens had small falls on the tough course.

Old guard leads Canada to Women's Ice Hockey Gold

Old guard leads Canada to Women's Ice Hockey Gold

21 February 2014

ICE HOCKEY: In beating the USA to claim ice hockey gold in the women's competition on Thursday, veteran Canada forwards Jayna Hefford (CAN),Hayley Wickenheiser and Caroline Ouellette became the only athletes in their nation's history to win four straight Olympic titles.

Regional rivalries rekindled in ice hockey semifinals

Regional rivalries rekindled in ice hockey semifinals

21 February 2014

ICE HOCKEY: The closest of neighbours will once again become the best of enemies on Friday when they meet in the men's ice hockey semifinals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

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.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.