SNOWBOARD CROSS: Being chosen by the AOC to represent Australia as an Olympian is a huge honour.
FIGURE SKATING: Being in the spotlight is what Danielle O’Brien and Greg Merriman do best, but the bright lights of the Olympics have taken the dynamic duo a little getting used to.
SKELETON: John Farrow has put down his fastest time at the Sanki Sliding Centre in the fourth and final run, to finish in 17th place on Olympic debut.
SNOWBOARD CROSS: Torah Bright admits that about 18 months ago some people questioned her decision to enter the unique world of Snowboard Cross, but in the event’s Olympic Winter Games final on February 16, she hopes to have the last laugh.
The disappointment of missing the Vancouver 2010 Olympics is the driving force behind Australia’s Bobsleigh pilot Heath Spence.
SHORT TRACK: The women’s 1500m Short Track Speed Skating has got underway with a roaring crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi.
BOBSLEIGH: Seven athletes will make their Winter Olympic debuts in Bobsleigh at the Sochi 2014 Games, having already represented their country at the Summer Olympics.
ALPINE SKIING: Australia’s speeding bullet Greta Small has had her first slip up at her debut Olympic Games after missing a gate in the Super G event at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre on Saturday.
Fresh from winning a bronze medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics, aerial skier Lydia Lassila, has issued an urgent call to build Australia’s first water ramp in the NSW town of Lennox Head.
ICE HOCKEY: Decades of rivalry looks set to continue, with Russia and the USA meeting in a preliminary round Ice Hockey match at Bolshoi Ice Dome on Day 8 of the Olympics.