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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.

PREVIEW: Kneller overcomes injury to compete in Ski Cross

PREVIEW: Kneller overcomes injury to compete in Ski Cross

20 February 2014

FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: After the high drama of Snowboard Cross at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park earlier this week, Ski Cross gets underway on Thursday, starting with the men’s competition.

PREVIEW: Sheehan to make a splash in Sochi

PREVIEW: Sheehan to make a splash in Sochi

20 February 2014

FREESTYLE – SKI HALFPIPE: As a kid Amy Sheehan spent much of her time in Byron Bay’s surf but now she is about to make her Olympic debut riding the crest of another wave.

Jana loves Bobsleigh but may also return to Athletics

Jana loves Bobsleigh but may also return to Athletics

20 February 2014

BOBSLEIGH: Australian women’s Bobsleigh team, Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman, have placed 14th at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, equaling the best result by an Australian women’s team at the Olympics.

Quick thinking sees Han progress

Quick thinking sees Han progress

20 February 2014

FIGURE SKATING: Thinking on her feet has seen Australia’s Brooklee Han put together a solid performance in the Ladies’ Individual Figure Skating and qualify her through to free program.

Sweden and Canada to battle for Curling gold

Sweden and Canada to battle for Curling gold

20 February 2014

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

Fairytale Olympics for Snowboard couple

Fairytale Olympics for Snowboard couple

20 February 2014

SNOWBOARD: It’s been a fairytale Olympics for Russian couple Vic Wild and Alena Zavarzina, winning gold and bronze medals minutes apart.

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Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).