SNOWBOARD: Australia’s Holly Crawford and Nate Johnstone both advanced directly to the snowboard halfpipe World Cup final in Sochi, Russia, after impressive displays in the qualification session today.
Australian athletes competing at the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will be the first to sign statutory declarations saying they have no history of doping in sport.
SNOWBOARD: Torah Bright has unveiled an ambitious plan to become the first snowboarder to compete in three disciplines at the Winter Olympics and according to brother and coach Ben, win a medal in each one.
FIGURE SKATING: Australian Ice Dance champions and OWIA/AIS scholarship holders, Danielle O'Brien and Greg Merriman added their fourth consecutive personal best performance at the ISU Four Continents Championship in Osaka, Japan last night finishing in a career-best 8th place.
SKI - SLOPESTYLE: World champion Australian freestyle skier Anna Segal has been ruled out of competition for the rest of the season after tearing ligaments in her knee during qualifying at her last World Cup event.
SHORT TRACK: Australian short track speed skater, Deanna Lockett, has finished the 2012/2013 World Cup season impressively, finishing inside the top 20 in both the 1000 and 1500 metre competitions after six events.
SOCHI 2014: There were Test Events aplenty in Sochi over the weekend as the Russian host city of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games welcomed athletes in Nordic Combined, Cross Country and Short Track Speed Skating.
SKI: Australian pocket rocket Greta Small has continued her sensational snow form to finish 25th in Super Combined at the 2013 World Ski Championships in Schladming, Germany.
SKI SLOPESTYLE: Australia’s reigning World Champion Anna Segal captured her second consecutive World Cup ski slopestyle podium finish in Silvaplana, Switzerland, today.
At a ceremony today marking one year to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge officially invited the world’s National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and their athletes to take part in the Games.