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Italy celebrates their first Torino gold

Italy celebrates their first Torino gold

13 February 2006

Italy is celebrating after claiming their first gold medal of the Torino Games. Reigning Olympic champion, Armin Zoeggeler won the men’s luge at Cesana Pariol.

Spectators flock to Torino Games venues

Spectators flock to Torino Games venues

13 February 2006

Organisers of Torino 2006 are thrilled with the spectator response on the first two days of the Games with 50,000 fans turning out.

All-rounder Ishmouratova wins women's 15km biathlon

All-rounder Ishmouratova wins women's 15km biathlon

13 February 2006

Russia’s Svetlana Ishmouratova produced an exemplary display of marksmanship and a fast ski time to win the women's 15 kilometre biathlon at Cesana San Sicario.

Korea dominates 1500m short track

Korea dominates 1500m short track

13 February 2006

Korea dominated the first gold medal event at Palavela (Day 2) finishing 1st and 2nd in the Men’s 1500m short track.

Cheek wins gold in Speed Skating

Cheek wins gold in Speed Skating

13 February 2006

Joey Cheek became the second American in three days to win gold at the Oval Lingotto...

Nordic neighbours post shut outs

Nordic neighbours post shut outs

13 February 2006

Finland and Sweden both posted shout outs on the third day of the women’s ice hockey tournament at the Torino Games.

Asian competitors a chance in normal hill ski jumping

Asian competitors a chance in normal hill ski jumping

12 February 2006

Scandanavian athletes traditionally dominate normal hill ski jumping, but athletes from some Asian nations have been in top form this season.

For fun, free concerts, medals plaza in main piazza is the place

For fun, free concerts, medals plaza in main piazza is the place

12 February 2006

There's a hole in the middle of every medal at these Winter Olympics for a reason: to honour the open piazzas.

Injury forces skating legend Michelle Kwan out of Games

Injury forces skating legend Michelle Kwan out of Games

12 February 2006

United States figure skater Michelle Kwan has made one of the toughest decisions of her career–to withdraw from the Torino Games.

A new generation eyes gold in men's curling

A new generation eyes gold in men's curling

12 February 2006

A talented new-wave of rinks have their eyes firmly set on winning the men’s curling gold but the old-guard from Europe may still stand in their way.

Journey to Rio - Laetisha Scanlan

2016 Triathlon Team announced

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).