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Gold to Begg-Smith in Calgary

Gold to Begg-Smith in Calgary

9 January 2010

Dale Begg-Smith has capped off his comeback to World Cup competition with a superb mogul skiing victory in Calgary, Canada. The 24-year-old reigning Olympic champion earned 23.73 points from the judges to collect his 16th career win, comfortably defeating Canadian Vincent Marquis on 23.38 points and Russian Alexandr Smyshlyaev (23.27 points).

Crawford, Johnstone qualify in Mammoth

Crawford, Johnstone qualify in Mammoth

9 January 2010

Holly Crawford and Nate Johnstone have qualified for the finals in the second of two halfpipe events at the US Grand Prix in Mammoth Mountain, California. Crawford followed her third place finish in the opening event of the meet by riding to the third highest score in the elimination round, while Johnstone qualified in sixth place for tomorrow’s final.

Crawford mixes with US stars

Crawford mixes with US stars

8 January 2010

Holly Crawford has disrupted a home-town clean sweep of the US Grand Prix snowboard halfpipe in Mammoth Mountain, riding to third place in an event that doubled as a US Olympic selection trial.

Steele on the podium

Steele on the podium

8 January 2010

Michelle Steele has finished in second place in an Intercontinental Cup competition in Lake Placid, as Australia’s four skeleton athletes battle it out for one of two places available at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Steele on the podium as selection battle continues

Steele on the podium as selection battle continues

8 January 2010

Michelle Steele has finished in second place in an Intercontinental Cup competition in Lake Placid, as Australia’s four skeleton athletes battle it out for one of two places available at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Steele recorded a two run total time of one minute 52.45 seconds on the 1980 Olympic course, 0.18 seconds behind Canadian Sarah Reid.

Kofler takes Four Hills title

Kofler takes Four Hills title

7 January 2010

Austrian Olympic silver medallist Andreas Kofler won the Four Hills title on Wednesday in Bischofshofen despite finishing fifth in the final event.

Countdown to biathlon selection

Countdown to biathlon selection

7 January 2010

The race to be Australia’s only biathlete at Vancouver next month is almost at its end. Two Australian athletes are vying for the one spot to represent Australia, in the sport which combines the arduous demands of cross-country skiing, with precision target shooting.

Crawford mixes it with the US stars

Crawford mixes it with the US stars

7 January 2010

Holly Crawford has disrupted a home-town clean sweep of the US Grand Prix snowboard halfpipe in Mammoth Mountain, riding to third place in an event that doubled as a US Olympic selection trial. Crawford scored 44.40 points to finish behind Salt Lake 2002 gold medallist Kelly Clark (48.40 points) and Torino 2006 Olympic champion Hannah Teter, but ahead of 2006 silver medallist Gretchen Bleiler

Luge athlete set to make history in Vancouver

Luge athlete set to make history in Vancouver

6 January 2010

The third Australian athlete selected for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games has been ratified by the Australian Olympic Committee today.

Olympic Flame nears Vancouver

Olympic Flame nears Vancouver

4 January 2010

The Olympic flame is now two-thirds of the way to its destination – the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

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).

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.