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Speed skating review:Klassen snares 5 medals

Speed skating review:Klassen snares 5 medals

26 February 2006

Oval Lingotto provided a party atmosphere, some controversy and breathtaking speed skating performances for the 12 events at the Torino Winter Games.

Treble biathlon gold for Greis

Treble biathlon gold for Greis

25 February 2006

Michael Greis of Germany won his third gold at Torino 2006 with victory in the inaugural men's 15km mass-start biathlon at Cesana San Sicario.

Luge Review - Otto and Zoeggler defend crowns

Luge Review - Otto and Zoeggler defend crowns

25 February 2006

Italy, Germany and Austria claimed Torino 2006 luge gold at Cesana Pariol, while Australia's lone competitor, Hannah Campbell-Pegg...

Skeleton Review - Pedersen and Gibson champs

Skeleton Review - Pedersen and Gibson champs

25 February 2006

Skeleton made just it's fourth Winter Olympic appearance at Torino 2006 (second for women) and Australia qualified one competitor in each event...

Olofsson secures gold for Sweden

Olofsson secures gold for Sweden

25 February 2006

The women’s 12.5 km mass start, the final biathlon event at Cesana San Sicario, was won by Sweden's Anna Carin Olofsson.

Snowboarding Review - Aussies shine Brightly in Bardonecchia

Snowboarding Review - Aussies shine Brightly in Bardonecchia

25 February 2006

Torino 2006 has been a breakthrough Olympics for Australia's snowboard athletes, and was so even before they posted two top-ten placings...

Biathlon Review - Germany, Russia and France dominate

Biathlon Review - Germany, Russia and France dominate

25 February 2006

Cameron Morton was Australia’s sole biathlete competing at Torino 2006. The 31-year-old finished 83rd in the men’s 20 km individual biathlon event and 82nd in the men’s 10km sprint.

Nordic combined Review - Gottwald and Hettich star

Nordic combined Review - Gottwald and Hettich star

25 February 2006

Felix Gottwald of Austria and Georg Hettich of Germany have emerged as the stars of the Nordic combined events at Pragelato at Torino 2006...

Raich leads Austrian slalom sweep

Raich leads Austrian slalom sweep

25 February 2006

Austrian star Benjamin Raich has blitzed the field to win his second gold medal at Torino 2006, the men's slalom, on February 25 (Day 15) at Sestriere Colle.

Canadian rock stars finally net Olympic curling gold

Canadian rock stars finally net Olympic curling gold

24 February 2006

Curling-crazy Canada put an end to their Olympics jinx...

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

Eat Like A Champ - Lunchbox series

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.