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Russians upset Germans in 4x6 km biathlon relay

Russians upset Germans in 4x6 km biathlon relay

23 February 2006

Russia, without their disgraced star Olga Pyleva, has upset the two-time defending Olympic champion Germany in the women’s 4 x 6 kilometre biathlon relay.

Scott and Koivu pip Cooper for spot on IOC athlete's commission

Scott and Koivu pip Cooper for spot on IOC athlete's commission

23 February 2006

Canada’s cross country skier Beckie Scott and Finnish ice hockey star Saku Koivu have pipped Australian aerial skier Jacqui Cooper for a seat on the IOC athlete’s commission.

Germany wins 4th biathlon gold

Germany wins 4th biathlon gold

21 February 2006

Germany has claimed its fourth biathlon gold of the Games, with victory in the 4 x 7.5km relay at Cesana San Sicario.

Gottwald wins another gold for Austria

Gottwald wins another gold for Austria

21 February 2006

Felix Gottwald of Austria has won his second gold medal of the Games taking out the Nordic combined sprint...

Dutch star Timmer claims 1000m speed skating gold

Dutch star Timmer claims 1000m speed skating gold

20 February 2006

Dutch star Marianne Timmer, who departed the ice in tears after a 500m false start disqualification, captured the women's speed skating 1,000m gold medal

Double gold for Dorfmeister

Double gold for Dorfmeister

20 February 2006

Austria’s Michaela Dorfmeister has taken double gold at Torino 2006, backing up after her victory in the downhill to win the women’s super-G at San Sicario Fraiteve.

“Croatian Sensation” Kostelic wins alpine combined

“Croatian Sensation” Kostelic wins alpine combined

19 February 2006

Croatia’s Janica Kostelic skied an outstanding run in the downhill component to win gold in the ladies’ combined downhill at San Sicario Fraiteve.

American speed skater Davis finally wins gold

American speed skater Davis finally wins gold

19 February 2006

American speed skater Shani Davis has captured his first gold medal, winning the 1000m speed skating at Oval Lingotto.

Three rinks sweep into curling semi's

Three rinks sweep into curling semi's

19 February 2006

Finland, USA and Great Britain have qualified for the semi finals boosting their chances of winning a first Olympic men’s curling medal.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.