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Roster revelations to spark Olympic excitement

Roster revelations to spark Olympic excitement

4 January 2010

Alex Ovechkin will lead world champion Russia into the Vancouver Winter Olympics and a host of his fellow National Hockey League superstars will follow him onto team rosters in the next week.

Hay's lofty ambitions

Hay's lofty ambitions

23 December 2009

Speed skater Lachlan Hay has pretty lofty ambitions heading into the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Hay skates-off to Vancouver

Hay skates-off to Vancouver

23 December 2009

To say it’s been an interesting journey to Vancouver for speed skater Lachlan Hay is an understatement.

Seasons Greetings from the OWI

Seasons Greetings from the OWI

23 December 2009

The Olympic Winter Institute of Australia would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Board and staff of the OWI would like to wish our AIS Scholarship holders and all Australian Winter Sport athletes, their families and all winter sport supporters a very happy holiday period and a most prosperous and successful year ahead in 2010.

Owens 13th in San Candido World Cup

Owens 13th in San Candido World Cup

23 December 2009

Australia’s ski cross athletes face a tough year, up against the largest fields the event has seen, all vying for the chance to compete in the sport’s Olympic debut. Even qualifying is a tough ask, as the OWI/AIS team found out in the opening events of the season in San Candido, Italy.

First Australian athletes selected for Vancouver

First Australian athletes selected for Vancouver

22 December 2009

The 2010 Australian Olympic Winter Team has its first members with the selection of the Short Track Speed Skating Section finalised today.

Aussies in Action

Aussies in Action

22 December 2009

Over the past weekend, many of the Australian vying for a spot on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter team, competed in qualification events.

Female ski jumpers lose final bid to compete

Female ski jumpers lose final bid to compete

22 December 2009

Female ski jumpers have lost their final bid to compete at the Vancouver Olympics.

Almoukov on target in Slovakia

Almoukov on target in Slovakia

21 December 2009

This is the best shooting result in a distance race that an Australian has produced in over 15 years, with only two years into the sport it certainly shows what potential the 19-year-old has.

Two pb placings for Aussie aerialists

Two pb placings for Aussie aerialists

21 December 2009

Bree Munro has matched her career best aerial skiing performance, placing sixth in the a World Cup in Changchun, China, while AIS/OWI team-mate David Morris has made his first final, in just the fourth event of his career.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.