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Brumley qualifies for second event

Brumley qualifies for second event

15 January 2006

Clare-Louise Brumley has qualified for her second event at Torino 2006, finishing in 40th place in the 15km freestyle mass start at a World Cup in Val di Fiemme, Italy.

Branch gets first of two combined event qualifiers

Branch gets first of two combined event qualifiers

14 January 2006

Craig Branch has posted the first of two top 60 per cent of field results he needs to qualify for selection to the Australian team in the alpine skiing combined event.

Australia set to make Olympic skeleton and bobsleigh debut

Australia set to make Olympic skeleton and bobsleigh debut

14 January 2006

Australia is set to have women's skeleton and women's bobsleigh athletes at an Olympic Games for the first time following the latest round of World Cup competition in Europe over the weekend.

Another podium propels Begg-Smith to world number two

Another podium propels Begg-Smith to world number two

14 January 2006

Dale Begg-Smith added a bronze medal to his season tally, finishing third on the Salt Lake 2002 moguls skiing course in Deer Valley, Utah, as team-mate Nick Fisher moved a step closer to Torino qualification.

Golden return by Ierodiaconou, Camplin top ten

Golden return by Ierodiaconou, Camplin top ten

14 January 2006

Australian aerial skier Lydia Ierodiaconou has made a remarkable comeback from her knee reconstruction, winning a World Cup event in Deer Valley.

Golden return by Lydia, Alisa nails top ten

Golden return by Lydia, Alisa nails top ten

14 January 2006

Australian aerial skier Lydia Ierodiaconou has made a remarkable comeback from her knee reconstruction, winning a World Cup event in Deer Valley.

Begg-Smith Now World Number 2

Begg-Smith Now World Number 2

14 January 2006

Dale Begg-Smith's podium has added a bronze medal to his season medal haul, finishing third on the Salt Lake 2002 moguls skiing course in Deer Valley. Begg-Smith qualified in fifth place in the elimination round, then stepped it up in the night final to capture the fifth World Cup podium of his career

Michelle Steele's remarkable form

Michelle Steele's remarkable form

14 January 2006

Australia is set to have women's skeleton and women's bobsleigh athletes at an Olympic Games for the first time following the latest round of World Cup competition... Skeleton athlete Michelle Steele has continued her remarkable form by finishing in sixth place in Konigssee, her third top six result in three events.

Fisher takes another qualification step

Fisher takes another qualification step

13 January 2006

Nick Fisher has registered the second of three top 60 per cent of field results he needs to qualify for selection to the Torino 2006 Olympic team.

The price (and pain) of success

The price (and pain) of success

12 January 2006

For the first time in our Winter Olympic history, Australia could have more athletes qualified for an Olympic Games than the number of places available.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.