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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.

Ladies Super-G postponed due to fog

Ladies Super-G postponed due to fog

19 February 2006

The ladies Super-G race has been postponed a day because of poor weather at San Sicario Fraiteve. The race will now be held at 12.00 on 20 February (Day 10).

AOC bobsleigh appeal denied

AOC bobsleigh appeal denied

19 February 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee has lost an appeal to disqualify the Brazilian four-man bobsleigh team from the Winter Olympics.

Sweden upstages USA in dramatic penalty shoot-out semi-final in women's ice hockey

Sweden upstages USA in dramatic penalty shoot-out semi-final in women's ice hockey

18 February 2006

Sweden pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Winter Olympic history, defeating the United States in a penalty shoot-out in the women’s ice hockey semi's.

Thrilling finish in men's 12.5k biathlon

Thrilling finish in men's 12.5k biathlon

18 February 2006

Frenchman Vincent Defrasne has taken gold in the men’s 12.5km biathlon pursuit in a thrilling finish at Cesana San Sicario.

Wilhelm creates history with three biathlon golds

Wilhelm creates history with three biathlon golds

18 February 2006

Germany’s Kati Wilhelm has become the first female biathlete to win three Olympic gold medals.

Plushenko gains gold in figure skating

Plushenko gains gold in figure skating

17 February 2006

Skating to the theme from The Godfather, Yevgeny Plushenko confirmed the gold medal that everyone had expected with a near faultless display in the men’s individual free skate at Palavela.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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).