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Australia's first athletes arrive in Torino for the XX Winter Games

Australia's first athletes arrive in Torino for the XX Winter Games

1 February 2006

Biathlete Cameron Morton and skeleton athlete Shaun Boyle are the first Australian athletes to arrive in Torino for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games.

Bright signals halfpipe medal potential

Bright signals halfpipe medal potential

29 January 2006

Torah Bright has finished in second place in the Winter X Games halfpipe in Aspen, Colorado, declaring her candidacy for a place on the Torino 2006 podium.

Carter eighth in Torino Games warm-up

Carter eighth in Torino Games warm-up

29 January 2006

Joanne Carter has finished in eighth place at the Four Continents competition in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in her final warm-up event prior to Torino 2006.

Begg-Smith takes three from three

Begg-Smith takes three from three

29 January 2006

Australian moguls skier Dale Begg-Smith has pushed his winning run to three consecutive World Cups, taking gold in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy.

Carter eighth in Four Continents short program

Carter eighth in Four Continents short program

28 January 2006

Joanne Carter has skated to eighth place in the short program of the Four Continents competition in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in her final warm-up event prior to Torino 2006, Carter scored 47.

NSWIS/SSA Development Mogul Team complete successful Europa Cup tour

NSWIS/SSA Development Mogul Team complete successful Europa Cup tour

27 January 2006

The NSWIS/SSA Development Mogul Team has completed their third and final Europa Cup event of the season, with 16 year-old Mt Buller local Robert Lovick recording a great personal best result in Dolni Morava, Czech Republic.

Cooper wins first Europa Cup Medal

Cooper wins first Europa Cup Medal

24 January 2006

NSWIS/SSA Mogul Development Team member Ramone Cooper has won his first Europa Cup Mogul Skiing medal, finishing in third place on day two of competition in Dolni Morava, Czech Republic.

Torino alpine skiing line-up finalised

Torino alpine skiing line-up finalised

23 January 2006

Australia's alpine skiers had a weekend to forget in Kitzbuhel, with Jono Brauer and Brad Wall both failing to finish the first run of the slalom and Craig Branch being disqualified in the downhill.

Morton has best result for the season

Morton has best result for the season

23 January 2006

Cameron Morton has produced his best performance of the season in the final World Cup before the Torino Games, finishing in 68th place in the Antholtz sprint.

Two of three bob teams make Torino start list

Two of three bob teams make Torino start list

23 January 2006

Australia's bobsleigh women have continued their strong World Cup performances in a week of mixed fortunes for Australia's bob teams.

Australian Medallists of the Rio Games

Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony

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Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.