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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.

Brauer claims first European Cup victory

Brauer claims first European Cup victory

12 January 2006

In a promising result just one month out from the Winter Olympics, Jono Brauer has won the first European Cup event of his career.

Ice Skating Aust Release: Manzano Appeal Rejected

Ice Skating Aust Release: Manzano Appeal Rejected

12 January 2006

Today, the Chair of the Appeals Tribunal of Ice Skating Australia Incorporated (ISA) announced that the Tribunal has rejected the appeal made by Ms Miriam Manzano...

Hannah heads to Torino against all odds

Hannah heads to Torino against all odds

12 January 2006

Its official - 23 year-old Hannah Campbell-Pegg today became only the third Australian ever selected to compete in the Luge at the Winter Olympics...

Olympic qualification on the line

Olympic qualification on the line

11 January 2006

Astrid Loch-Wilkinson competes in the Konigssee World Cup on Friday (Jan 13) with brakewoman Kylie Reed, with an Olympic qualifying result on the line.

Steele set for Torino skeleton debut

Steele set for Torino skeleton debut

11 January 2006

Michelle Steele looks set to become Australia's first skeleton athlete at an Olympic Games after winning the National Team selection trials...

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

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