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Injury forces skating legend Michelle Kwan out of Games

Injury forces skating legend Michelle Kwan out of Games

12 February 2006

United States figure skater Michelle Kwan has made one of the toughest decisions of her career–to withdraw from the Torino Games.

A new generation eyes gold in men's curling

A new generation eyes gold in men's curling

12 February 2006

A talented new-wave of rinks have their eyes firmly set on winning the men’s curling gold but the old-guard from Europe may still stand in their way.

Dramatic win by Bystoel in normal hill ski jumping

Dramatic win by Bystoel in normal hill ski jumping

12 February 2006

Norwegian Lars Bystoel won the K90 normal hill ski jumping in dramatic circumstances at Pragelato on Day 2.

Nothing but perfect for the curlers

Nothing but perfect for the curlers

11 February 2006

Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games chief Ice Maker Leif Oehman is in no doubt that he will prepare a perfect ice rink...

German leads Nordic Combined after ski jumping

German leads Nordic Combined after ski jumping

11 February 2006

German Georg Hettich won the ski jumping and is first out for the cross country in the Nordic Combined at Pragelato Plan.

Hettich continues gold rush for Germany

Hettich continues gold rush for Germany

11 February 2006

With Georg Hettich's unexpected win in the Nordic Combined, Germany has claimed the first two gold medals of the Torino Games.

Britain taste 82-year-old gold

Britain taste 82-year-old gold

10 February 2006

After an 82-year-wait, Great Britain was finally awarded its curling gold medal...

Kostelic in drive for five at Torino Games

Kostelic in drive for five at Torino Games

9 February 2006

Three-time Olympic champion Janica Kostelic of Croatia has thrown down the gauntlet in the women's alpine skiing...

Plushenko and Slutskaya lead Russian bid for historic sweep

Plushenko and Slutskaya lead Russian bid for historic sweep

9 February 2006

Russian stars Yevgeny Plushenko and Irina Slutskaya will be leading their country's bid for an historic figure skating title...

Ohno not again - US-Korea Olympic short track showdown looms

Ohno not again - US-Korea Olympic short track showdown looms

9 February 2006

Reigning Olympic 1,500-metre champion Apolo Anton Ohno of the United States...

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).