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Top ten for Begg-Smith, Berchtold qualifies for Games team

Top ten for Begg-Smith, Berchtold qualifies for Games team

8 January 2006

Dale Begg-Smith has finished in ninth place in a World Cup in Mont Gabriel, Canada, with brother Jason the next best of the Australians in 28th place.

Camplin makes first jumps since knee op

Camplin makes first jumps since knee op

8 January 2006

Alisa Camplin has performed her first jumps on snow since her knee reconstruction, landing several single somersaults at the Flying Kangaroos' training base in Apex, British Columbia.

Deane's Olympic campaign is over

Deane's Olympic campaign is over

8 January 2006

The Olympic campaign of Australian alpine skier Luke Deane appears to be over following an accident in a World Cup giant slalom race in Adelboden, Switzerland.

Another top ten to Hayler

Another top ten to Hayler

5 January 2006

Australian snowboarder Damon Hayler has ridden to his second top ten result of the season, finishing tenth in a snowboard World Cup in Bad Gastein, Austria.

US skeleton coach suspended

US skeleton coach suspended

5 January 2006

Suspended US skeleton coach Tim Nardiello will not be allowed to travel with the team for World Cup races in Germany while sexual harassment allegations...

Mogul Skiing: Chance to lock down qualification

Mogul Skiing: Chance to lock down qualification

4 January 2006

A top 60 per cent of field result at this weekend's World Cup mogul skiing event in Mont Gabriel will complete the qualification requirements for Torino 2006 for Manuela Berchtold and Jason Begg-Smith.

Skeleton: Trials to finalise skeleton duo

Skeleton: Trials to finalise skeleton duo

4 January 2006

Australia's skeleton athletes will compete in national trials in Konigssee, Germany, this week, in the next step in team selection for Torino 2006.

Aerial skiers look for top 60s in Canada

Aerial skiers look for top 60s in Canada

4 January 2006

Flying Kangaroos Liz Gardner, Lainie Cole and Bree Munro will compete in a World Cup in Mont Gabriel, Canada, this weekend, Gardner and Munro seeking top 60 per cent results for Torino 2006 qualification.

Aerial skiers look for top 60s in Canada

Aerial skiers look for top 60s in Canada

4 January 2006

Flying Kangaroos Liz Gardner, Lainie Cole and Bree Munro will compete in a World Cup in Mont Gabriel, Canada, this weekend, Gardner and Munro seeking top 60 per cent results for Torino 2006 qualification.

Alpine Skiing: Branch 43rd as qualification chase continues

Alpine Skiing: Branch 43rd as qualification chase continues

4 January 2006

Craig Branch was Australia's sole starter in the men's World Cup downhill in Bormio during the Christmas/New Year week, with AJ Bear opting not to race because of illness in the lead-up.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

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