Winter News

AJ Bear has become the first alpine skier to meet the Australian Olympic Committee qualifying criteria for Torino 2006 team selection.

International sport's top tribunal said the landmark verdict against US sprinter Tim Montgomery was a stark reminder to athletes...

A week after Australia's number one ranked skeleton athlete Michelle Steele finished one place off the podium in a World Cup race in Igls, Austria, the country's number two slider Emma Lincoln-Smith has missed a top ten finish by just one spot in a World Cup in Sigulda, Latvia.

Dale Begg-Smith led the Australian challenge at the opening mogul skiing World Cup in Tignes, France, overnight.

Australia's mogul skiers start their 2005/06 World Cup competition on Wednesday night in Tignes, France.

Top 15 to Torino-bound rider

13 December 2005

Damon Hayler has ridden to 15th place in the World Cup snowboard cross event in Whistler, Canada.

The OWI halfpipe men were in action over the weekend in Whistler alongside their fellow Australian alpine snowboarders.

Luger Hannah Campbell-Pegg has slid to her best result of the season, finishing in 33rd place in a World Cup event in Calgary, Canada, over the weekend.

Australia's leading women's bobsleigh pilot Astrid Loch-Wilkinson has driven to 18th place in a World Cup event in Igls, Austria, keeping herself and brakeman Kylie Reed closely in touch with a place in the line-up for the Torino 2006 Olympic competition.

Slalom specialist Jono Brauer has bounced back from his failure to finish in the opening race of the World Cup season, skiing to a 43rd place in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy.