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Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

28 December 2005

Salt Lake 2002 Olympians Mark McNee, Alex McEwan and Stephen Lee are heading for their second Winter Games after making their way through the Australian short track speed skating qualifying trials in Sydney.

Short Track Speed Skating: Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

Short Track Speed Skating: Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

28 December 2005

Salt Lake 2002 Olympians Mark McNee, Alex McEwan and Stephen Lee are heading for their second Winter Games after making their way through the Australian short track speed skating qualifying trials in Sydney.

Preparations for Torino 2006 slide into place

Preparations for Torino 2006 slide into place

28 December 2005

In just under two months the Olympic flame will arrive in the northwestern Italian city of Torino for the 20th Winter Games.

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

23 December 2005

Jono Brauer has taken another step toward Olympic representation, securing the second of three top 80 per cent results he needs to be considered for selection to the Torino 2006 team.

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

23 December 2005

Jono Brauer has taken another step toward Olympic representation, securing the second of three top 80 per cent results he needs to be considered for selection to the Torino 2006 team.

New lottery to help meet Torino Games shortfall

New lottery to help meet Torino Games shortfall

23 December 2005

A new Italian lottery will help balance the books at February's 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italian justice minister Roberto Castelli announced.

Winter Games role for Sydney gold medallist

Winter Games role for Sydney gold medallist

23 December 2005

Sydney 2000 sailing gold medallist Tom King has accepted a management role with the Australian team competing at the Winter Olympics in Torino in February.

Wall moves closer to GS qualification criteria

Wall moves closer to GS qualification criteria

22 December 2005

Brad Wall has registered another top 80 per cent of field result, the Australian Olympic Committee C level requirement for possible selection to the Australian Olympic Team for Torino 2006, after finishing in 50th place in a giant slalom World Cup in Kransjka Gora, Slovenia.

Snowboard cross: Thomas third in US Snowboard Cross Championships

Snowboard cross: Thomas third in US Snowboard Cross Championships

19 December 2005

SSA Snowboarder Emily Thomas has placed third in the US Snowboard Cross Championships event at Mt Hood, Oregon, USA.

Alpine skiing: First top 20 downhill for AJ Bear

Alpine skiing: First top 20 downhill for AJ Bear

19 December 2005

Australian downhiller AJ Bear has skied to the first top 20 World Cup result of his career, finishing in 17th place in Val Gardena, Italy.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

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Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).