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Crunch time in Kitzbuhel for slalom duo

Crunch time in Kitzbuhel for slalom duo

16 January 2006

Jono Brauer and Brad Wall have both met the Australian Olympic Committee base level qualification for selection to the Torino 2006 team, but unless they can both ski to a top 60 per cent of field result in Kitzbuhel next weekend, only one will get a slalom place at the Games.

Gardner the best for Australia in second Deer Valley World Cup

Gardner the best for Australia in second Deer Valley World Cup

16 January 2006

Liz Gardner was the best of the Australians in a wind-affected second round of the aerial skiing World Cup in Deer Valley.

McSweeny solid in world juniors

McSweeny solid in world juniors

15 January 2006

Bree McSweeny has had some impressive performances at the World Junior Short Track Championships, finishing top half of field in two of her three events.

Gardner best as Camplin and Ierodiaconou rest

Gardner best as Camplin and Ierodiaconou rest

15 January 2006

Liz Gardner has performed best for the Australian Flying Kangaroos in a wind-affected second round of the aerial skiing World Cup in Deer Valley.

Luger qualifies for Games berth

Luger qualifies for Games berth

15 January 2006

Hannah Campbell-Pegg has became only the third Australian to be selected to compete in luge at the Winter Olympics.

Hayler makes another final

Hayler makes another final

15 January 2006

Damon Hayler has made another World Cup boarder cross final, but exited in the round of 32 in Kronplatz, Italy.

Raymond heads Morton for first time

Raymond heads Morton for first time

15 January 2006

Biathlete Mark Raymond has finished in front of team-mate Cameron Morton for the first time this season, placing 105th to Morton's 106th in the World Cup sprint in Rupholding, Germany.

Brumley qualifies for second event

Brumley qualifies for second event

15 January 2006

Clare-Louise Brumley has qualified for her second event at Torino 2006, finishing in 40th place in the 15km freestyle mass start at a World Cup in Val di Fiemme, Italy.

Branch gets first of two combined event qualifiers

Branch gets first of two combined event qualifiers

14 January 2006

Craig Branch has posted the first of two top 60 per cent of field results he needs to qualify for selection to the Australian team in the alpine skiing combined event.

Australia set to make Olympic skeleton and bobsleigh debut

Australia set to make Olympic skeleton and bobsleigh debut

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 in Europe over the weekend.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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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).