Winter News

Lydia Ierodiaconou had one leg in the air this week as she worked out in the VIS gym on a springboard to strengthen her leg, but from Saturday, she will have both of them off the ground.

The members of the Australian men's and women's bobsleigh team have been training on the Torino Olympic track in Cesana Pariol, with an accident involving the number two women's sled of Danielle Lynch reported widely in the news after being involved in an accident on the track.

Australia's alpine skiers have taken further steps toward Olympic selection over the weekend, Luke Deane, Craig Branch and Brad Wall all registering top 60 per cent of field placings in World Cup races in the Colorado resort of Beaver Creek.

Aerial skiing training news

5 December 2005

The OWI Aerial Skiing program is currently finalising its preparations for the first international World Cup events of the year, training at Apex Resort, BC, Canada.

IOC president Jacques Rogge is confident of finding an "intelligent solution'' with the Italian Government on how to punish doping at the Torino Olympics.

Australian skier Luke Deane has produced the first top 30 result of his career, and taken the another step towards Torino 2006 selection in a super G World Cup in Colorado.

AJ Bear competing in the downhill at Salt Lake 2002

Australian skier Luke Deane has produced the first top 30 result of his career, and taken another step towards Torino 2006...

The 2006 Olympic Winter Games will be taking place this year in Torino, Italy, from February 10th - 26th

Led by Chairman and Olympic skiing legend Jean-Claude Killy, the IOC’s Coordination Commission has concluded its 10th and final full visit to Torino...

Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Kylie Reed of Australia training in Calgary in November.

Australia’s Danielle Lynch and Abby Lewtas have been involved in a bobsleigh training accident which has left a German coach with two broken legs...