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Campbell-Pegg 37th in opening luge World Cup

Campbell-Pegg 37th in opening luge World Cup

30 November 2009

Hannah Campbell-Pegg has finished in 27th place in a Nation’s Cup luge event in Igls. The Torino Olympian raced down the Austrian track in a time of 40.892 seconds to finish 0.841 seconds behind the fastest sled of German Corinna Martini.

Branch near best in season opener

Branch near best in season opener

29 November 2009

Craig Branch has skied to within one place of his career-best result, finishing 28th in the opening World Cup downhill of the season in Lake Louise, Canada. Branch was just two seconds flat behind race winner Didier Cuche of Switzerland, covering the 3km course in a time of one minute 52.32 seconds. The 32-year-old Perisher Blue skier

Long track to Vancouver

Long track to Vancouver

27 November 2009

Every Winter Olympics needs its Jamaican bobsleigh team, and Vancouver may have already found its.

CAS confirms Pechstein's ban

CAS confirms Pechstein's ban

26 November 2009

Five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein lost her appeal against a two-year ban for blood doping on Wednesday and will miss the Vancouver Games.

Sim scores World Cup points

Sim scores World Cup points

25 November 2009

Ben Sim has become the second Australian cross country skier to score World Cup points, and the first to do it in a distance event. Sim finished 30th in the opening World Cup 15km Freestyle in Beitostolen in Norway, just 1:07 behind the winner Ronny Hafsaas of Norway.

Relay reaches new found land

Relay reaches new found land

25 November 2009

The Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay has been making its way through the vast land of Canada for 26 days.

Sim scores World Cup points in Beitostolen

Sim scores World Cup points in Beitostolen

24 November 2009

Ben Sim has become the second Australian cross country skier to score World Cup points, and the first to do it in a distance event. Sim finished 30th in the opening World Cup 15km Freestyle in Beitostolen in Norway, just 1:07 behind the winner Ronny Hafsaas of Norway. It was a tight race - ten seconds quicker and the 24-year-old Cooma skier would have been 25th place, 5 seconds slower and he would have been 35th.

Lincoln-Smith starts skeleton season with two top tens

Lincoln-Smith starts skeleton season with two top tens

24 November 2009

Emma Lincoln-Smith has started the 2009/10 World Cup skeleton season where she left off the previous year, inside the top ten, finishing in eighth place in a weather-shortened event in Park City, Utah.

More national records and pbs in speed skating

More national records and pbs in speed skating

24 November 2009

Australia’s speed skating athletes continue to set new Australian records, Daniel Greig re-claiming a new 500m mark and Sophie Muir lowering her national record times in both the 500m and 1000m in a CanAm Cup event in Calgary over the weekend.

More national records and pbs in speed skating

More national records and pbs in speed skating

23 November 2009

Australia’s speed skating athletes continue to set new Australian records, Daniel Greig re-claiming a new 500m mark and Sophie Muir lowering her national record times in both the 500m and 1000m in a CanAm Cup event in Calgary over the weekend.

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Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.