Winter News

Nor-Am podium for Bottomley

29 November 2005

Esther Bottomley has made the podium in the Nor-Am Continental Cup Sprint in Sovereign Lake in Canada, finishing third behind World Championship sprint bronze medallist Sarah Renner and her Canadian team-mate Chandra Crawford.

Australian luge competitor Hannah Campbell-Pegg has completed three World Cup events in her attempt to qualify for the Torino Games.

Australia's alpine skiers have begun the qualification process for Torino, competing in downhill and super G events in Lake Louise at the weekend.

Group Captain Ric Casagrande, who is attached to the Australian Embassy in Rome, has been appointed Security Attache to the Australian Olympic Team...

The start of the XX Olympic Winter Games – Torino 2006 drew a step closer today as the Olympic Flame was kindled in Olympia, Greece....

Astrid Loch-Wilkinson has claimed Australia's first bobsleigh medal, driving to silver in the opening Europa Cup event of the season in Igls, Austria.

Australia has officially qualified a short track relay team for Torino 2006, and also picked up places in individual events for both men and women.

Australian short track team in training

Australia has officially qualified a short track relay team for Torino 2006, and also picked up places in individual events for both men and women...

Via foot and Ferrari, ski and ship, the route of the 2006 Olympic Torch Relay is now public following a Rome unveiling...

Other qualification news

22 November 2005

Cross country: Australian cross country skiers Ben Sim, Clare-Louise Brumley and KT Calder have missed out in their first attempt to qualify for Torino 2006, finishing back in the field in the 15km classical and 10km classical events in Beitostoelen, Norway, at the weekend.