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Biathlon: Morton the best of the Australians again

Biathlon: Morton the best of the Australians again

19 December 2005

Cameron Morton has again led team-mate Mark Raymond in biathlon World Cup competition in Europe, as the pair vie for the one place available for an Australian in the Torino 2006 field.

Moguls gold tops off a record weekend for Australian winter sport

Moguls gold tops off a record weekend for Australian winter sport

19 December 2005

Dale Begg-Smith has won the first gold medal in Australia's 25-year history of World Cup mogul skiing...

Snowboarders produce career-best rides

Snowboarders produce career-best rides

19 December 2005

Australian snowboarder Emanuel Oppliger has ridden to a career-best 11th place in a parallel giant slalom World Cup in Le Relais, Canada...

Cole meets qualifying criteria in a mixed weekend in China

Cole meets qualifying criteria in a mixed weekend in China

18 December 2005

Australia's Flying Kangaroos have had a mixed weekend in China, collecting three top 60 per cent of field Olympic qualifying results, but a best placing of only eighth from the two World Cup events.

Speed skating: Goerlitz 32nd but misses qualifying chance

Speed skating: Goerlitz 32nd but misses qualifying chance

18 December 2005

Speed skater Richard Goerlitz has finished in 32nd place in the first of two World Cup events in Inzell, Germany, unfortunately missing the top 80 per cent result he needs for Olympic qualification.

First top 20 downhill for AJ Bear

First top 20 downhill for AJ Bear

18 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.

Fourth aerial skier qualifies for Torino selection

Fourth aerial skier qualifies for Torino selection

18 December 2005

Australian aerial skier Lainie Cole has joined her more celebrated team-mates Alisa Camplin, Jacqui Cooper and Lydia Ierodiaconou in fulfilling the...

Luge: Campbell-Pegg 32nd in Lake Placid World Cup

Luge: Campbell-Pegg 32nd in Lake Placid World Cup

17 December 2005

Hannah Campbell-Pegg has finished in 32nd place in a World Cup at Lake Placid, New York State.

Bobsleigh: Bob duo continue their progress toward the Games

Bobsleigh: Bob duo continue their progress toward the Games

17 December 2005

Australia's number one two-woman bobsleigh duo Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Kylie Reed have continued their steady progress towards a berth in the Torino 2006 field, finishing in 18th place in a World Cup in Cortin d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Bobsleigh: Bob duo continue their progress toward the Games

Bobsleigh: Bob duo continue their progress toward the Games

17 December 2005

Australia's number one two-woman bobsleigh duo Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Kylie Reed have continued their steady progress towards a berth in the Torino 2006 field, finishing in 18th place in a World Cup in Cortin d'Ampezzo, Italy.

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