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Lincoln-Smith starts season with top 10

Lincoln-Smith starts season with top 10

13 November 2009

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

Lincoln-Smith starts skeleton season with top ten

Lincoln-Smith starts skeleton season with top ten

13 November 2009

Emma Lincoln-Smith has started the 2009/10 World Cup skeleton season where she left off, inside the top ten, finishing in eighth place in a weather-shortened event in Park City, Utah. In her first competition since finishing fifth in last season’s World Championships, the Sydney 23-year-old recorded a single run time of 51.62 seconds down the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic course, four tenths of a second behind race winner Anja Huber of Germany.

A shot in the arm for a shot at gold

A shot in the arm for a shot at gold

12 November 2009

Just when most Australians’ minds are turning to summer, our Winter Olympians bound for competition in Vancouver next year are lining up for their vaccinations, thanks to the support of pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, announced today.

Olympic Torch Relay makes history

Olympic Torch Relay makes history

11 November 2009

The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay has just completed its 11th day en route to the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics.

Uniforms have snowgum feel

Uniforms have snowgum feel

9 November 2009

Gum's the word for the Australian Olympic Winter team when it comes to their uniforms for February's Games in Vancouver. The uniforms were released on Monday and have a distinct feel of the Australian Alps

Borodulina moves closer to qualification

Borodulina moves closer to qualification

9 November 2009

Tatiana Borodulina has skated to three top ten placings in a World Cup in Montreal, Canada, taking a major step toward qualifying for all three events at Vancouver 2010.

Borodulina makes three top ten's

Borodulina makes three top ten's

9 November 2009

Tatiana Borodulina has skated to three top ten placings in a World Cup in Montreal, Canada, taking a major step toward qualifying for all three events at Vancouver 2010.

Strong debuts by Australian long track skaters

Strong debuts by Australian long track skaters

9 November 2009

Former in-line skater Sophie Muir has added a 13th placing in the second of two Division B 500m races at the opening long track speed skating World Cup of the season in Berlin, after finishing 14th in her initial journey over the distance. Making her long track World Cup debut, Muir broke her own national record in the opening race – a time set at altitude in Calgary – then bettered it again with 40.14 seconds in the second 500m.

Borodulina moves closer to Olympic qualification

Borodulina moves closer to Olympic qualification

8 November 2009

Tatiana Borodulina has reached the semi-finals of the 1500m in a short track World Cup in Montreal, Canada, and also made it through to the last 28 in both the 500m and 1000m.

Ando, Joubert claim gold at NHK Trophy

Ando, Joubert claim gold at NHK Trophy

7 November 2009

NAGANO, Japan, Nov 7 AFP - Former world champions Miki Ando and Brian Joubert claimed gold in the women's and men's events respectively at the NHK Trophy figure skating Grand Prix here on Saturday.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Aussie Olympians go surfing at Winter Olympic Games

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.