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Six Austrian athletes banned from Olympics

Six Austrian athletes banned from Olympics

27 April 2007

The Executive Board (EB) of the IOC has unanimously decided to declare permanently ineligible six athletes from the Austrian biathlon and cross-country skiing teams

Morgan Innes Foundation Established

Morgan Innes Foundation Established

27 April 2007

The father of 14-year-old Morgan Innes has called on those who want to remember his daughter to contribute to a trust fund set up to assist future Australian ice skating stars and underprivileged youth. Morgan was one of four people killed in the collision between a boat and ferry on Sydney Harbour late last month. 47-year-old Robert Innes says the only way he, his wife Kim and 11-year-old son Curtis can move forward is by knowing that something positive has come out of the tragedy.

World junior bronze for Pullin

World junior bronze for Pullin

12 April 2007

Australia's 2007 season medal-winning run has continued with Alex Pullin riding to bronze in the Snowboard Junior World Championships in Bad Gastein, Austria. Pullin made it through the qualifying round in the 89-rider snowboard cross field, then won his round of 32 encounter.

The Alan Blinn and Simone Moore Memorial Fund

The Alan Blinn and Simone Moore Memorial Fund

4 April 2007

The Executive The NSW Ice Skating Association (NSWISA) has announced the establishment of a special memorial fund in memory of Dr Alan Blinn and Mrs Simone Moore. The two leading members of the New South Wales figure skating community were tragically killed in the Sydney Harbour boating accident late last month.

Australia seventh in Short Track World Team Championships

Australia seventh in Short Track World Team Championships

27 March 2007

Australia has finished in seventh place in the 2007 Short Track World Team Championships, held last week in Budapest, Hungary. Skating in the Championship B bracket, the team of Jeremy Beck, Lachlan Hay, Alex Merriman, Elliott Shriane and Ben Southee collected 30 points to be pipped by one point by Germany for sixth place.

Carter 20th in World Championships

Carter 20th in World Championships

26 March 2007

Jo Carter has finished in 20th place at the World Figure Skating Championships in Tokyo over the weekend. Carter scored a total of 127.17 points, finishing in 19th place in the short program and 21st in the free program. In a quinella for Japan, Miki Ando took the gold medal with 195.09 points ahead of compatriot Mao Asada on 194.45 points.

Carlow has best world title result of career

Carlow has best world title result of career

23 March 2007

Sean Carlow has skated to the best World Championship result of his career, finishing in 28th place in the short program in Tokyo. Carlow scored 49.75 points, missing a place in the 24-man free program, but surpassing his 32nd place at last year's event.

World Junior moguls medal just eludes Cooper

World Junior moguls medal just eludes Cooper

20 March 2007

Ramone Cooper has followed up his impressive World Freestyle Championship debut with a fourth placing in dual moguls in the World Junior Freestyle Championships, missing the podium by the barest margin. After placing fifth in the single moguls on Sunday, Cooper again qualified poorly, landing a head-to-head meeting with the single moguls gold medallist Bryon Wilson of the USA in the opening round of the finals.

Sauvey 12th in ski cross world champs

Sauvey 12th in ski cross world champs

20 March 2007

Former Australian alpine national champion Sarah Sauvey has followed the lead of Salt Lake 2002 skier Jenny Owens in switching to ski cross, finishing 12th in the World Championships on March 6.

Crawford runner-up for World Cup halfpipe title

Crawford runner-up for World Cup halfpipe title

19 March 2007

Holly Crawford has finished runner-up in the snowboard halfpipe 2007 World Cup, after riding to her sixth podium result for the season in Stoneham, Canada. The 23-year-old Sydney rider just missed out in her attempt to add a third World Cup title to Australia's 2007 winter sports tally, but equalled the 2004 performance of Torino Olympic team-mate Torah Bright in finishing second on the end of season points table.

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Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.