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Skeleton: Boyle 31st in Igls skeleton World Cup

Skeleton: Boyle 31st in Igls skeleton World Cup

9 December 2005

Torino aspirant Shaun Boyle has continued his quest for Olympic qualifying results, placing 31st in the skeleton World Cup in Igls, Austria.

Ierodiaconou heads back to the snow

Ierodiaconou heads back to the snow

9 December 2005

Lydia Ierodiaconou had one leg in the air this week as she worked out in the VIS gym on a springboard to strengthen...

Ierodiaconou heads back to the snow

Ierodiaconou heads back to the snow

8 December 2005

Lydia Ierodiaconou had one leg in the air this week as she worked out in the VIS gym on a springboard to strengthen her leg, but from Saturday, she will have both of them off the ground.

Bobsleigh: Australians blameless in bobsleigh accident

Bobsleigh: Australians blameless in bobsleigh accident

6 December 2005

The members of the Australian men's and women's bobsleigh team have been training on the Torino Olympic track in Cesana Pariol, with an accident involving the number two women's sled of Danielle Lynch reported widely in the news after being involved in an accident on the track.

Alpine Skiing: Strong qualifying results from US World Cups

Alpine Skiing: Strong qualifying results from US World Cups

6 December 2005

Australia's alpine skiers have taken further steps toward Olympic selection over the weekend, Luke Deane, Craig Branch and Brad Wall all registering top 60 per cent of field placings in World Cup races in the Colorado resort of Beaver Creek.

Aerial skiing training news

Aerial skiing training news

5 December 2005

The OWI Aerial Skiing program is currently finalising its preparations for the first international World Cup events of the year, training at Apex Resort, BC, Canada.

Italian Government set to punish doping at Torino

Italian Government set to punish doping at Torino

5 December 2005

IOC president Jacques Rogge is confident of finding an "intelligent solution'' with the Italian Government on how to punish doping at the Torino Olympics.

Australian duo closer to Torino after personal bests

Australian duo closer to Torino after personal bests

2 December 2005

Australian skier Luke Deane has produced the first top 30 result of his career, and taken the another step towards Torino 2006 selection in a super G World Cup in Colorado.

Australian duo closer to qualification after personal best results

Australian duo closer to qualification after personal best results

2 December 2005

Australian skier Luke Deane has produced the first top 30 result of his career, and taken another step towards Torino 2006...

2006 Olympic Winter Games - Torino, Italy

2006 Olympic Winter Games - Torino, Italy

1 December 2005

The 2006 Olympic Winter Games will be taking place this year in Torino, Italy, from February 10th - 26th

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

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.