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Bright bags Vancouver berth

Bright bags Vancouver berth

6 November 2009

Torah Bright has won a World Cup snowboard halfpipe in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, in the process ensuring a place in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games field.

Bright qualifies another place for Vancouver with Swiss World Cup win

Bright qualifies another place for Vancouver with Swiss World Cup win

6 November 2009

Torah Bright has won a World Cup snowboard halfpipe in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, in the process ensuring she has qualified another place for Australia in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games field. Bright led the field at every stage of the season’s second event, winning the elimination round with 42.9 points then riding to the highest score on 43.2 points in the first round of the final.

Brauer focussed on an Olympic sweep

Brauer focussed on an Olympic sweep

6 November 2009

Jono Brauer headed overseas at the weekend, ready to start on-snow training prior to the World Cup season, and his quest for Vancouver 2010 qualification. He filed this report before he flew out to Europe:

City hands over athletes' village

City hands over athletes' village

5 November 2009

With 100 days to the opening of the Vancouver Winter Olympics, the athletes' village was handed over to Games organisers on Wednesday.

City hands over athletes' village

City hands over athletes' village

5 November 2009

With 100 days to the opening of the Vancouver Winter Olympics, the athletes' village was handed over to Games organisers on Wednesday.

Camplin to carry torch as Games draw near

Camplin to carry torch as Games draw near

4 November 2009

Alisa Camplin will create further Olympic history in the early hours of tomorrow morning (AEST) when she is a torchbearer for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. November 4 is especially significant as it marks the 100 day countdown to the Games.

Vancouver 2010 qualification battle heats up

Vancouver 2010 qualification battle heats up

4 November 2009

More than 40 Australian winter sports athletes will resume their Vancouver 2010 Olympic qualifying campaigns this month, as World Cup and America’s Cup competition gets underway in short and long track speed skating, skeleton, snowboard halfpipe, cross country skiing, alpine skiing, bobsleigh and luge.

Record Australian entry for start of bobsleigh season

Record Australian entry for start of bobsleigh season

4 November 2009

Eleven Australian men and two women will hurl themselves down the 2002 Olympic bobsleigh track in Park City at the end of the month, in preparation for seven America’s Cup events, a record representation.

Speed skating: Five qualified for World Cup

Speed skating: Five qualified for World Cup

4 November 2009

World Cup competition in long track speed skating also commences this coming weekend in Berlin, with three Australians taking their places in the field.

Vancouver 2010 qualification battle heats up

Vancouver 2010 qualification battle heats up

4 November 2009

More than 40 Australian winter sports athletes will resume their Vancouver 2010 Olympic qualifying campaigns this month, as World Cup and America’s Cup competition gets underway in short and long track speed skating, skeleton, snowboard halfpipe, cross country skiing, alpine skiing, bobsleigh and luge.

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

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At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.