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Australia to have a rider in every Torino event

Australia to have a rider in every Torino event

4 January 2006

Australia's snowboarders have ensured we will have representatives in every snowboard event at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympics after the latest round of northern hemisphere competition.

Largest Australian team in history looms for Torino

Largest Australian team in history looms for Torino

3 January 2006

Australia's team size for the Torino Winter Games now looks like being a minimum of 33, which would make it the largest in the nation's history...

Torino team size at least 33

Torino team size at least 33

31 December 2005

Australia will send the largest cross country contingent in its Olympic history to Torino 2006, and also have representatives in every snowboard event for the first time after the latest round of northern hemisphere competition.

Short track squad finalised and primed for Torino

Short track squad finalised and primed for Torino

30 December 2005

Australia's short track squad for the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy has been finalised and another medal is not out of the question...

Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

28 December 2005

Salt Lake 2002 Olympians Mark McNee, Alex McEwan and Stephen Lee are heading for their second Winter Games after making their way through the Australian short track speed skating qualifying trials in Sydney.

Short Track Speed Skating: Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

Short Track Speed Skating: Salt Lake 2002 skaters set for second Olympics

28 December 2005

Salt Lake 2002 Olympians Mark McNee, Alex McEwan and Stephen Lee are heading for their second Winter Games after making their way through the Australian short track speed skating qualifying trials in Sydney.

Preparations for Torino 2006 slide into place

Preparations for Torino 2006 slide into place

28 December 2005

In just under two months the Olympic flame will arrive in the northwestern Italian city of Torino for the 20th Winter Games.

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

23 December 2005

Jono Brauer has taken another step toward Olympic representation, securing the second of three top 80 per cent results he needs to be considered for selection to the Torino 2006 team.

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

Brauer takes another step towards slalom qualification

23 December 2005

Jono Brauer has taken another step toward Olympic representation, securing the second of three top 80 per cent results he needs to be considered for selection to the Torino 2006 team.

New lottery to help meet Torino Games shortfall

New lottery to help meet Torino Games shortfall

23 December 2005

A new Italian lottery will help balance the books at February's 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italian justice minister Roberto Castelli announced.

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