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Short Track skaters need for speed

Short Track skaters need for speed

17 February 2017

Australia’s Short Track skaters are feeling the need for speed ahead of the 2017 Asian Winter Games which begin in Sapporo on 19 February.

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

16 February 2017

One this day, 15 years ago, Australia won its first ever individual Olympic winter gold medal.

Olympic Test Event final stop on Halfpipe World Cup circuit

Olympic Test Event final stop on Halfpipe World Cup circuit

15 February 2017

The Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup competition heads to Korea this weekend for the final event of the series, which doubles as the Test Event for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Where are they now: Lillehammer 2016 athletes

Where are they now: Lillehammer 2016 athletes

14 February 2017

A year ago Australia took 17 rising winter athletes to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games and returned home with five medals, a heap of top ten performances and a lifetime of amazing experiences.

Belcher and Ryan win another 470 National Championship

Belcher and Ryan win another 470 National Championship

14 February 2017

Rio silver medallists, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have won the 470 Australian National Championships held at Wangi RSL Amateur Sailing Club on Lake Macquarie from 10-12 February. While the Women’s title was won by 2016 Olympian Carrie Smith and crew Amelia Catt.

World-class field to contest Australian Canoe Slalom Open

World-class field to contest Australian Canoe Slalom Open

14 February 2017

A world-class field, including four of the five top finishers in the men’s K1 at last year’s Rio Olympics, will compete in this weekend’s Australian Canoe Slalom Open in Penrith, Sydney.

Aussies dominate weekend with five winter medals

Aussies dominate weekend with five winter medals

13 February 2017

Two gold and three silver medals were won by Australian winter athletes over the weekend.

Australia’s oldest living Olympian debuted 61 years ago - Part 2

Australia’s oldest living Olympian debuted 61 years ago - Part 2

13 February 2017

This month, Australia’s oldest living Olympian, Frank Prihoda, made his Olympic debut at the 1956 winter Games in Italy.

Chumpy back on top of the World Cup podium

Chumpy back on top of the World Cup podium

13 February 2017

Two-time World Champion Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin roared back on to the snowboard cross podium in Germany yesterday, winning gold at the Feldberg World Cup in a dramatic race which saw fellow Aussie Jarryd Hughes claim the silver.

World Championships motivate Laidlaw for PyeongChang push

World Championships motivate Laidlaw for PyeongChang push

13 February 2017

Despite not finishing his only race at the 2017 World Championships, Harry Laidlaw is hoping the experience in St Moritz will help him push towards the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.