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Injuries beset Aussie senior winter athletes

Injuries beset Aussie senior winter athletes

3 December 2015

WINTER: A broken arm climbing a fence, infected and reconstructed knees, a busted ankle and even glandular fever - Australia's best Winter Olympic hopes have seemingly been beset with injuries over the past year.

Crash makes Youth Olympic qualification even tougher

Crash makes Youth Olympic qualification even tougher

20 November 2015

The tough challenge of qualifying for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the extreme sliding sport of luge has got even harder for Australian rookie Beth Slade.

Olympians to lead strong men’s team to World Cup

Olympians to lead strong men’s team to World Cup

27 September 2015

Lachlan Hay and Pierre Boda will lead a strong men’s team into this year’s short track speed skating World Cup circuit.

Olympian Hay makes comeback for short track nationals

Olympian Hay makes comeback for short track nationals

24 September 2015

Two-time Winter Olympian Lachlan Hay has come out of retirement seeking a final shot at Olympic glory.

Kneller appointed YOG Young Ambassador

Kneller appointed YOG Young Ambassador

2 September 2015

Australian dual winter Olympian Scott Kneller has been appointed as a Young Ambassador for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

1 September 2015

Australian halfpipe rider Scotty James will follow the lead of an increasing number of snowboarders by concentrating on one event for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

18 August 2015

Australian Ice Racing and the Korean Skating Union have signed a landmark agreement that will see the two nations work together to share short track speed skating skills and expertise.

Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

12 August 2015

The IOC today announced the list of 15 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will support the young athletes going to the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games from 12 to 21 February 2016 in Lillehammer, Norway.

Bright eyes best Aussie winter star tag

Bright eyes best Aussie winter star tag

11 August 2015

Torah Bright will target two events in her final Games as she eyes off the opportunity to becomes Australia's greatest Winter Olympian.

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

Weekend wrap - Monday 3 August

3 August 2015

As the countdown to Rio 2016 closes in on one year to go, Australians have been chasing Olympic qualification around the globe.

Journey to Rio - Jarrod Poort

Australian Olympic Flag Bearers

Did you know?

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