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Ash and Anthony on song in Sapporo

Ash and Anthony on song in Sapporo

26 February 2017

Sophie Ash and Jakara Anthony have delivered Australia another two strong Asian Winter Games results, finishing fifth and sixth respectively in the women’s moguls.

Fifth for Craine at Asian Winter Games

Fifth for Craine at Asian Winter Games

26 February 2017

Kailani Craine has continued her good Asian Winter Games form, producing a strong routine in the women’s free program at Sapporo’s Makomanai Indoor Skating Rink.

Spectacular Sunny Valley tougher than it looks

Spectacular Sunny Valley tougher than it looks

26 February 2017

Russia’s Sunny Valley resort, where Sami Kennedy-Sim and Anton Grimus competed on the weekend, attracted massive crowds at the newest venue on the ski cross World Cup circuit.

Triple podium for Aussie moguls team

Triple podium for Aussie moguls team

26 February 2017

Britt Cox stood on the podium for the eighth time in ten events by taking the bronze and was followed by a Men’s double podium.

Lassila and Scott win aerials gold and silver in Minsk

Lassila and Scott win aerials gold and silver in Minsk

26 February 2017

Australia’s Super Saturday in winter sports moved up another notch last night in Minsk, Belarus when Lydia Lassila won her second World Cup and Danielle Scott took silver, reclaiming the overall Aerial Skiing World Cup number one position.

Olympian Crawford seventh in Asian Winter Games halfpipe

Olympian Crawford seventh in Asian Winter Games halfpipe

25 February 2017

Olympian Holly Crawford has challenged a world class field and finished seventh in the Sapporo 2017 women's halfpipe, held at the Bankei Ski Arena on Saturday.

Top ten finishes for Aussie alpine skiers

Top ten finishes for Aussie alpine skiers

25 February 2017

Zanna Farrell and Liam Michael have rounded out their Asian Winter Games campaigns with top ten finishes in their respective slalom events in Sapporo.

Aussies finish eighth in Biathlon Mixed Relay

Aussies finish eighth in Biathlon Mixed Relay

25 February 2017

Australia has gone head to head against a world class field and finished eighth in the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games mixed relay, held Saturday at the Nishioka Biathlon Stadium.

Kerry skates to a new personal best

Kerry skates to a new personal best

25 February 2017

Sochi Olympian Brendan Kerry has set a new short program personal best, skating to a score of 82.54 in the opening round of the men's competition at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Mogul skiers find their feet

Mogul skiers find their feet

25 February 2017

Australian athletes are feeling confident for the rest of their competition after experiencing strong qualification runs in the men’s and women’s Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games Dual Moguls, which were held Friday at the Bankei Ski Arena.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.