Winter News

David Morris will carry the Australian Flag at the 2014 Closing Ceremony in Sochi.

TEAM: Aerial Skiing silver medallist David Morris has been named Australian Flagbearer for the Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony.

Australian Sabrina Kerber before volunteering at the Iceberg Palace at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

SOCHI 2014: Sabrina Kerber has volunteered at events all over the world, but here at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games it’s a whole new adventure.

Deanna Lockett of Australia competes in the Short Track Women's 1000m Quarter-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

SHORT TRACK: Australian teenager Deanna Lockett has produced the best race of her Olympic campaign to finish ninth in the 1000m Short Track Speed Skating.

Greta Small of Australia in action during the Women's Slalom during day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

ALPINE SKIING: There’s no denying the conditions were tough for the last event on the women’s Alpine program- Slalom.

Owens says goodbye in style

22 February 2014
Jenny Owens looks on in the Freestyle Skiing Womens' Ski Cross Seeding on day 14 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: Three-time Olympian Jenny Owens has called it a day on her skiing career after more than two decades at the top.

Katya Crema of Australia celebrates in the Freestyle Skiing Womens' Ski Cross 1/8 Finals on day 14 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: Katya Crema produced the best skiing of her career to place a sensational seventh in the Ski Cross event at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Heath Spence of Australia pilots a run during a four-man bobsleigh practice session on Day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

BOBSLEIGH: Buoyed by their training runs, Australia’s 4-man Bobsleigh team are hoping for a top 15 finish when competition kicks off on Saturday.

Katya Crema waves in the Freestyle Skiing Womens' Ski Cross Seeding on day 14 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE SKIING-SKI CROSS: Australia’s three competitors in the women’s Ski Cross at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games have completed their seeding runs in slow wet conditions at Extreme Park but Sami Kennedy-Sim and Jenny Owens had small falls on the tough course.

Gold medalists Meaghan Mikkelson #12, Caroline Oullette #13, Melodie Daoust #15, Jayna Hefford #16 and Catherine Ward #18 of Canada celebrate during the medal ceremony.

ICE HOCKEY: In beating the USA to claim ice hockey gold in the women's competition on Thursday, veteran Canada forwards Jayna Hefford (CAN),Hayley Wickenheiser and Caroline Ouellette became the only athletes in their nation's history to win four straight Olympic titles.

James van Riemsdyk #21 of the United States skates against the Czech Republic during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff.

ICE HOCKEY: The closest of neighbours will once again become the best of enemies on Friday when they meet in the men's ice hockey semifinals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.