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Gold medallist Lydia Lassila returns ahead of PyeongChang 2018

Gold medallist Lydia Lassila returns ahead of PyeongChang 2018

28 November 2016

Australia will likely field a stronger Freestyle Aerials team at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games after Olympic Gold and Bronze medallist Lydia Lassila joined the Flying Kangaroos Aerials team in Ruka, Finland last week to resume training.

Fast Slides in opening races for Australian athletes

Fast Slides in opening races for Australian athletes

22 November 2016

Australian Skeleton athletes have finished in podium places in their opening races to start the qualification process for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic games

Jezeršek receives citizenship and looks towards PyeongChang

Jezeršek receives citizenship and looks towards PyeongChang

18 November 2016

She is the newest member on the Australian cross country skiing team but Barbara Jezeršek might just have the most experience.

Over 30 Australian athletes set for Asian Winter Games

Over 30 Australian athletes set for Asian Winter Games

15 November 2016

Australia is planning to send a 57-strong delegation to the Olympic Council of Asia’s 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, next February.

Speed Skating season underway for Greig and Capponi

Speed Skating season underway for Greig and Capponi

15 November 2016

The opening World Cup event of the 2016/2017 season for Long Track Speed Skating has taken place in Harbin, China.

Smart decision pays off for Craine

Smart decision pays off for Craine

14 November 2016

Seven months away from international competition working on the basics and developing her jump technique has been a smart choice for Kailani Craine.

Aussie short-track skaters on the improve

Aussie short-track skaters on the improve

14 November 2016

The Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWIA) Short Track Team has posted improved results at the second World Cup of the year in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, with a top ten to Deana Lockett and PB 17th place for Alex Bryant.

Aussie skeleton riders start 2018 Olympic hunt

Aussie skeleton riders start 2018 Olympic hunt

14 November 2016

We might not have a track on home soil but Australian skeleton riders have sent a strong message that they mean business on their hunt for 2018 Olympic qualification.

Craine ready for season opener

Craine ready for season opener

12 November 2016

It’s been a chock-a-block off season for figure skater Kailani Craine who last competed internationally at the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships in March.

Women in prime time in Pyeongchang in 2018

Women in prime time in Pyeongchang in 2018

8 November 2016

Women’s events will be more prominent at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

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.