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Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

20 February 2017

There were mixed results for Australia's short track speed skaters on day one of competition at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Slalom snowboarders wrap up competition in Sapporo

Slalom snowboarders wrap up competition in Sapporo

20 February 2017

Australia’s snowboard slalom trio have wrapped up their Asian Winter Games campaign with some solid results on the slopes of Sapporo Teine.

Wright endures to take third in sprint

Wright endures to take third in sprint

20 February 2017

Casey Wright has given Australia its first cause for celebration at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games, finishing third in the women’s 1.4 km sprint.

Two Aussies crowned World Cup Series Champions

Two Aussies crowned World Cup Series Champions

20 February 2017

Scotty James and Britt Cox have been crowned the overall World Cup series champions in their respected sports after both won individual World Cup gold this weekend.

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London calling for walkers while indoor records fall

London calling for walkers while indoor records fall

20 February 2017

London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships.

Fox posts one of her best ever to secure K1/C1 slalom double

Fox posts one of her best ever to secure K1/C1 slalom double

19 February 2017

Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has posted one of her best runs ever on her local Penrith course to win the women’s K1 canoe slalom gold at the Australian Open, adding to the C1 title she won 24 hours earlier.

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Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

Mixed results for Australia at the Short Track

20 February 2017

There were mixed results for Australia's short track speed skaters on day one of competition at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Slalom snowboarders wrap up competition in Sapporo

Slalom snowboarders wrap up competition in Sapporo

20 February 2017

Australia’s snowboard slalom trio have wrapped up their Asian Winter Games campaign with some solid results on the slopes of Sapporo Teine.

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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.

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

Tokyo 2020 welcomes National Olympic Committes

8 February 2017

Tokyo 2020 concluded today its first National Olympic Committee (NOC) Open Days event, hosting delegations from 13 NOCs. Their visit was aimed at reviewing and showcasing the progress made in preparations for the Games and ensuring the best possible conditions are made available for the athletes during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

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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.

Three new sports added to Buenos Aires 2018 Programme

Three new sports added to Buenos Aires 2018 Programme

8 December 2016

The IOC Executive Board agreed to add dance sport, karate and sport climbing to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Programme, which will be in addition to the 28 sports currently set to be contested for the third Summer YOG.

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Historic visit by Chinese President emphasises strong ties with IOC

Historic visit by Chinese President emphasises strong ties with IOC

19 January 2017

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Olympic Museum today, in what is the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the IOC.

IOC President Bach discusses the “Independent Person” Report

IOC President Bach discusses the “Independent Person” Report

10 December 2016

The detailed findings show that there was a fundamental attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and on sport in general.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).

Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.