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10 highlights of February 2017

10 highlights of February 2017

28 February 2017

February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.

Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle

Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle

28 February 2017

Brisbane’s Anna Meares Velodrome will provide the perfect setting for a battle of supremacy between Australia’s female sprinters at the 2017 Cycling Australia Track National Championships beginning on March 2.

Willett wins World Cup gold

Willett wins World Cup gold

28 February 2017

Australian James Willett has won gold in the men’s Double Trap at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, India.

Cox joins Australia’s elite with Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe

Cox joins Australia’s elite with Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe

27 February 2017

The rise and rise of Australia’s Mogul Queen Britt Cox this season has culminated in her winning the Overall FIS Ladies Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe, which puts the talented skier in the same company as Olympic Gold medallist Dale Begg-Smith, and World Champion and five-time World Cup Champion Jacqui Cooper.

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10 highlights of February 2017

10 highlights of February 2017

28 February 2017

February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.

Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle

Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle

28 February 2017

Brisbane’s Anna Meares Velodrome will provide the perfect setting for a battle of supremacy between Australia’s female sprinters at the 2017 Cycling Australia Track National Championships beginning on March 2.

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Cox joins Australia’s elite with Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe

Cox joins Australia’s elite with Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe

27 February 2017

The rise and rise of Australia’s Mogul Queen Britt Cox this season has culminated in her winning the Overall FIS Ladies Freestyle Skiing Crystal Globe, which puts the talented skier in the same company as Olympic Gold medallist Dale Begg-Smith, and World Champion and five-time World Cup Champion Jacqui Cooper.

7 podium finishes across 3 events

7 podium finishes across 3 events

27 February 2017

Seven medals from five athletes across three World Cup events highlighted another sensational weekend for our winter athletes.

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15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

16 February 2017

One this day, 15 years ago, Australia won its first ever individual Olympic winter gold medal.

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.

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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

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.