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2017 Calendar of Events
- 7-10 - Sail Melbourne
- 8-10 - 2017 Australian Open Short Track Speed Skating Championships, O’Brien Group Arena
- 8-12 - AFF (Fencing) Open National Champs, Canberra
- 12 - 13 - Olympic Nomination Speed Skating Trials, O’Brien Group Arena
- 25 - Christmas Day
- 26 - Boxing Day
Australian short track speed skater Julia Moore has won a silver medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Norway playing her part in the mixed nation relay.
Producing your best performances under pressure is something all athletes aspire to do, and that is something 16-year-old Julia Moore has achieved at the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Zali Offord and Louis Muhlen have rounded out Australia’s most successful day at a Winter Games with silver and bronze medals in the Lillehammer 2016 ski cross competition on Hafjell Olympic Slope.
Alex Dickson has won Australia’s second medal of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games after claiming silver in the snowboard cross on Hafjell Olympic Slope.
BIATHLON: It is unusual to see the Australian flag near the top of the leaderboard in biathlon but that's what happened for a short time at the Youth Olympic Games in the 6km biathlon sprint on Sunday.
Katie Parker and Louis Muhlen have kicked off their Lillehammer 2016 campaign with some solid results as they took to Hafjell Olympic Slope for the Super G
Two Australians have featured in the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games in Norway, the night before the first full day of competition where six Aussies are in action.
Australia will return to Olympic competition in Lillehammer on Saturday for the first time since the historic 1994 Games when the sunburnt nation won its first Winter Olympic medal.
Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker hit the Lillehammer slopes for the first time today as they prepare for an action packed schedule over the next fortnight.
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