With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games
Biathlon: Aussie young guns Alex Almoukov and Lucy Glanville have their eyes on PyeongChang 2018 and beyond after a successful Sochi Games.
Ole Einar Bjørndalen from Norway (biathlon) and Hayley Wickenheiser from Canada (ice hockey) have been elected to the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by their peers at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games for a term of approximately eight years.
BLOG: Russ Henshaw went for broke on the same Slopestyle course where Anna Segal finished 4th, and Australians flew in Skeleton, Cross Country, Biathlon & Figure Skating. To cap a huge day for Australia, Torah Bright received the medal she had won 24 hours earlier at a ceremony in Olympic Park.
BIATHLON: Alex Almoukov has pulled off the best ever performance by a male Australian biathlete after finishing 45th in the 20km Individual on Thursday evening (local time).
BIATHLON: Norwegian legend Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has narrowly missed out on an outright winter Games medals record when he finished in an agonising fourth place in the biathlon pursuit.