Cross Country Skiing
The IOC has welcomed the Candidature Files of Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China), the two cities bidding to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.
CROSS COUNTRY: Australia’s largest ever Cross Country team was put the test on one of the world’s most challenging courses in Sochi.
TEAM: Firstly, I must congratulate our hosts, Russia, for staging a remarkable Olympic Games.
CROSS COUNTRY: Australian cross country skier Aimee Watson has pulled off a performance her nation should be extremely proud of, after pushing herself to the limit to finish the gruelling 30km Mass Start Free.
CROSS COUNTRY: Norway's cross country skiing superstar Marit Bjoergen has taken her country to victory in the women's team sprint race, the fifth Olympic gold of her career.
CROSS COUNTRY: Aussies Phil Bellingham and Callum Watson have capped off their debut Olympic Games with a 12th place finish in their semi-final of the Cross Country Team Sprint.
CROSS COUNTRY: Australians Callum Watson and Phil Bellingham have finished the grueling 15km Cross Country Classic in 75th and 76th place respectively out of a field of 92.
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.
CROSS COUNTRY” Australia’s Esther Bottomley and Aimee Watson have fought hard against the odds to finish 61st and 63rd in the Women’s 10km Classic Cross Country event in Sochi on Thursday.