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Thomas, Haylor the best in World Championships opener

Thomas, Haylor the best in World Championships opener

17 January 2005

Emily Thomas has led the Australian challenge in the opening snowboard cross event at the World Snowboard Championship, placing 22nd in a field of 41 riders.

Lake Placid #2: Ierodiaconou second but still leads the world, Cooper another top five

Lake Placid #2: Ierodiaconou second but still leads the world, Cooper another top five

17 January 2005

Chinese skier Nina Li has upstaged Lydia Ierodiaconou for the second time in three days, taking gold in front of the Australian’s silver in Lake Placid, New York.

Lynch, Gambino seventh in Europa Cup

Lynch, Gambino seventh in Europa Cup

16 January 2005

Danielle Lynch and Lara Gambino have finished in seventh place in a Europa Cup bobsleigh event in St Moritz.

Branch takes on the Lauberhorn

Branch takes on the Lauberhorn

16 January 2005

Craig Branch has tackled one of the longest and toughest challenges in downhill skiing, the Lauberhorn course in Wengen, Switzerland.

Begg-Smith two spots from finals again

Begg-Smith two spots from finals again

16 January 2005

For the second week in a row, Dale Begg-Smith has missed out on making a World Cup moguls final by two places, finishing in 18th place in Lake Placid, New York.

Short track team eighth in World Juniors

Short track team eighth in World Juniors

15 January 2005

OWI short track speed skaters Lachlan Hay, Elliot Shriane and Alex Merriman have finished in eighth place in the 2000m relay at the World Junior Championships in Belgrade.

Lake Placid #1: Ierodiaconou second in tough conditions, Cooper top five

Lake Placid #1: Ierodiaconou second in tough conditions, Cooper top five

15 January 2005

Lydia Ierodiaconou has been edged out of a fourth consecutive aerial skiing victory by Chinese skier Nina Li, but retains her comfortable lead at the top of the World Cup points table.

Deane tackles Adelboden

Deane tackles Adelboden

12 January 2005

Competing in the fifth World Cup of his career, Luke Deane has finished in 50th place on the testing giant slalom course at Adelboden.

Thirteen in Snowboard World Championship team

Thirteen in Snowboard World Championship team

11 January 2005

The World Snowboard Championships get under way on January 16, with Australia naming a 13 member team to make the journey to Whistler, Canada.

Another good warm-up for Shaw

Another good warm-up for Shaw

11 January 2005

Jo Shaw has had a top ten result in snowboard cross in a Nor-Am Cup at Mt Bachelor, Oregon, the last major event before the World Championships.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.