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australian aerials skier david morris eyes olympic medal




master tactician david morris is eyeing off a repeat of his sochi shrewdness as he seeks to claim australia's fourth and potential final medal of the pyeongchang winter olympics.the aerial skier had to do it the hard way in qualifying for sunday night's finals, coming through the repechage round to ...



australian aerials skier david morris eyes olympic medal




"it was great and i was really relieved to get through the qualification as it's the most stressful part of the competition," morris told channel seven."you have to beat more than half the field to get through and then from now on in the finals it's just beating three and you can sneak through with ...



controversy as david morris fails to make aerials final




pyeongchang: aerial skier david morris has refused to use a judging controversy as an excuse for his failure to make the winter olympics final.the australian finished in 10th place, one spot outside of the penultimate round in pyeongchang on sunday. david morris flies high. photo: apsochi silve...



controversy as david morris fails to make aerials final




"i thought i was in when i saw him crash," morris said."when i saw the score come up i was surprised by it. when i asked my coach, he went up to the judges and questioned them on it."they've given him four metres of controlled skiing, which is what you need after a landing ... they sort of discounte...



lindsey vonn loses super-g medal in last-second mistake




there will be no medal for american skier lindsey vonn in the olympic super-g at the pyeongchang games.she had a fast run going before a mistake near the bottom cost her valuable time. tina weirather of liechtenstein leads after the opening eight racers.vonn will have another chance in the downhill....



scotty james named pyeongchang flagbearer




world champion snowboarder scotty james will carry the australian flag at the pyeongchang winter olympics opening ceremony.the halfpipe star is set to compete in his third games and was named by chef de mission ian chesterman at a reception ahead of the games showpiece on friday evening. scotty jame...



an olympic cross-country skier shares her favorite kitchen tool — winter olympic




cross-country skier kikkan randall made her olympic debut at the 2002 olympic winter games in salt lake city. she was just 19 years old. in the past 16 years she has transformed the sport and been an inspiration to a new generation of athletes. in 2012 she became the first woman to win a world cup t...



20-year first as australian aerials women miss medals




the australian women's aerials team failed to win a winter olympics medal for the first time in 20 years when laura peel and danielle scott couldn't get to the podium on friday night.peel came closest with a fifth placing while scott bowed out in the first final of the night, finishing 12th. up in t...



20-year first as australian aerials women miss medals




the australian women's aerials team failed to win a winter olympics medal for the first time in 20 years when laura peel and danielle scott couldn't get to the podium on friday night.peel came closest with a fifth placing while scott bowed out in the first final of the night, finishing 12th. up in t...



boulder's casey andringa goes for broke, posts best olympic finish for an americ




bongpyeong, south korea – casey andringa couldn't really believe it was real.at the top of the super final of six skiers, the boulder-born moguls skier moved into the starting gate, saw his friends and family raging down below and started to chuckle.“that was everything i could have ever wanted ...



australian matt graham takes silver in moguls




pyeongchang: australia has its first medal of the pyeongchang winter olympics after skier matt graham won silver in the moguls.the world no.3 pumped his fist after passing the line before being awarded 82.57 points in the medal round on monday night. matt graham celebrates after winning the silver ...



australian matt graham takes silver in moguls




pyeongchang: australia has its first medal of the pyeongchang winter olympics after skier matt graham won silver in the moguls.the world no.3 pumped his fist after passing the line before being awarded 82.57 points in the medal round on monday night.matt graham celebrates after winning the silver m...



‘olympic athletes from russia’ win first curling medal in russian history




“we came here to win an olympic medal and today we managed to do this and we're very happy," bryzgalova was cited as saying by the olympics website.prime minister dmitry medvedev congratulated the husband-wife pair on the “first olympic medal in the history of russian curling” on twitter....



australian matt graham takes silver in moguls




top seed daichi hara of japan was third with 82.19 points in the six-man super final, while for the second olympics in a row canada's marc-antoine gagnon was fourth.the third skier of the final six down the bokwang snow park course, 23-year-old graham was in gold medal position before sochi 2014 sil...



former olympian in awkward chinese comment




pyeongchang: the seven network has defended former aerial skier turned winter olympics commentator jacqui cooper who made an awkward gaffe during their olympic games telecast.commentating on chinese aerial skier yan ting the five-time winter olympian said: "very chinese. they all look the same. very...



olympic skier makes miraculous comeback




copied!a norwegian olympic skier makes a miraculous comeback after falling during his first lap.feb.12.2018



andrew bogut eyes 2020 olympics as career finale




andrew bogut is eyeing the medal podium at the 2020 tokyo olympics as the perfect stage to end his distinguished basketball career.the 33-year-old los angeles lakers centre, who has suffered and overcome numerous serious injuries during his 13 nba seasons, knows he still faces a long road to make it...



australia's hughes wins snowboard cross silver at winter olympics




snowboard cross racer jarryd hughes has taken silver at the winter olympic games, australia's third medal in pyeongchang.french world no.1 pierre vaultier has taken gold and spaniard regino hernandez bronze, with australian alex pullin crashing out in thursday's final to place sixth.competitors in a...



boulder's casey andringa goes for broke, posts best olympic finish for an americ




bongpyeong, south korea – casey andringa couldn’t really believe it was real.at the top of the super final of six skiers, the boulder-born moguls skier moved into the starting gate, saw his friends and family raging down below and started to chuckle.“that was everything i could have ever wante...



australian women's rugby sevens program gets huge funding increase after rio gol




the australian women's rugby sevens team will be laughing all the way to the bank after the australian sports commission and ais announced its 2017-18 funding for national sporting organisations.the olympic champions received a whopping 65 per cent funding increase with an additional $500,000 to tak...



laura peel chases winter olympic games glory, but torah bright misses selection




canberra aerial skier laura peel is hoping to turn a double bronze will transform into an olympic games medal in south korea next month.but cooma star torah bright's hopes of competing in pyeongchang and at her third olympics have been crushed by a wrist injury. canberra-born aerial skier laura peel...



dual olympic gold medallist gillian rolton dies




after a two year battle with endometrial cancer, olympic equestrian gold medallist gillian rolton has died at the age of 61.she passed away in adelaide, the australian olympic committee confirmed on saturday night. australian equestrians (left to right) andrew hoy, wendy schaeffer, phillip dutton a...



winter olympics: australian aerial skier laura peel takes fifth in pulsating fin




the australian was unable to complete a back-double-full-full in the six-woman medal round after landing a back-full-full and back-full-double-full on her opening two efforts on friday.belarusian hanna huskova won gold after scoring 96.14 on her third attempt, a back-lay-full-full, with chinese pair...



stefanidi vaults to the top of the worlds | sports




katerina stefanidi has added the world championship title in london to her olympic gold medal in rio last year, after triumphing in the pole vault final on sunday with a national record of 4.91 meters. she actually finished 16 centimeters above competition on the nght.the greek champion beat her mai...



31 olympic athletes to watch at the 2018 pyeongchang games




every winter olympics has its breakout stars—the rookie defying the odds to win her first gold medal, the legend defying time to win his last. the 2018 winter olympic games in pyeongchang, south korea has no shortage of candidates on both counts, from teen phenoms like russian figure skater alina ...