Hughes announced as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

Snowboarder Jarryd Hughes has been confirmed today as the Flag Bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. The silver medallist will lead the Australian Team into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium as they conclude the XXIII Winter Olympics on the 25th February.

Four NSWIS cyclists off to the Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games Australia is pleased to announce a strong 36-member team to contest the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Reigning Commonwealth Games champions Stephanie Morton, Matthew Glaetzer and Annette Edmondson headline the track selections, in addition to the return of 2010 Gold medallists Cameron Meyer and Kaarle McCulloch (NSWIS).

Five from NSWIS named in Australian Paralympic Winter Team

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced the 13 athletes who will hunt for Australia’s first Paralympic Winter gold medal since 2002 at the PyeongChang 2018 Games beginning on March 9. Co-captained by World Champion and two-time Paralympian Mitchell Gourley (Para-alpine skiing) and double IPC Crystal Globe holder Joany Badenhorst (NSWIS), the Australian Team will comprise of four Para-snowboarders, seven Para-alpine skiers plus two sighted guides.

19 big snack ideas athletes can prepare

If you head off to school, university or work around training times it’s important to plan ahead and make sure you have the right foods packed, that way the fuel needed to prepare and recover from training will be available when you need it. Most of the snacks below contain both carbohydrate and protein so they are great before and after training – they don’t require much preparation so they are easy to pack and take with you.

Brendan Kerry through to Figure Skating free skate

Australia’s Brendan Kerry has qualified for the final of the Men’s Singles Skate in PyeongChang, set to take place tomorrow. Kerry delivered an impressive score of 83.06 to directly qualify for tomorrow’s free skate, where Kerry will have the opportunity to perform his long program.

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Tiffany Thomas-Kane OAM won a gold and three bronze medals in the swimming pool at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. Thomas-Kane also received the Order of Australia in 2017 for her outstanding achievement at the age of just 15.

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