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15 March 2018 10:43 AM Australia's snowboarders hoping for a repeat of that gold medal feeling

PyeongChang: The fluctuating weather in South Korea this week has mirrored the extreme emotions experienced by Australia’s close-knit Paralympics snowboarding team, Simon Patmore’s breakthrough gold medal coming hot on the heels of the cruel injury to Joany Badenhorst. Patmore completed a remarkable transition from the athletics track to the alpine world 11

12 March 2018 8:03 AM Snowboarder ends Australia's winter Paralympics gold medal drought

PyeongChang: Snowboarder Simon Patmore has broken through and won Australia’s first winter Paralympics gold medal in 16 years. The Queenslander has also entered a rare club, becoming the first man and the second person overall to win a medal at both summer and winter Paralympics. Patmore collapsed to the ground in jubilation after crossing the finish 18

10 March 2018 4:10 AM IOC and Paralympic movement strengthen partnership

“Since our first formal agreement signed in 2000, the Paralympic Games and the movement as a whole has grown beyond all recognition,” he said. Meanwhile, North and South Korea’s decision not to march together at Friday night’s opening ceremony will have no bearing on efforts to support North Korean athletes, the IOC has said. North Korea is represented 25

20 February 2018 10:03 AM Snowboarder Simon Patmore living the dream

Simon Patmore has for the past three years been travelling the world as a virtual professional alpine athlete. Snowboarder Simon Patmore is about to join a rare club of athletes to represent Australia at both Summer and Winter Paralympics. Throw in a Commonwealth Games gold medal – when his impairment category featured in the athletics program in Delhi 26

13 February 2018 7:06 AM Suwon Bluewings' kit fiasco forces Sydney FC to wear away strip in ACL

Sydney FC could be forced to wear an away jersey at home for the first time when they play Suwon Bluewings on Wednesday night. A kit bungle for the opening game of their Asian Champions League campaign may force the Sky Blues to wear navy blue at Allianz Stadium after Suwon brought the wrong jerseys to Australia. Sydney FC were denied their preferred 13

11 February 2018 5:03 AM South Korea hit by magnitude 4.8 earthquake

Pyeongchang: A magnitude 4.8 earthquake has hit South Korea, according to the US Geological Survey. The epicentre of the quake on Sunday morning was near the coastal city of Pohang, some 170km southeast of Pyeongchang where the Winter Olympics are currently taking place. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the quake was an aftershock from a magnitude 35

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Champion Australian javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister dies

Australia's champion javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister has died suddenly overnight in the Netherlands. Bannister, who won gold in the javelin at the Delhi Commonwealth Games and was the national record holder, had been training and living in Holland with his girlfriend. Jarrod Bannister had won gold for Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, and held the national 10

8 February 2018 2:37 PM Geopolitics the other race at PyeongChang Olympics

Beijing: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has gone ahead with a military parade the day before the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony in South Korea in an act that some will see as provocative. However, the regime did not broadcast live images of the event, South Korean media reported. The Yonhap News Agency said about 13,000 troops participated while 32

7 February 2018 9:37 AM More Russians appeal to CAS for Olympic start in PyeongChang

PyeongChang: Fifteen more Russians have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a bid to compete at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, which open on Friday. CAS said a hearing was opened in PyeongChang on Wednesday by its ad hoc division, which is also considering a similar appeal by 32 Russian athletes filed on Tuesday. The bans were originally 9

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Australian Opals handed tough FIBA World Cup draw

Australia's women's basketball team have been drawn against Turkey, Argentina and African champions Nigeria in Group B for September's FIBA World Cup in Tenerife. The Opals, currently ranked fourth in the world, qualified for the tournament last July after beating North Korea to reach the semi-finals of the Asia Cup. Olympic champions USA are pitted 14