News

First Aussies set to compete: Day 1 preview

First Aussies set to compete: Day 1 preview

13 February 2016

Australia will return to Olympic competition in Lillehammer on Saturday for the first time since the historic 1994 Games when the sunburnt nation won its first Winter Olympic medal.

John Coates pays tribute to Arthur Tunstall OBE

John Coates pays tribute to Arthur Tunstall OBE

12 February 2016

John Coates, has paid tribute to the late Arthur Tunstall for his dedication and unique contribution to Australian sport and the Olympic Movement.

Biathletes get acquainted with Birkebeineren course

Biathletes get acquainted with Birkebeineren course

12 February 2016

With their competition just days away two of Australia’s brightest young biathlon prospects have taken to the Lillehammer snow.

Emily Arthur announced as flag bearer for Youth Olympic Team

Emily Arthur announced as flag bearer for Youth Olympic Team

12 February 2016

Snowboarder Emily Arthur has been selected to carry the Australian flag at the Opening Ceremony of the second Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Final Aussies arrive in Lillehammer 2016 Village

Final Aussies arrive in Lillehammer 2016 Village

11 February 2016

The Australian team is now complete with the final three athletes joining the fourteen Aussies already living it up in the Lillehammer 2016 Village.

Alpine speedsters get first taste of the Lillehammer slopes

Alpine speedsters get first taste of the Lillehammer slopes

11 February 2016

Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker hit the Lillehammer slopes for the first time today as they prepare for an action packed schedule over the next fortnight.

Planes, trains and ferries bring Youth Team to Lillehammer

Planes, trains and ferries bring Youth Team to Lillehammer

10 February 2016

Australia’s finest winter athletes are still arriving in Norway ahead of the opening of the winter Youth Olympic Games at the end of the week.

Hockey players love first session on Olympic ice

Hockey players love first session on Olympic ice

10 February 2016

Australia’s two young ice hockey players Madison Poole and Jake Riley had their first training session at the Lillehammer Olympic Park.

No time wasted as Aussies hit Lillehammer slopes

No time wasted as Aussies hit Lillehammer slopes

9 February 2016

Liam Burton and Lilly Boland have wasted no time getting acquainted with the course they will look to tame at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

Eat Like A Champ - Lunchbox series

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.