Some of Australia’s youngest participants at the AYOF prepare to step onto the world stage when the women’s artistic gymnastic team event commences Thursday afternoon at Sydney Olympics Park Sports Centre.
Australia’s rhythmic gymnasts look promising going into tomorrow’s team event at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).Australian rhythmic coach Phoebe Papas said the girls’ routines were flowing well and hopes they can achieve consistency throughout the four routines each gymnast has to perform.
Korea has narrowly beaten Australia in the opening match of the girl’s football tournament at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) on Wednesday.In the early morning game, Australia went down 1-2 in a battle that lasted the full 90 minutes of regulation time.
Korean players were in high spirits after winning their second match on the opening day of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) football competition, defeating the Australian men’s team in a close match 1-0.
Rivalries and reputations are on the line for Australia’s shooters as they prepare to face-off in what is promising to be an intensely contested shootout.Old foes in many a sporting arena, Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain are represented amongst the twenty five shooters who will compete in the skeet, trap and double trap competitions.
Women’s kayak events will be hotly contested at the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), as Australia and Hungary have high expectations of their rising stars. Australia’s head manager Christine Duff believes Nicole Rutland, who will contest the K1 and K2 events, has what it takes to win gold.
Sailing makes its debut at the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival with the boats hitting the water on Thursday at Farm Cove in Sydney Harbour.
Women’s kayak events will be hotly contested at the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), as Australia and Hungary have high expectations of their rising stars.
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