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Aussie boys up for bronze at AYOF table tennis

Aussie boys up for bronze at AYOF table tennis

20 January 2007

With the support of an amazing crowd and a coach that never gives up, the Australian men’s team has secured a spot in the table tennis doubles minor finals at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Third gold for Tian as Chinese continue diving sweep

Third gold for Tian as Chinese continue diving sweep

20 January 2007

A relentless display of diving brilliance from the Chinese men in the ten metre platform event ensured China’s dominance in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival on Day 4.

A bittersweet end for Australia

A bittersweet end for Australia

20 January 2007

The last day of gruelling competition yielded some pleasing results for the Aussies with top honours going to Great Britain and Chinese Taipei in the finals.

Supporters sweat it out at Super Saturday

Supporters sweat it out at Super Saturday

20 January 2007

Super Saturday has taken off in superb fashion under the summer sun at The Overflow, Sydney Olympic Park.

Medal play-off spots finalised in hockey

Medal play-off spots finalised in hockey

20 January 2007

Following the conclusion of the round robin hockey games at the Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre this afternoon the make-up of the medal games tomorrow have been finalised.

Double gold for Japan in synchronised trampoline

Double gold for Japan in synchronised trampoline

20 January 2007

Japan won gold in both men’s and women’s synchronised trampoline events at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival today. Australia picked up silver and bronze in the women’s event, mirroring this morning’s individual results.

Skinner, by the skin of her teeth

Skinner, by the skin of her teeth

20 January 2007

Australia’s Catherine Skinner has taken gold and team mate Laetisha Scanlan silver after a dramatic sudden-death shoot off in the final of the women’s trap.

Japan 1-2 in figure skating spectacle

Japan 1-2 in figure skating spectacle

20 January 2007

The last day of competition is a good time to leave a lasting impression and that was the case when the figure skating girls completed their free program at the Sydney Ice Arena to finalise the placings at the Australian Youth Olympics Festival.

Steele retains top five status after 13th placing in Igls

Steele retains top five status after 13th placing in Igls

20 January 2007

Michelle Steele has slipped back to number five in the world after finishing in 13th place in a World Cup in Igls, Austria. Steele, who won Australia's first skeleton medal last weekend recorded a combined time of one minute 52.88 seconds, 0.99 of a second behind race winner Anja Huber of Germany.

Kyle Davis carries Australian medal hopes

Kyle Davis carries Australian medal hopes

20 January 2007

Australia’s table tennis singles medal hopes rest on the shoulders of Kyle Davis, the only Australian still standing in the quarter finals Saturday evening.A crowd of almost 200 was treated to an afternoon of intense play from the young Australian as he quashed opponents with talented serving and a trademark powerful long game

Queensland Pierre de Coubertin Awards

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.