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Jillaroos continue winning streak

Jillaroos continue winning streak

18 January 2007

Undefeated women’s teams Australia and Great Britain went head to head at the

Japanese gymnasts win gold in men’s team event.

Japanese gymnasts win gold in men’s team event.

18 January 2007

Japan made a confident start to their Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) campaign with a convincing win in the men’s artistic team event. Great Britain finished brilliantly on pommel horse but missed out on silver which went to China by just 0.437 of a point.

Tomic shows her class in pursuit final

Tomic shows her class in pursuit final

18 January 2007

The first cycling finals of the 2007 AYOF were held tonight at Dunc Gray Velodrome with Australia’s Josephine Tomic showing her class to win the individual pursuit gold and team-mate Lisa Friend winning bronze. All eyes were on Tomic, considered the future darling of Australian cycling, and her gold medal ride with Huang Ting Ying of Chinese Taipei.

Chinese dominate the Short Track Arena

Chinese dominate the Short Track Arena

18 January 2007

The Chinese Short Track Team is in fine form after the opening 1500m and 500m events at the Sydney Ice Arena.

Whitewater course revealed to eager athletes

Whitewater course revealed to eager athletes

18 January 2007

Scorching temperatures reaching mid 30s at the Canoe/ Kayak Whitewater Stadium didn’t deter slalom competitors from preparing for the qualification runs which start tomorrow

Australia take home three medals but Hungary dominate

Australia take home three medals but Hungary dominate

18 January 2007

Australia scooped up two bronze and one silver in the first day of Canoe/Kayak Flatwater, however it was the Hungarians who stole the show

Trans-Tasman rivalry ignited

Trans-Tasman rivalry ignited

18 January 2007

It was exciting badminton in the evening session of Day 2 at the AYOF, with Australia Gold defeating New Zealand Two 3-2. Leanne Choo and Kenny Ng drew first blood in the mixed doubles against Kevin Dennerly-Minturn and Stephanie Cheng. The Kiwis were unlucky to have some close line calls against them with the Aussies winning 21-17 21-18

Great Britain hockey teams off to a great start!

Great Britain hockey teams off to a great start!

17 January 2007

Great Britain is off to a good start all round after winning both their men’s and women’s matches on Day 1 of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival. Despite some early nerves, the woman’s side defeated China 4-1 in their opening match, while the men’s team took down Malaysia 3-0 at the Hockey Centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

Training Proves Table Tennis Will Be Close

Training Proves Table Tennis Will Be Close

17 January 2007

An early multi-team training session at Sydney Olympic Park on Day 1 (Wednesday morning) has demonstrated that the table tennis competition is likely to be extremely close at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival. Chinese Taipei, Great Britain, China, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Oceania and New Caledonia have all selected their best young athletes, and their skill is immediately evident.

Training accident doesn’t stop Tomic

Training accident doesn’t stop Tomic

17 January 2007

As a 15-year-old Western Australian cyclist Josephine Tomic trumped international competition at the 2005 Australian Youth

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).