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Kneller appointed YOG Young Ambassador

Kneller appointed YOG Young Ambassador

2 September 2015

Australian dual winter Olympian Scott Kneller has been appointed as a Young Ambassador for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

LA joins 2024 race

LA joins 2024 race

2 September 2015

2024: Los Angeles joined the race to win the 2024 Olympics after city leaders gave unanimous backing for a bid to stage the sporting extravaganza for a third time.

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers receives bronze medal

1 September 2015

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been presented with his 2004 Olympic bronze medal from the men’s individual time trial, 11 years after the event.

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

1 September 2015

Australian halfpipe rider Scotty James will follow the lead of an increasing number of snowboarders by concentrating on one event for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

28 August 2015

The International Olympic Committee today announced South Korean figure skating legend Yuna Kim as the latest Ambassador to support the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, which will take place from 12 to 21 February next year in Norway.

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

19 August 2015

Britain's Sebastian Coe has beaten Sergey Bubka in a tight vote to become the new president of the IAAF.

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

18 August 2015

Australian Ice Racing and the Korean Skating Union have signed a landmark agreement that will see the two nations work together to share short track speed skating skills and expertise.

Burton and Boland await official selection for Lillehammer 2016

Burton and Boland await official selection for Lillehammer 2016

18 August 2015

CROSS COUNTRY: Liam Burton and Lilly Boland are likely to have their youth Olympic dream realised after posting strong results at both the 2015 Australian Open and Junior Championships for Cross Country Skiing.

Best young winter talent chasing Lillehammer selection

Best young winter talent chasing Lillehammer selection

16 August 2015

A host of young ski and snowboard athletes have been put to the test on and off the slopes as part of Ski and Snowboard Australia’s Futures Programs in recent weeks.

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Michael Rogers receives Athens bronze medal

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).