The 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival opened in fine style on Wednesday night with an all singing, all dancing spectacular involving 1300 children from all across New South Wales. The show opened with the theme song for the event, ‘Sweet Victory’ which saw a myriad of colours flutter across centre stage at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Sixteen-year-old sprint sensation Olivia Tauro has been forced to give up meat pies, mars bars and muffins as she prepares for the “sprint double” at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in Sydney next month.“Like all teenagers she likes to eat and enjoy life but I’ve had her on a diet”
Injured Hockeyroo star Casey Eastham is eyeing the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) for a comeback to international competition following a lay off with a groin injury that left her ineligible for the Hockeyroos squad for January’s Champions Trophy in Argentina. The Australian midfielder has been working intensely to regain her fitness
As most of us are relishing the Summer months there are others who are still feeling the chill. Figure skating dynamos Tina Wang, Cheltzie Lee, Nicholas Fernandez, Mark Webster and Matthew Tinson have all been selected to compete in the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in Sydney in January.
Up and coming swimming sensation, Daniel Smith is looking forward to making a spectacular splash at the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), in Sydney from 17-21 January. His domination at the Australian Age Championships earlier this year brought the 14-year-old into the spotlight with a monstrous tally of eight individual gold medals
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Did you know?
Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.
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.