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Let the Festival begin!

Let the Festival begin!

17 January 2007

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.

Endless talent on display for Opening

Endless talent on display for Opening

11 January 2007

1200 of the best young performers from around New South Wales have been chosen from the 2006 Schools

Sprinter hungry for more success

Sprinter hungry for more success

22 December 2006

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”

Hockeyroo looking to return at AYOF

Hockeyroo looking to return at AYOF

21 December 2006

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

Famous sailing family represented at AYOF

Famous sailing family represented at AYOF

19 December 2006

Some of our top young sailors were out on Sydney Harbour today practicing for next month’s Australian Youth

Short track speedsters at AYOF

Short track speedsters at AYOF

14 December 2006

The Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) is an opportunity to witness sporting stars before they take off...

Winter Sports to break ice at AYOF

Winter Sports to break ice at AYOF

14 December 2006

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.

Balogh nurturing future Olympians

Balogh nurturing future Olympians

4 December 2006

In 2004 Suzy Balogh took centre stage at the women’s clay target shooting in Athens. She did herself and Australia proud...

Short Track Team selected for AYOF debut

Short Track Team selected for AYOF debut

22 November 2006

The Australian Short Track Speed Skating Team has been selected for January’s Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF)...

Smith to make a splash at the AYOF

Smith to make a splash at the AYOF

15 November 2006

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

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

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.