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McMahon breaks two Australian records

McMahon breaks two Australian records

19 August 2014

Weightlifter Aydan McMahon breaks the Australian snatch and total record in the Youth Olympic Games Men's 69kg.

Consistency hard to find on second day of sailing

Consistency hard to find on second day of sailing

19 August 2014

SAILING: The thing you come to love about the Olympics or Youth Olympics is that competitors come in all shapes and sizes and competition formats come in many abstract forms.

Tough day at the tennis academy

Tough day at the tennis academy

19 August 2014

TENNIS: It’s been another huge day at the tennis academy for the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Hunter starts strong

Hunter starts strong

19 August 2014

EQUESTRIAN: Jake Hunter has had his first competitive ride at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the Jumping Team Event.

Coletta and Elmassian strong in first round

Coletta and Elmassian strong in first round

19 August 2014

Golf: Brett Coletta equal first and Elizabeth Elmassian fourth after first round at the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club.

Nic Brown wins bronze for Australia in the pool

Nic Brown wins bronze for Australia in the pool

19 August 2014

SWIMMING: Nic Brown has won bronze for Australia in the men's 100m butterfly on Day 3 of the Youth Olympic Games.

Australia to play Canada for 7s gold

Australia to play Canada for 7s gold

19 August 2014

RUGBY SEVENS: The Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens semi-finals had all the thrills you expect of the fast-paced game, producing two fortified contenders for women’s gold: Australia and Canada.

Hockey5s lapse in third period

Hockey5s lapse in third period

19 August 2014

The Green and Gold lose concentration in the third period to go down in a thriller against South Africa 6-5.

Group stage wraps as focus shifts to doubles in Badminton

Group stage wraps as focus shifts to doubles in Badminton

19 August 2014

BADMINTON: After the single’s group stage wrapped up for the Aussies at the second summer Youth Olympics (YOG) in Nanjing, the focus now shifts to the mixed doubles, where our athletes will be hoping to keep their medals hopes alive.

de Bruine bows out in Judo

de Bruine bows out in Judo

19 August 2014

JUDO: Eighteen-year-old Naomi de Bruine showed the strength of a true Australian today, competing in the women’s -78kg Judo competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, just missing out on the bronze medal match.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.