Youth News

TENNIS: The Aussie contingent was again tested on day 2 of the tennis, all our young athletes took to the court at Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Elyse Ainsworth on the water at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

SAILING: Australian Youth Olympic sailors Tom Cunich and Elyse Ainsworth have made the most of tricky conditions on day one at the Youth Olympic Games.

It was a tough match but the green and gold held strong to win 5-2.

The Hockey5s team got their Youth Olympic Games campaign off to a great start defeating Bangladesh 5-2.

Sevens player Laura Waldie trains in Nanjing, China ahead of the Youth Olympic Games competition starting.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australians have given themselves every chance of topping the women’s Rugby Sevens pool after keeping another team scoreless at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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WEIGHTLIFTING: The powerhouses of the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team are ready for the big show in Nanjing.

BADMINTON: The Aussie athletes at the YOG have begun to pick up pace in the group stage of the Badminton.

TABLE TENNIS: The group stage of table tennis is now over with Australia holding their own against tough competition at the Wutaishan Sports Gymnasium in Nanjing.

(L-R) Amy Forrester, Ami Matsuo, Brianna Throssell and Ella Bond all smiles after swimming the heats of the 4x100m medley relay at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 18, 2014.

SWIMMING: Australia has dominated in the pool in the morning session on day two in Nanjing, qualifying for two semi-finals and two finals later tonight.

ROWING: On Day 2 at the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School, Australian rowers showed their form on the 1000m course at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China.

The Victorian came from the back of the pack in the swim leg to finish 14th.

TRIATHLON: Jack Van Stekelenburg gave it his all in this morning's Men's Triathlon. The gutsy effort by the teenager saw him finish 14th.