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Lillehammer 2016 experience to be invaluable for young winter stars

Lillehammer 2016 experience to be invaluable for young winter stars

26 October 2015

Greta Small discusses her Youth Winter Olympic Games experience and the boost it gave to her career.

Morton heads to Italian biathlon school ahead of Lillehammer

Morton heads to Italian biathlon school ahead of Lillehammer

15 October 2015

Budding biathlon star Darcie Morton may just be the only Australian that can count the sport as a class at school.

Friends to race off for Youth Olympics spot

Friends to race off for Youth Olympics spot

7 October 2015

Two young speed skaters will put friendships to one side as they prepare to race off for a spot at next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG) taking place in Lillehammer from 12 – 21 February.

Lillehammer 2016 “rocking the Youth Olympic Games”

Lillehammer 2016 “rocking the Youth Olympic Games”

7 October 2015

With just under 130 days to go to the Lillehammer Youth Games, local organisers have presented their final preparations to the IOC Coordination Commission.

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.

“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.

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.

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

15 August 2015

International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission enthused by extensive plans to engage young people and innovate at Buenos Aires 2018.

Biathletes shooting for Youth Olympic selection

Biathletes shooting for Youth Olympic selection

14 August 2015

The next crop of Australian biathlon stars will head into this weekend’s Australian Individual and Sprint Championships at Mt. Hotham with a little extra motivation.

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.