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Jackson edges closer to Lillehammer berth

Jackson edges closer to Lillehammer berth

4 December 2015

Amelia Jackson has kept her Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) dreams alive after finishing as the highest eligible athlete at the 2015 National Figure Skating Championships in Penrith.

First athletes selected for Winter Youth Olympic Team

First athletes selected for Winter Youth Olympic Team

2 December 2015

Ice Hockey stars Jake Riley and Madison Poole have the honour of being the first Australian athletes selected for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), to be held in Lillehammer, Norway in February.

Morton claims biathlon win at season-opener

Morton claims biathlon win at season-opener

30 November 2015

Biathlete Darcie Morton has started her European season off in promising style shooting clean and winning the season opening Biathlon Swiss Cup Sprint Event in Andermatt, Switzerland.

Aussie speedsters in pursuit of their alpine dreams

Aussie speedsters in pursuit of their alpine dreams

29 November 2015

Over 12,000 kilometres from the last remnants of snow on Australian soil is a little town in the north of the Sierra Nevada mountain range that most Aussies would have never heard of.

Figure skaters looking to impress Lillehammer selectors

Figure skaters looking to impress Lillehammer selectors

25 November 2015

Four Lillehammer 2016 hopefuls will continue their journey towards the second Winter Youth Olympic Games when they take to the ice for the 2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships.

Crash makes Youth Olympic qualification even tougher

Crash makes Youth Olympic qualification even tougher

20 November 2015

The tough challenge of qualifying for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the extreme sliding sport of luge has got even harder for Australian rookie Beth Slade.

Austrian expedition to set Dickson up for Youth Olympic success

Austrian expedition to set Dickson up for Youth Olympic success

15 November 2015

With just over 90 days to go until the second Winter Youth Games kick off in Norway, snowboard cross star Alex Dickson is leaving no stone unturned in his pursuit of Olympic glory.

Summer can't stop young skiers

Summer can't stop young skiers

6 November 2015

While the weather may be heating up, two of Australia’s leading young cross country skiers are not letting the change of seasons interrupt their aspirations for success at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

IOC reaching young audiences with the Winter Youth Olympic Games - #iLoveYOG

IOC reaching young audiences with the Winter Youth Olympic Games - #iLoveYOG

5 November 2015

Marking 100 days to go, the International Olympic Committee today announced its latest social media campaign asking athletes to share their love of sport and get active.

Aussies ready as Lillehammer 2016 enters final countdown

Aussies ready as Lillehammer 2016 enters final countdown

4 November 2015

There are just 100 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games get underway in Lillehammer, Norway and Australia’s finest young winter sports stars are finalising their preparations for the biggest event of their lives.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Australian Indigenous Olympians recognised for Olympic Day

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.

Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.