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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.

Byte CII boats ready to go at Lake Jinniu, home of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games sailing venue in Nanjing, China.

SAILING: The 101 sailors from 62 nations are all rigged up, suited and booted and ready for the opening day of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Sailing Competition.

SHOOTING: Day 2 at the shooting hall saw New South Welshman, Chris Summerell enter the qualification round of the Men’s 10m Air Pistol at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Aussie 7s stay undefeated

18 August 2014
The Australian women's sevens side all smiles after defeating USA in a pool match 38-0 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 18, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens outfit has proven itself again, mesmerising the stars and stripes in a 38-0 victory.

Kyle Chalmers of Australia competes in the Men's 100 Metre Freestyle Heats during day four of the World Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 29, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers is just 16-years-old, but he is already nearing a major crossroads in his sporting career.