Youth News

TENNIS: A big day at the Tennis Academy where mixed results kicked off the Australian charge for gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Nic Brown, Brianna Throssell, Ami Matsuo and Kyle Chalmers hold their bronze medals, won in the pool of Day 1 of the YOG in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay.

SWIMMING: Australia has won its second medal for the Youth Olympic Games, winning bronze in the Mixed 4x100m freestyle relay on the first day of competition.

Vy Bui competes in Table Tennis on the first day of competition at the YOG.

TABLE TENNIS: Youth Olympic table tennis players Vy Bui and Dominic Huang have proved their worth on the international stage after putting up a fight in their round one singles matches today.

High-fives all round as Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall win their first beach volleyball match at the Youth Olympic Games.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Teenage beach volleyball duo Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall have left their nerves in the sand and swept away with a win to open their Youth Olympic Games campaign 21-13, 21-4.

Bryan Jolly competes in the bronze medal match of the men's under 55kg category of the Judo.

JUDO: It was not meant to be for Australian male Judoka Bryan Jolly at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China. The teenager may not have possessed the strength shown by his opponents, however showed strength of another kind.

2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team Sailors Elyse Ainsworth and Tom Cunich.

SAILING: Australian sailors Elyse Ainsworth and Tom Cunich have tested the waters at Nanjing 2014 and are looking to the horizon of competition tomorrow

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS: Aussie Gymnast Clay Stephens took to the apparatus this afternoon in his qualification round for the Artistic Gymnastic.

Aussies overcome China

17 August 2014
The women's sevens side pumped up after scoring in the final minutes of the game to take the win 15-12 in pool match 2 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 17, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens side has pulled off a massive comeback against a strong Chinese outfit to win their second match in Nanjing, China 15-12.

BADMINTON: Day one of the Youth Olympics Games (YOG) saw two of our young athletes take to the court in the first round of the knock out stage of the Badminton.

Youth Olympic swimmer Nic Brown and Chef de Mission Susie O'Neill at the Nanjing Youth Olympics.

SWIMMING: After a whirlwind first session in the pool at the Youth Olympic Games, it is a time for many of the athletes to reflect on their swimming journey so far especially quiet achiever Nicholas Brown.