Young ice hockey stars Jake Riley and Madison Poole have become Australia's first athletes to qualify for the 2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympics.
Two of Australia’s brightest young ice hockey prospects will put their skills to the test in Finland from 5-10 July, as they look to book their tickets to the 2016 Lillehammer Winter Youth Olympic Games.
This year, from Argentina to Vietnam, entries for the most hotly contested Medal Design Competition to date have flooded in from 65 nations around the world.
IOC has announced its latest Ambassadors to support the Lillehammer Youth Olympics: Snowboarder Silje Norendal and ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello.
The IOC Coordination Commission has wrapped up its fourth visit to Norway impressed with the progress made with 10 months to go to the 2nd Winter YOG.
The next time an Australian Olympic Team marches in an Olympic Opening Ceremony will be in exactly 12 months, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
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Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).