Youth News

TRIATHLON: Australian triathletes know they face a step up in class with a host of big name international’s sure to keep them honest in Saturday’s opening Triathlon World Cup race of the season in Mooloolaba, QLD.

David Guest dives for the ball during a men's pool hockey match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

HOCKEY: Australia’s under 18 boys will compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, after finishing second at the qualifying event in Vanuatu on Tuesday.

Australian thrower Matt Denny heaving the hammer over 79 metres to an Australian Record.

ATHLETICS: The ever-developing Australian Junior Athletics Championships will reach a very positive new milestone when competition gets underway at Sydney Olympic Park tomorrow, as more than 2000 athletes prepare to compete.

Hockey YOG qualifier looms

27 February 2014

Nine talented young athletes will become the first to represent Australia in an official international Hockey5s competition

Six months to Youth Olympics

19 February 2014
Olympic silver medallist Jessica Fox congratulates Brittany Dutton on her qualification for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

It is six months to go to the start of the second summer Youth Olympic Games and the Australian Youth Olympic Team is forming as planned.

Athletes compete in 3v3 Basketball at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

The international basketball federation has renewed hope the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics could stage its street-inspired 3-on-3 game.

Triathletes Brittany Dutton and Matthew Hauser have earned selection for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

The cream of Australia’s youth and junior triathletes and Paratriathletes will converge on the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith this weekend for a busy two days of racing.

Some of the highlights of 2013.

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

A young sports fan from Slovakia was today announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the winner of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Medal Design Competition.