News

Lillehammer 2016 - 500 days to go

Lillehammer 2016 - 500 days to go

30 September 2014

WYOG: In a milestone countdown to the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), today marks 500 days to go until the event gets underway in Lillehammer, Norway.

YOG declared 'flawless' at Closing Ceremony

YOG declared 'flawless' at Closing Ceremony

29 August 2014

GAMES: The 2nd Youth Olympic Games have ended after a gala Closing Ceremony at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympics

Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympics

29 August 2014

YOG: The second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a spectacular close today in Nanjing, China, with a dramatic Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Youth athletes support mixed gender events

Youth athletes support mixed gender events

29 August 2014

MIXED GENDER: While the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has been a fantastic experience for everyone involved it has also acted as a dress rehearsal for mixed gender events on a larger Olympic stage.

Thornton named as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

Thornton named as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

28 August 2014

TEAM: Sydney teenager, Jessica Thornton has been announced as the Flag Bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

O'Neill backs Youth Olympic results

O'Neill backs Youth Olympic results

28 August 2014

NANJING 2014: Australia's inability to win a swimming gold medal at the Youth Olympics should not be viewed as a bad omen, says pool great Susie O'Neill.

Hockey5s win Gold in thrilling match

Hockey5s win Gold in thrilling match

27 August 2014

HOCKEY: It has been a remarkable night for the Hockey5s team in Nanjing, beating Canada in a penalty shoot out, to win the Gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Golden Start, Golden End

Golden Start, Golden End

27 August 2014

TEAM: It was a golden start and a golden end for the Australian Youth Olympic Team competing at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Aussies break social media PBs

Aussies break social media PBs

27 August 2014

@AUSOLYMPICTEAM: Limited access to social media has failed to stop the Australian Youth Olympic Team from being so social at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Pratt gives his all on the mats

Pratt gives his all on the mats

27 August 2014

WRESTLING: On day 11, the final day of competition at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, 16-year-old Ben Pratt finally got the chance to hit the mats in the wrestling.

Journey to Rio: Malek Chamoun

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.