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Alpine speedsters get first taste of the Lillehammer slopes

Alpine speedsters get first taste of the Lillehammer slopes

11 February 2016

Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker hit the Lillehammer slopes for the first time today as they prepare for an action packed schedule over the next fortnight.

Planes, trains and ferries bring Youth Team to Lillehammer

Planes, trains and ferries bring Youth Team to Lillehammer

10 February 2016

Australia’s finest winter athletes are still arriving in Norway ahead of the opening of the winter Youth Olympic Games at the end of the week.

Hockey players love first session on Olympic ice

Hockey players love first session on Olympic ice

10 February 2016

Australia’s two young ice hockey players Madison Poole and Jake Riley had their first training session at the Lillehammer Olympic Park.

No time wasted as Aussies hit Lillehammer slopes

No time wasted as Aussies hit Lillehammer slopes

9 February 2016

Liam Burton and Lilly Boland have wasted no time getting acquainted with the course they will look to tame at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

First athletes arrive for Youth Olympics

First athletes arrive for Youth Olympics

9 February 2016

TEAM: The first Australian athletes have arrived at the Youth Olympic Village in Lillehammer, as the hours tick down until the spectacular Opening Ceremony

Aussies finalise preparations ahead of Lillehammer

Aussies finalise preparations ahead of Lillehammer

7 February 2016

A host of Lillehammer 2016 bound Aussie athletes have finalised their Youth Olympic Winter Games preparations around the globe over the weekend.

Bradbury and Hansen reflect on historic medal ahead of Lillehammer 2016

Bradbury and Hansen reflect on historic medal ahead of Lillehammer 2016

6 February 2016

In February 1994, Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras had just won the Australian Open titles, Alan Border was winding up as Australian cricket captain and Australia won its first winter Olympic medal.

Mullins driven to succeed at Lillehammer

Mullins driven to succeed at Lillehammer

5 February 2016

By the time Mahalah Mullins makes it to the Lillehammer 2016 early next week she will have travelled 30,000km in just over a week.

Darcie's blog | From World Juniors to Lillehammer

Darcie's blog | From World Juniors to Lillehammer

5 February 2016

Last week I had a chance to compete at the World Junior Championships in Romania which was a really positive experience.

Dickson feeling confident ahead of Lillehammer

Dickson feeling confident ahead of Lillehammer

3 February 2016

Snowboard cross young gun Alex Dickson has completed his final competition before heading to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Sydney kicks off Welcome Home celebrations

Olympians visit Melbourne Starlight Room

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).