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Beach girls on the rise

Beach girls on the rise

23 August 2014

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall have come agonisingly close to defeating Puerto Rico in their last Beach Volleyball round-robin match leading into the finals series.

Mixed doubles defeat spells end for Badminton

Mixed doubles defeat spells end for Badminton

22 August 2014

BADMINTON: Joy Lai was the only Aussie remaining in the Badminton at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China. But after being knocked out in the mixed doubles on Wednesday night, Australia’s involvement in the Badminton is no more.

Throssell finishes with seven bronze

Throssell finishes with seven bronze

22 August 2014

SWIMMING: Brianna Throssell has won seven bronze medals in the pool at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after coming third in the women’s 100m butterfly on Friday night, the final night of competition in the pool.

Table Tennis players bow out

Table Tennis players bow out

22 August 2014

TABLE TENNIS: The Youth Olympics has drawn to a close for Aussie table tennis players Vy Bui and Dominic Huang after failing to advance in their mixed team campaign.

Opening Sailing series wraps without a puff

Opening Sailing series wraps without a puff

22 August 2014

SAILING: Despite no racing on Friday 22 August the Opening Series has now concluded and all eyes will be on the final stage of the event on Saturday 23 August.

Archers take aim at elimination round

Archers take aim at elimination round

22 August 2014

ARCHERY: After days of training and preparing for competition, Archery got underway today with the ranking rounds for the mixed international events at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China

Thompson ready to paddle

Thompson ready to paddle

22 August 2014

CANOE/KAYAK: Sydneysider Angus Thompson is ready to hit the water and paddle when the Canoe/Kayak competition gets under way on Day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Swimmers ready for final session

Swimmers ready for final session

22 August 2014

SWIMMING: Australia is in the running for four more medals on the last day of the swimming competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Aussies ready to climb the ladder

Aussies ready to climb the ladder

22 August 2014

MODERN PENTATHLON: The Youth Olympic Games Modern Pentathlon competition is well and truly underway here in Nanjing, China.

Smiling pentathletes ready to roll

Smiling pentathletes ready to roll

22 August 2014

MODERN PENTATHLON: Two of the most versatile athletes on the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team are ready to tackle whatever the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has to offer.

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Indigenous Recognition at AOC 2015 AGM

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.