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Biathletes get acquainted with Birkebeineren course

Biathletes get acquainted with Birkebeineren course

12 February 2016

With their competition just days away two of Australia’s brightest young biathlon prospects have taken to the Lillehammer snow.

Emily Arthur announced as flag bearer for Youth Olympic Team

Emily Arthur announced as flag bearer for Youth Olympic Team

12 February 2016

Snowboarder Emily Arthur has been selected to carry the Australian flag at the Opening Ceremony of the second Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Final Aussies arrive in Lillehammer 2016 Village

Final Aussies arrive in Lillehammer 2016 Village

11 February 2016

The Australian team is now complete with the final three athletes joining the fourteen Aussies already living it up in the Lillehammer 2016 Village.

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.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.