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Birkinhead and Steele look to the future

Birkinhead and Steele look to the future

23 August 2010

Blake Steele and Damien Birkinhead didn’t get the results they had worked so hard for at the Youth Olympic Games on Sunday night but both were optimistic for the future.

Donald creates history and looks to London

Donald creates history and looks to London

23 August 2010

Angela Donald, the baby of the Australian Team, has created history at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore by winning her country’s first artistic medal at this level.

Shooting for gold on day 9

Shooting for gold on day 9

23 August 2010

On Day 9 the women’s basketballers will be playing for gold after they knocked off the hotly favoured Team USA in overtime in today’s semi finals. The Aussies have been improving each match and will now take on the Chinese in the gold medal match at Scape Youth space.

Hooper through to fight for gold

Hooper through to fight for gold

22 August 2010

Damien Hooper has danced and belted his way through to the gold-medal final of the 75kg boxing division at the Youth Olympics in Singapore with a 4-0 win over Hunagrian Zoltan Harcsa in three rounds.

Aussie stars set to shoot for gold

Aussie stars set to shoot for gold

22 August 2010

Australia’s women's basketball team has pulled out one of the performances of the Youth Olympic Games as they fought back to knock out the hotly favoured Team USA in overtime, 25-24, and progress to the gold medal match.

Straight right through for gold

Straight right through for gold

22 August 2010

West Australian boxer Brett Mather has moved through to the gold medal match for the 60kg division at the Youth Olympic Games after fighting back to beat Mexican Daniel Echeverria 8-7.

Cyclists miss medals but heads held high

Cyclists miss medals but heads held high

22 August 2010

Australia’s Jay McCarthy has been unlucky to have finished two seconds back in 19th in the men’s cycling road race, while compatriots Michael Baker and Matt Dunsworth came in 43rd and 61st respectively in the 94 strong field.

No cheap points for Renfree

No cheap points for Renfree

22 August 2010

Todd Renfree has produced a valiant performance in the men’s individual modern pentathlon on Day 8 of the Youth Olympic Games.

Solid morning for Aussie athletes

Solid morning for Aussie athletes

22 August 2010

Victorian middle distance runner Rick Whitehead has provided the highlight and another personal best for the Australian team here in Singapore, with second place in the B Final of the 1000m on Sunday morning.

Coombes out by narrow margin

Coombes out by narrow margin

22 August 2010

Canberra’s John Coombes has missed out on progressing in the men’s 10m air rifle competition at the Youth Olympic Games this morning, having shot an opening round of 586 which was just one point off the required top-eight finish.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Synchronised swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are the only sports on today’s Olympic program to be contested only by women.