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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.

Hugo weaves magic

Hugo weaves magic

22 August 2010

Australia’s Tom McDermott and his nine-year-old thoroughbred gelding Hugo have today excelled in Round A of the individual equestrian.

Athletics medal bonanza

Athletics medal bonanza

22 August 2010

Australia’s junior track and field stars had a sensational night at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore producing a gold and two silver at Bishan Stadium on Saturday night, adding to the silver from earlier in the day.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

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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).