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Aussies set for 3 on 3 showdown

Aussies set for 3 on 3 showdown

31 October 2012

Some of the nation’s leading young basketballers have today been selected to represent Australia in the 3x3 basketball competition when it makes its debut appearance at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January.

Swim talent selected for Australian Youth Olympic Festival

Swim talent selected for Australian Youth Olympic Festival

31 October 2012

Thirty-six of Australia’s best young swimmers have been selected to compete at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in Sydney this January, in a meet that has proven to be a strong pathway to Olympic selection.

Aussie lifters ready to raise the bar at the AYOF

Aussie lifters ready to raise the bar at the AYOF

22 October 2012

A team of 16 of the nation’s best young weightlifters has been announced to represent Australia at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Australian judo team selected for Youth Olympic Festival

Australian judo team selected for Youth Olympic Festival

18 October 2012

Australia’s brightest young judo stars are set to shine at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), with a team of 10 girls and 9 boys selected today.

Five cities bid to host 2018 Youth Games

Five cities bid to host 2018 Youth Games

17 October 2012

The race to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games is down to five after the International Olympic Committee announced that it has received final submissions from the bidding candidate cities.

Noemie follows in famous Fox footsteps

Noemie follows in famous Fox footsteps

10 October 2012

At the London Olympics, Fox became a household name in Australian sport when 18-year-old Jessica Fox soared to an unexpected silver medal in the canoe slalom.

Strong progress for Nanjing 2014

Strong progress for Nanjing 2014

2 October 2012

IOC: The IOC Coordination Commission for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games concluded its third visit to the Chinese city, with the Commission members praising the strong progress made across all areas of the organisation with just under two years to go to the second edition of the summer Games.

Strong progress for Nanjing 2014

Strong progress for Nanjing 2014

2 October 2012

The IOC Coordination Commission for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games concluded its third visit to the Chinese city, with the Commission members praising the strong progress made across all areas of the organisation with just under two years to go to the second edition of the summer Games.

Australian Winter Youth Team delivers

Australian Winter Youth Team delivers

23 January 2012

President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said the first Winter Youth Olympic Games has ‘exceeded all expectations’ at the closing ceremony in downtown Innsbruck. The same can be said for the 2012 Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team.

The team behind the team

The team behind the team

23 January 2012

For an athlete to even make it to a start gate at a Winter Olympics there is a huge team that has got them there. Often the unsung heroes of an Olympic Games, the medical team are responsible for keeping the athletes fit and healthy and helping them be the best they can be on the day of competition.

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Did you know?

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

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.