Youth News

Flynn Ogilvie in action. Photo: Elliott Woods

The Wollongong hockey community will rise to its feet this August when home-grown talent Flynn Ogilvie takes his place in the Australian side to compete at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Athletes attending the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore this August will not just be participating on the field of play but online in The Odyssey.

The Merlion in Merlion Park near the Singapore CBD is a well-known tourist icon of Singapore. It looks across Marina Bay to where the Opening Ceremony will be held. Photo: Andrew Reid / AOC

With 99 days until the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG), host city Singapore is ready for the world’s youth in August.

Flynn Ogilvie in action on the hockey field.

The Wollongong hockey community will rise to its feet this August when home-grown talent Flynn Ogilvie takes his place in the Australian side to compete at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.Ogilvie has proven himself as a star of the future scoring three goals for the NSW side in Canberra last month during the national selection trials.

Virtual venue inside The Odyssey

Athletes attending the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore this August will not just be participating on the field of play but online in The Odyssey.

The LionMaid statue near the Fullerton Hotel at Marina Bay in Singapore.

Tomorrow is 99 days until the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and host city Singapore is ready for the world’s youth in August.

Photo: Lutz Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images

FIFA says it will allow the Iranian girls football team to compete at the Youth Olympics as long as its players swap their traditional head scarves for a cap that covers their hair.

Iranian Football Fan

FIFA says it will allow the Iranian girls football team to compete at the Youth Olympics as long as its players swap their traditional head scarves for a cap that covers their hair.

Elizabeth Parnov competes in the women's pole vault at the Brisbane Athletics Classic in February 2010. Photo: Jonathon Wood/Getty Images

The name Parnov has a rich history in pole vaulting but Liz Parnov is feeling little pressure ahead of October's Commonwealth Games in India.

Photo: SYOGOC

To commemorate Singapore's hosting of the world's first-ever Youth Olympic Games, two specially-designed Olympic-themed public artworks will be installed at the Marina Bay area – the heart of the Games where many events and activities will taking place.