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Golf swings back into the Olympic arena

Golf swings back into the Olympic arena

8 November 2012

Eight of Australia’s rising star golfers have been selected to compete at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club in Sydney from 17-20 January.

Lillehammer 2016 off to a flying start

Lillehammer 2016 off to a flying start

6 November 2012

The first visit of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the second Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) wrapped up last week in Lillehammer, Norway.

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.

Did you know?

American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).