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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.

Medal race cancelled but Laidlaw still smiling

Medal race cancelled but Laidlaw still smiling

22 January 2012

Melbourne skier Harry Laidlaw has finished his Winter Youth Olympic Games campaign smiling after finishing 17th out of 62 skiers in the Slalom on Saturday. His second run was even better than his first to finish on a positive note.

Aussies upbeat despite ski cross disappointment

Aussies upbeat despite ski cross disappointment

22 January 2012

In disappointing news for the Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team, the finals of the ski cross have been cancelled due to the weather and will not be held at the Games.

Laidlaw solid in slalom first run

Laidlaw solid in slalom first run

21 January 2012

Laidlaw solid in snowstorm slalom Melbourne skier Harry Laidlaw has put down a solid first run of the Slalom event on Saturday morning at Innsbruck 2012, to be sitting in 23rd place before the final run in a few hours time.

Small bags another 7th and reflects on Games

Small bags another 7th and reflects on Games

21 January 2012

Greta Small has produced an excellent second run in the women’s slalom competition, to end her Winter Youth Olympic Games campaign on a high with a second top-10 performance.

Conditions make slalom ‘anyone’s race’

Conditions make slalom ‘anyone’s race’

20 January 2012

Perth ski racer Greta Small is in twelfth place after the 1st run of the Slalom event in difficult conditions at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.

Laidlaw turns frustration into 'super stoked'

Laidlaw turns frustration into 'super stoked'

20 January 2012

Melbourne skier Harry Laidlaw bounced from a frustrating few days at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, with a scorching run in Ski Cross qualification today.

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

Did you know?

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