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Madame Butterfly is Chef de Mission for Nanjing

Madame Butterfly is Chef de Mission for Nanjing

16 November 2012

YOG: Susie O’Neill has accepted an invitation to lead Australia’s Team to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China, in 2014.

Badminton juniors ready to take on the might of Asia

Badminton juniors ready to take on the might of Asia

14 November 2012

Twelve of the nation’s leading badminton juniors will have the chance to make a name for themselves after being selected to represent Australia at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Another award for young Aussie rider

Another award for young Aussie rider

9 November 2012

EQUESTRIAN: Tom McDermott has yet another award to add to his already long list of honours.

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.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).