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Finally rhythmic gymnasts on day 10

Finally rhythmic gymnasts on day 10

23 August 2010

It’s show-time for Australia’s five rhythmic gymnasts in Singapore on Tuesday. All their years of dedication and striving to perfect their amazing routines will be tested during qualification at Bishan Sports Halls.

Hungry Aussies have Chile for dinner

Hungry Aussies have Chile for dinner

23 August 2010

The Australian boys’ hockey team will contest the gold medal match at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday having won their final round match against Chile 9-0.

Australia's shooting stars claim basketball silver

Australia's shooting stars claim basketball silver

23 August 2010

Australia’s 3 on 3 women’s basketball team have taken home silver after going down to the Chinese in a thriller, 33-29, at Scape Youth Space, Singapore.

Thek set to spring into evening action

Thek set to spring into evening action

23 August 2010

Australian diver Hannah Thek has finished the preliminary round of 3m springboard in sixth after some quality diving in the early session.

Aussie handballers improving

Aussie handballers improving

23 August 2010

Australia has put in their most spirited performance of the tournament but weren’t able to overcome Angola, going down 37-12 in the first of two legs against the Africans.

Brave Blundell fifth in rough 1,000m

Brave Blundell fifth in rough 1,000m

23 August 2010

Sydney middle-distance runner Jenny Blundell got a physical introduction to international distance running today in the 1,000m final at the Youth Olympic Games.

On target for a bright future

On target for a bright future

23 August 2010

Despite some disappointment, 16-year-old Emily Esposito had put in a great performance to finish 15th in the junior women’s air pistol this morning, clocking a total of 367 points.

Phan scores first win

Phan scores first win

23 August 2010

Australia’s Lily Phan has claimed her first victory on the table tennis courts of Singapore’s Indoor Stadium after knocking off Guyana’s Adielle Rosheuvel

Birkinhead and Steele look to the future

Birkinhead and Steele look to the future

23 August 2010

Blake Steele and Damien Birkinhead didn’t get the results they had worked so hard for at the Youth Olympic Games on Sunday night but both were optimistic for the future.

Donald creates history and looks to London

Donald creates history and looks to London

23 August 2010

Angela Donald, the baby of the Australian Team, has created history at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore by winning her country’s first artistic medal at this level.

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