Youth News

Aydan McMahon has beaten two of his own weightlifting records tonight at the YOG.

Weightlifter Aydan McMahon breaks the Australian snatch and total record in the Youth Olympic Games Men's 69kg.

Elyse Ainsworth and Thomas Cunich preparing to sail on a long second day of Byte CII competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

SAILING: The thing you come to love about the Olympics or Youth Olympics is that competitors come in all shapes and sizes and competition formats come in many abstract forms.

TENNIS: It’s been another huge day at the tennis academy for the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Hunter starts strong

19 August 2014
Jake Hunter on For the Star at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

EQUESTRIAN: Jake Hunter has had his first competitive ride at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the Jumping Team Event.

First round of golf at the YOG complete and both Aussie's are looking strong.

Golf: Brett Coletta equal first and Elizabeth Elmassian fourth after first round at the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club.

Youth Olympic swimmer Nic Brown, 18, wins bronze in the men's 100m butterfly.

SWIMMING: Nic Brown has won bronze for Australia in the men's 100m butterfly on Day 3 of the Youth Olympic Games.

Shenae Ciesiolka scores in Australia's 33-0 semi final victory over USA at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games on 19 August, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens semi-finals had all the thrills you expect of the fast-paced game, producing two fortified contenders for women’s gold: Australia and Canada.

Hockey5s look solid

The Green and Gold lose concentration in the third period to go down in a thriller against South Africa 6-5.

BADMINTON: After the single’s group stage wrapped up for the Aussies at the second summer Youth Olympics (YOG) in Nanjing, the focus now shifts to the mixed doubles, where our athletes will be hoping to keep their medals hopes alive.

JUDO: Eighteen-year-old Naomi de Bruine showed the strength of a true Australian today, competing in the women’s -78kg Judo competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, just missing out on the bronze medal match.