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Sailors’ path to 2018 Youth Olympics revealed

Sailors’ path to 2018 Youth Olympics revealed

15 November 2017

Some of the nation’s best young sailors have a huge added incentive to excel at the upcoming Australian Youth Championships after confirmation the event will serve as a qualification point for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Aussie modern pentathletes qualify spots for Buenos Aires 2018

Aussie modern pentathletes qualify spots for Buenos Aires 2018

18 September 2017

Keean Van Venrooij and Nikita Mawhirt are Australia’s first qualified athletes for the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games (YOG) having finished as the top ranked Oceania athletes at the YOG Continental qualifier in Gotemba, Japan.

Youth Olympic Games set for exciting future

Youth Olympic Games set for exciting future

14 September 2017

Positioned as a global event for the world’s best young elite athletes, the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are a core element in the development of future generations of top-level athletes.

Greater gender equality and innovation for Lausanne 2020

Greater gender equality and innovation for Lausanne 2020

10 July 2017

The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting concluded today with a number of innovative and impactful decisions for the future of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

“Parks concept” to take Youth Games to the next level

“Parks concept” to take Youth Games to the next level

6 July 2017

Buenos Aires 2018 is set to take the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to the next level as an event that engages young people.

AOC partners with Pacific School Games

AOC partners with Pacific School Games

25 May 2017

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates has welcomed a partnership with the Pacific School Games with under 200 days to go before the 10th edition begins in Adelaide later this year.

A show jumpers' journey to Buenos Aires 2018

A show jumpers' journey to Buenos Aires 2018

19 May 2017

The Olympic journey for Australia’s young showjumping riders will begin on June 10 and 11 at Camden’s Bicentennial Park in NSW.

Calling all budding sports reporters for the Youth Olympic Games

Calling all budding sports reporters for the Youth Olympic Games

10 May 2017

Do you have what it takes to capture the passion of sport in a photo, a video or with words?

Video qualification for Breaking at Buenos Aires launched

Video qualification for Breaking at Buenos Aires launched

8 May 2017

"Break-through" innovation has been redefined for the forthcoming Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, with Friday's launch on the online qualification system for Breaking.

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.

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.