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“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

28 August 2015

The International Olympic Committee today announced South Korean figure skating legend Yuna Kim as the latest Ambassador to support the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, which will take place from 12 to 21 February next year in Norway.

Burton and Boland await official selection for Lillehammer 2016

Burton and Boland await official selection for Lillehammer 2016

18 August 2015

CROSS COUNTRY: Liam Burton and Lilly Boland are likely to have their youth Olympic dream realised after posting strong results at both the 2015 Australian Open and Junior Championships for Cross Country Skiing.

Best young winter talent chasing Lillehammer selection

Best young winter talent chasing Lillehammer selection

16 August 2015

A host of young ski and snowboard athletes have been put to the test on and off the slopes as part of Ski and Snowboard Australia’s Futures Programs in recent weeks.

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

Youth engagement at the heart of Buenos Aires 2018 preparations

15 August 2015

International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission enthused by extensive plans to engage young people and innovate at Buenos Aires 2018.

Biathletes shooting for Youth Olympic selection

Biathletes shooting for Youth Olympic selection

14 August 2015

The next crop of Australian biathlon stars will head into this weekend’s Australian Individual and Sprint Championships at Mt. Hotham with a little extra motivation.

Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

12 August 2015

The IOC today announced the list of 15 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will support the young athletes going to the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games from 12 to 21 February 2016 in Lillehammer, Norway.

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

Social media dominance a goal for new Olympic channel

2 August 2015

IOC: The experts developing the Olympic channel for the IOC believe the venture could become the biggest social media channel in the world.

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

Embrace digital or lose youth audience

2 August 2015

Marketing guru Sir Martin Sorrell has warned the International Olympic Committee that it must embrace new technology.

Weekend wrap - Monday 13 July

Weekend wrap - Monday 13 July

13 July 2015

Plenty of Aussies have been in fine form around the globe in what was a busy, yet successful weekend of sport!

Ice Hockey stars qualify for Lillehammer 2016

Ice Hockey stars qualify for Lillehammer 2016

11 July 2015

Young ice hockey stars Jake Riley and Madison Poole have become Australia's first athletes to qualify for the 2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympics.

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Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.