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Evelyn Halls appointed Chef de Mission Buenos Aires 2018 YOG

Evelyn Halls appointed Chef de Mission Buenos Aires 2018 YOG

31 January 2018

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced dual Olympian Evelyn Halls will take over the role of Chef de Mission for the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires in October 2018.

Lausanne 2020 only two years away

Lausanne 2020 only two years away

10 January 2018

The countdown to the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games has hit two years to go today.

Chloe Esposito named Young Change-Maker for Buenos Aires 2018

Chloe Esposito named Young Change-Maker for Buenos Aires 2018

22 December 2017

Australian Rio 2016 Modern Pentathlon gold medallist Chloe Esposito will have the opportunity to mentor the next generation of elite athletes as she has been announced as a Young Change-Maker for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

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.

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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.

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).