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James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

James eyes halfpipe only in 2018

1 September 2015

Australian halfpipe rider Scotty James will follow the lead of an increasing number of snowboarders by concentrating on one event for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

Stilnox ban introduced early for Rio athletes

28 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.

“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.

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

Coe beats Bubka to become IAAF president

19 August 2015

Britain's Sebastian Coe has beaten Sergey Bubka in a tight vote to become the new president of the IAAF.

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Nanjing athletes excelling one year on

Nanjing athletes excelling one year on

16 August 2015

One year on from the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Young Ambassador Jessica Fox and Chef de Mission Susie O'Neill look back with fond memories.

Vander-Kuyp reflects 20 years on from record run

Vander-Kuyp reflects 20 years on from record run

11 August 2015

On 11 August 1995 Kyle Vander-Kuyp set the Australian record for the 110m hurdles at the World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden with his time of 13.29 seconds.

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Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

Australian Ice Racing and Korean Skating Union reach agreement

18 August 2015

Australian Ice Racing and the Korean Skating Union have signed a landmark agreement that will see the two nations work together to share short track speed skating skills and expertise.

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.

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Mondelēz International bring the joy to the Australian Olympic Team

Mondelēz International bring the joy to the Australian Olympic Team

13 August 2015

The Australian Olympic Committee is delighted to announce Mondelēz International have signed as the Official Chocolate, Candy, Biscuits and Spreads Partner of the Australian Olympic Team.

Rio Team Appeal launched in WA

Rio Team Appeal launched in WA

11 August 2015

The WA Olympic Team Appeal has kicked off in style with an exclusive cocktail party held in the Office of the Premier.

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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.

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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.

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

Rio hopefuls can learn from Kapyla Club

4 August 2015

One year out from the Rio Olympic Games is a good time to reflect and recall the journey of Australia’s Olympians.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).