TEAM: There may be a World Cup and a few Commonwealth Games medals to win over the next two months, but come August 16, sporting eyes can shift to the next generation in Australian sport.
ATHLETICS: When Sydney teenager, Samantha Geddes steps onto the track at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, it will have been a long time coming for the youngster.
ATHLETICS: The IAAF World Championships silver medallist Kim Mickle has placed third in the women’s javelin at Round 4 of the IAAF Diamond League in Rome.
ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson will square off against the woman who succeeded her as world champion and Kim Mickle takes on the Olympic javelin champion in Rome
ATHLETICS: World championships finalist Zoe Buckman took advantage of a super-fast 1500m at the Diamond League meet in Oregon to improve her personal best and consolidate her position as the third-fastest Australian over the distance.
ATHLETICS: Australia set a brace of national endurance relay records and claimed two battling fourth place finishes on the final day of the IAAF World Relays. These fantastic efforts followed a bronze medal on Day 1
ATHLETICS: Sydney teenager Alex Hulley is one of the 20 aspiring young athletes to head to China later this year as part of the athletics section for the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team.
ATHLETICS: 2010 Youth Olympic Champion Nick Hough (110m hurdles) helps announce the 20-strong athletics section of the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team.