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Following big footsteps to walk for Australia

Following big footsteps to walk for Australia

18 January 2013

ATHLETICS: With Australian flags on her face, Tayla-Paige Billington is following in her mother’s path.

Sydney heatwave impacts Youth Olympic competition

Sydney heatwave impacts Youth Olympic competition

18 January 2013

AYOF2013: Records are being broken at the AYOF in the pool and Sydney city itself has experienced its equal hottest day on record.

Nothing Little about throwing for Australia

Nothing Little about throwing for Australia

18 January 2013

ATHLETICS: The stadiums and the fields are the same but Sydney teenager Mackenzie Little has never seen so much excitement at Olympic Park.

Stop Sydney its hammer time

Stop Sydney its hammer time

17 January 2013

Like most of the Chinese team, coming to Australia for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) it is He Weihu’s first time overseas.

Festival opened for stars of the future

Festival opened for stars of the future

16 January 2013

They are the stars of the future, and the athletes competing at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) were treated to a spectacle fit for Olympians at the Opening Ceremony at Sydney Entertainment Centre.

Hammer time for Hulley

Hammer time for Hulley

16 January 2013

Most people her age haven’t even heard of it, but Alex Hulley is already an accomplished athlete in the hammer throw.

Geoff Martin honoured

Geoff Martin honoured

16 January 2013

Geoff Martin has been honoured many times in his illustrious career, but reading the officials’ oath at the Opening Ceremony of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) is one he will always remember.

Athlete Abu Ganaba looking to Rio

Athlete Abu Ganaba looking to Rio

16 January 2013

Setting up his blocks on the track, Anas Abu Ganaba can picture himself at the Rio De Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

Zatopek and race walk updates

Zatopek and race walk updates

10 December 2012

ATHLETICS: Lara Tamsett (NSW) and Ben St Lawrence (NSW) were crowned Australian women’s and men’s 10,000m champions at the ZATOPEK:10 at Lakeside Stadium.

IOC strips four Athens medals

IOC strips four Athens medals

6 December 2012

IOC: Eight years after winning Olympic medals in Athens, four track and field athletes from eastern Europe were ordered to hand them back Wednesday because of positive doping tests.