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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.

Nicholas Hough of Australia celebrates winning the Boys 110 metres hurdles A final from Dongqiang Wang of China on day seven of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympics at Bishan Sports Stadium on August 21, 2010 in Singapore.

ATHLETICS: 2010 Youth Olympic Champion Nick Hough (110m hurdles) helps announce the 20-strong athletics section of the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team.

Dani Samuels competes in the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

Dani Samuels has continued her stunning start to the 2014 season at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN).

Dani Samuels of NSWIS competes in the Discus during the Sydney Track Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 9, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: A full of confidence Dani Samuels (NSW) will take on the best in the world when the women’s discus makes its first appearance as part of the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN) this Sunday 18 May.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Kim Mickle of Western Australia has finished second in the women’s javelin at the opening meet of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar

Harry Gordon (C) poses with AOC President John Coates (L) and Australian Olympian Herb Elliott (R) during the Launch of 'From Athens With Pride' by Harry Gordon at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.

2010 Youth Olympian Kenneth To (Swimming), 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team Chef de Mission Susie O'Neill, BK the Boxing Kangaroo mascot, 2010 Youth Olympian Jessica Fox (Kayak) and 2014 Youth Olympian Ami Matsuo (Swimming) at the 100 days to Nanjing celebration in Sydney on 7 May, 2014.

AOC: Two-time Olympic champion Susie O'Neill plans on instilling some old-fashioned values in the next generation of Australian Youth Olympians.

The Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre will host the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and the Athletics competition. It can hold 60,000 spectators.

NANJING: A team of 90 aspiring young athletes are expected to wear the green and gold in 100 days time when the second summer Youth Olympic Games start in Nanjing, China.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Australian record holders Kim Mickle and Alana Boyd will join some of the world’s best athletes for Round 1 of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha this Friday.

Roger Bannister about to cross the tape at the end of his record breaking mile run at Iffley Road, Oxford. He was the first person to run the mile in under four minutes, with a time of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds on 6 May 1954.

ATHLETICS: Sixty years later, Roger Bannister is busy reliving the four minutes that still endure as a transcendent moment in sporting history.