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Thornton stars on Athletics night 1

Thornton stars on Athletics night 1

20 August 2014

ATHLETICS: Sydney runner Jessica Thornton laid down the Australian performance of the night at the first Youth Olympic Games Athletics session in Nanjing, China.

Athletes take to the track ahead of competition

Athletes take to the track ahead of competition

15 August 2014

ATHLETICS: With the athletics kicking off on Day 4 of the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the athletes are hoping to fit in as many training sessions as possible.

The Aussie journey to Nanjing via social media

The Aussie journey to Nanjing via social media

14 August 2014

TEAM: We come from the land down under and we're heading to the 2nd summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Come along for the ride!

Advancing from Youth Festival to Youth Games

Advancing from Youth Festival to Youth Games

6 August 2014

TEAM: It was only last year when the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) brought 30 nations to Sydney to participate in a five-day multi-sport event.

Youth Olympians bring home Comm Games medals

Youth Olympians bring home Comm Games medals

4 August 2014

YOG: Twelve of the nation’s first ever Youth Olympians brought home nine medals from the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, including six gold, one silver and two bronze.

Aussie report card from Glasgow 2014

Aussie report card from Glasgow 2014

4 August 2014

The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.

Triple athletics gold on Day 9

Triple athletics gold on Day 9

2 August 2014

Australia has won three gold medals with Dani Samuels (NSW) dominating the women’s discus, teenage sensation Eleanor Patterson (Vic) winning the women’s high jump and Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld) defending her title.

Carruthers flying high at the YOG

Carruthers flying high at the YOG

1 August 2014

ATHLETICS: In just a few short weeks, 89 of Australia’s best and brightest young athletes will head to Nanjing, China for the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) as part of the Australian Youth Olympic Team (AYOT).

Hough smashes PB for fourth in hurdles

Hough smashes PB for fourth in hurdles

30 July 2014

ATHLETICS: 2010 Youth Olympian Nick Hough has declared he's leaving the sprints behind after smashing a personal best time to finish fourth in the men's 110m hurdles in Glasgow.

Athletics Wrap - Day 5 Glasgow

Athletics Wrap - Day 5 Glasgow

29 July 2014

COMM GAMES ATHLETICS: There were some outstanding Australian performances and a lot of courage shown over the two sessions of track and field on Day 5 of Glasgow 2014.