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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.

The Nanjing Virtual Torch Relay App is available in the Google Play Store and on iTunes

AOC: Since the days of the ancient Olympic Games and into the modern era, the Olympic flame has been synonymous with the ideals and the spirit of the Olympics.

Jennifer Screen #6 of Australia shoots under pressure from Zengyu Ma #11 of China during the Women's Basketball quaterfinal on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

BASKETBALL: Australia coach Brendan Joyce has named a 12-player squad minus his WNBA stars for a pre-World Championship tour of the United States.

Andrew Bogut dunks over the defence of Lithuania during the men's preliminaries basketball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

BASKETBALL: Andrew Bogut rates himself a 50-50 chance of leading Australia at the basketball World Cup in Spain later this year.

Penny Taylor shoots for the basket during an International Basketball Friendly match.

BASKETBALL: A star-studded Australian women's basketball squad descended on Canberra on Sunday, with several big names welcomed into camp for the first time in preparation for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

The Spirit players celebrate their win during the WNBL Grand Final match between Bendigo Spirit and Townsville Fire at Bendigo Stadium on March 9, 2014 in Bendigo, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Superstar import Kelsey Griffin and peerless veteran Kristi Harrower starred as Bendigo clinched back-to-back WNBL titles with a 94-83 home grand final win over Townsville on Sunday.

Athletes compete in 3v3 Basketball at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

The international basketball federation has renewed hope the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics could stage its street-inspired 3-on-3 game.

A merged image of Matthew Dellavedova playing in the NCAA for Saint Mary's College and Andrew Bogut during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs playing for the Golden State Warriors.

BASKETBALL: Andrew Bogut won't be the only Australian suiting up for an NBA team this season, with Boomer point guard Matthew Dellavedova doing enough to join the big show.

Rachel Jarry #13 of Australia puts up a shot against China during the Women's Basketball quarterfinal on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

BASKETBALL: Rachel Jarry has become just the eighth Australian to win a WNBA championship, after clinching the 2013 title in her rookie season with the Minnesota Lynx.

Mika Vukona of New Zealand shoots a free throw during the Men's FIBA Oceania Championship match between the New Zealand Tall Blacks and the Australian Boomers at North Shore Events Centre on August 14, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.

BASKETBALL: Australia's men's and women's basketball teams have continued their Oceania Championships campaigns undefeated.