I congratulate the Australian Crime Commission and the Federal Government for the stance they have taken because as far as cheating in sport goes the “gloves are now off”, we now have the powers to properly investigate doping and match fixing.
Across all of the 17 sports at the 2013 AYOF the standard of competition was outstanding and future Olympians where in action across Sydney. Check out how all the competitions unfolded in the sport by sport wrap.
As the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) finishes up here in Sydney, the junior athletes could not have got a better experience on the road to Rio 2016.
BASKETBALL: Australia's female basketballers proved they’re just as tough as the men, with both Green and Gold teams taking out medals at the finals of the AYOF basketball competition.
BASKETBALL: Australia stole the show on the last day of the AYOF basketball competition with both Gold men’s and women’s teams fittingly winning gold, while both Green men’s and women’s teams took silver.
BASKETBALL VENUE ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to inclement weather the final day of 3v3 Basketball action has had to be been moved from Darling Harbour.
BASKETBALL 3x3: AYOF 2013 basketball action was called off on Friday afternoon with play suspended due to extreme heat and rain.
AYOF2013: Records are being broken at the AYOF in the pool and Sydney city itself has experienced its equal hottest day on record.
BASKETBALL 3x3: Future Olympians got a taste of international basketball competition.
BASKETBALL 3x3: Australia dominated the first day of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival women’s basketball tournament at Darling Harbour.