AYOF2013: After an exciting night of entertainment at the Opening Ceremony, athletes from nine AYOF2013: After an exciting night of entertainment at the Opening Ceremony, athletes from nine sports got up early this morning to get into action on the sporting fields.sports got up early this morning to get into action on the sporting fields.
HOCKEY: China has recorded a thrilling come-from-behind win against Great Britain on day 2 of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) women’s hockey tournament.
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.
Day 1 of the AYOF kicked off with competition in the canoe/kayak sprint, badminton and hockey as well as the spectacular Opening Ceremony.
HOCKEY: The Australian hockey teams got the competition off to the perfect start with the women winning first up over Great Britain in a high quality clash and then the men defeated the United States of America.
The countdown to the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival is almost over and for the 1700 athletes from 30 nations their first Olympic-style experience starts on Wednesday in Sydney.
HOCKEY: India captain Sardar Singh emerged as the most expensive player in the Hockey India League (HIL) while Australians Eddie Ockenden and Jamie Dwyer were also among the top earners.
HOCKEY: With Dutch goalkeeper Jaap Stockmann seemingly impenetrable in the final, it was always going to take something extraordinary for the Kookaburras to win the Champions Trophy.
HOCKEY: A Jamie Dwyer inspired Kookaburras outfit defeated England 2-0 tonight to progress to the semi-finals against India at the Champions Trophy in Melbourne.
HOCKEY: The Kookaburras will face England in the quarter finals after a tough 1-0 win over Pakistan in the final pool game at the Champions Trophy in Melbourne.