Selections have been finalised for the 2016 Australian Youth Olympic Team with 17 athletes from eight disciplines set to compete in the winter wonderland of Lillehammer, Norway from 5-21 February.
The IOC has welcomed the Candidature Files of Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China), the two cities bidding to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
SHORT-TRACK: Deanna Lockett has finished with two top-10 performances to lead the Australian charge at the opening event of the new World Cup season.
SHORT TRACK: Australia was represented by two young, talented athletes in the Sochi 2014 Short Track Speed Skating competition in Deanna Lockett and Pierre Boda.
SHORT TRACK: Australian teenager Deanna Lockett has produced the best race of her Olympic campaign to finish ninth in the 1000m Short Track Speed Skating.
SHORT TRACK: Deanna Lockett has produced a quality 1000m race to qualify for the quarter-finals at the Sochi 2014 Short Track Speed Skating competition. It was an action-packed session of skating, with teammate Pierre Boda skating in the men's event shortly after Lockett crossed the line.