Australian athletes will get their first opportunity to compete at the Asian Winter Games after being invited to the 2017 event to be held in Sapporo, Japan in February.
Australian short track speed skater Julia Moore has won a silver medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Norway playing her part in the mixed nation relay.
Australian short track speed skater will be the last Aussie to compete in the green and gold at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Producing your best performances under pressure is something all athletes aspire to do, and that is something 16-year-old Julia Moore has achieved at the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Two Australians have featured in the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games in Norway, the night before the first full day of competition where six Aussies are in action.
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.