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Deborah Lovely of Australia attempts a lift in the women's +75kg weightlifting event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Two-time Olympian Deborah Acason (nee Lovely) heads a 7-strong Australian team at the World Weightlifting Championships in Kazakhstan beginning this weekend.

Deborah Lovely of Australia attempts a lift in the women's +75kg weightlifting event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Deborah Acason will lead a seven-strong Australian weightlifting team to this year’s World Champs in what is likely to be her last appearance for Australia.

Some of the best social media moments of Nanjing 2014

@AUSOLYMPICTEAM: Limited access to social media has failed to stop the Australian Youth Olympic Team from being so social at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Kiana Elliott after competing in the 63kg Weightlifting competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Australian weightlifter Kiana Elliott has done what she came to Nanjing to do- a personal best.

Aydan McMahon has beaten two of his own weightlifting records tonight at the YOG.

Weightlifter Aydan McMahon breaks the Australian snatch and total record in the Youth Olympic Games Men's 69kg.

Damon Kelly lifts the bar during the Men's 105kg group weightlifting event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

TEAM: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has accepted an invitation to send a Team to compete in the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

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WEIGHTLIFTING: The powerhouses of the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team are ready for the big show in Nanjing.

The Aussie Sevens girls touch down in Nanjing for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

TEAM: We come from the land down under and we're heading to the 2nd summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Come along for the ride!

The Australia team celebrate winning the Men's Gold Medal Match Final between India and Australia at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day eleven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 3, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.

One month to YOG

16 July 2014
Beach volleyballer Phoebe Bell in action ahead of the Youth Olympic Games.

TEAM: The Opening Ceremony fireworks may be on the horizon, but the one month countdown to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will be no party.

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