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Olympians share their wisdom with Buenos Aires 2018 Team

Olympians share their wisdom with Buenos Aires 2018 Team

4 October 2018

This week, 88 young athletes from all over Australia embarked on their journey to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, but not before being mentored and inspired by Olympians Bronte Campbell, Brandon Starc and Jess Thornton.

Thornton's top tips for Youth Olympics

Thornton's top tips for Youth Olympics

1 May 2018

With only 158 days until the 2018 Youth Olympic Games kick off in sunny Buenos Aires, Australia’s best junior athletes are gearing up to have their first taste of the Olympic glory.

Looking to Tokyo

Looking to Tokyo

22 August 2016

Tokyo 2020 is looking very positive for Australia with a number of young debutantes showing what they're made of at Rio 2016.

Aussies make most of finals feeling

Aussies make most of finals feeling

21 August 2016

Ryan Gregson has achieved a top-10 finish in the men’s 1500m final while Australia’s 4x400m women’s relay team finished eighth in the last night of competition at the Olympic Stadium.

Day 15 Preview

Day 15 Preview

20 August 2016

The last full day of action at the Olympics sees us involved in athletics, canoe sprint, golf, triathlon, diving and modern pentathlon. Medals are on the line across the sports.

Boyd vaults into fourth place in final

Boyd vaults into fourth place in final

20 August 2016

Alana Boyd has finished fourth in a thrilling women’s pole vault final at Rio’s Olympic Stadium tonight.

Day 14 Preview

Day 14 Preview

19 August 2016

As we near the end of the Games Australia is looking strong for a couple of medals on Day 14 with prospects in athletics, BMX at least. We also have a thrilling men’s basketball game to thrill us.

Getting to know our track and field team

Getting to know our track and field team

7 August 2016

With the track and field competition starting on August 12, here’s a look at the green and gold contingent set to shine in the Olympic Stadium.

Age no barrier for Thornton

Age no barrier for Thornton

3 August 2016

Unlikely as it seems, 2016 could have worked out even better for Olympic bolter Jessica Thornton, the youngest member of the Australian track and field team at the Rio Games.

Marschall and Thornton shine in final Rio preparations

Marschall and Thornton shine in final Rio preparations

24 July 2016

The youngest Rio bound track and field competitors Jessica Thornton (18) and Kurtis Marschall (19) have both shown great form at the IAAF World Junior Championships

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