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Small scorches to seventh in Super G

Small scorches to seventh in Super G

15 January 2012

Australian alpine skier Greta Small got her Winter Youth Olympic Games off to a great start placing seventh in the Super G at Patscherkofel, overlooking Innsbruck.

Halfpipe skier sneaks into final

Halfpipe skier sneaks into final

15 January 2012

After just a couple of months in the sport, Jindabyne’s Thomas Waddell has today qualified for the Winter Youth Olympic final in the men’s ski halfpipe.

Fourth for Fitch locks in semi

Fourth for Fitch locks in semi

15 January 2012

Alex Fitch has secured herself a spot in the snowboard halfpipe semi-final, after a superb performance at Kühtai today.

Hip-hop and history gets Games underway

Hip-hop and history gets Games underway

14 January 2012

Months of hard work from the athletes and Games organisers alike, came to a head tonight when the Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympics officially opened with a fantastic snow-capped ceremony.

‘Game on’ for Australian charge at Winter Youth Olympics

‘Game on’ for Australian charge at Winter Youth Olympics

14 January 2012

Four Australians are in action on day one of competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games. Alpine racer Greta Small will lead the Australian charge after carrying the flag in the Opening Ceremony.

Fitch fine tunes runs ahead of Games debut

Fitch fine tunes runs ahead of Games debut

14 January 2012

In blustery morning weather, snowboarder Alex Fitch was showing good form despite the pipe not being in optimum condition.

See the next generation of stars on TV

See the next generation of stars on TV

13 January 2012

Fox Sports viewers can follow the young Aussies as they compete against the world’s best with coverage across all 10 days of competition beginning this Friday. Fox Sports will provide a daily one hour highlights package shown both morning and night capturing all the action from Innsbruck.

Picture perfect conditions for Aussies

Picture perfect conditions for Aussies

13 January 2012

The Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team cross country and biathlon contingent has never seen such good ski conditions.

Waddell piping hot in Kühtai cold

Waddell piping hot in Kühtai cold

13 January 2012

After a week of extreme snow that saw the freestyle skiing and snowboarding venue of Kühtai closed completely, it opened for training today in perfect conditions ahead of this weekend’s Youth Olympic competition.

Aussies arrive with a song and a dance

Aussies arrive with a song and a dance

11 January 2012

The Winter Youth Olympics are just days away and the Aussies have arrived with a song and a dance at an official team welcome in Innsbruck.

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Did you know?

Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.