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16 medals push Australia into top 12 as Buenos Aires 2018 closes

16 medals push Australia into top 12 as Buenos Aires 2018 closes

20 October 2018

Australia has finished its Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics campaign with four gold medals, eight silver and another four bronze to go with personal bests and invaluable experience on the biggest stage for young elite athletes.

Vanuatu and Australia's hockey connection

Vanuatu and Australia's hockey connection

19 October 2018

Australia and Vanuatu’s hockey teams didn’t let not being drawn to play each other in competition stop them from meeting each other on the pitch at Buenos Aires 2018.

Aussie Youth Olympic divers, down but not out

Aussie Youth Olympic divers, down but not out

19 October 2018

Australia’s Youth Olympic divers had to deal with injury while competing at Buenos Aires 2018, but it is not deterring them from looking to the future.

Golden Grace to carry flag at Youth Olympics Closing Ceremony

Golden Grace to carry flag at Youth Olympics Closing Ceremony

19 October 2018

Gold medal winning golfer Grace Kim will lead the Australian Team at tonight’s Buenos Aires 2018 Closing Ceremony.

Athletics team wrap after record-breaking campaign

Athletics team wrap after record-breaking campaign

18 October 2018

Australia’s outstanding year in global athletics concluded in Buenos Aires on Wednesday after a campaign filled with personal bests and top-10 finishes.

Cuba wins latest chapter of long jump rivalry with Australia

Cuba wins latest chapter of long jump rivalry with Australia

18 October 2018

Cuba defeated Australia on Monday for the gold medal in the Men’s Long Jump at the 2018 Youth Olympics, in the latest chapter of a decades-old rivalry in the event.

Giving back to a host city that's given so much to our Youth Olympians

Giving back to a host city that's given so much to our Youth Olympians

18 October 2018

Australia's Youth Olympians have received incredible support and experience from the people of Buenos Aires. To give back to the city that has hosted them, a group of young athletes took part in charity work at a local animal shelter.

Bronzed ballers: Aussie girls win 3x3 medal to cap epic campaign

Bronzed ballers: Aussie girls win 3x3 medal to cap epic campaign

18 October 2018

Australia’s 3x3 basketball team capped off their remarkable underdog campaign winning bronze at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics.

Buenos Aires 2018 - Day 10 Wrap

Buenos Aires 2018 - Day 10 Wrap

17 October 2018

Basketball quarters, Boxing semis and finalising the Athletics and Modern Pentathlon campaigns.

Aussie 3x3 underdogs bite back

Aussie 3x3 underdogs bite back

17 October 2018

After a commanding 16-6 win against Ukraine, Australia’s Youth Olympic 3x3 basketballers will now advance to the semi-finals, where they will face France.

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Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).

Did you know?

Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.