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Brandon Starc - My journey from the Youth Olympic Games to an Aussie record

Brandon Starc - My journey from the Youth Olympic Games to an Aussie record

27 September 2018

Kicking off 2018 with a Commonwealth Games gold medal and following up with two more golds over the course of the year, Starc is one of Australia’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) success stories.

3 years, 3 disciplines 3 coaches – meet triple-threat Derbyshire

3 years, 3 disciplines 3 coaches – meet triple-threat Derbyshire

26 September 2018

Charlotte Derbyshire’s journey towards the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) started three years ago when she was just 14, but one major consideration needed to be made when dedicating up to 25 hours a week across three disciplines. The YOG also fell during her Year 12 HSC.

Ten fun facts to celebrate 10 days to Buenos Aires 2018

Ten fun facts to celebrate 10 days to Buenos Aires 2018

25 September 2018

With Buenos Aires 2018 kicking off in just 10 days, get excited for the third edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) with these 10 fun facts about your YOG athletes, and the city in which they will compete!

Words of wisdom from an Olympic Champion

Words of wisdom from an Olympic Champion

25 September 2018

Olympic gold medallist and modern pentathlon superstar, Chloe Esposito answered some of the most burning questions of Australia’s Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) modern pentathlon representative, Nikita Mawhirt.

Ciccarelli en garde for YOG success

Ciccarelli en garde for YOG success

21 September 2018

At just 16 years of age, fencer Robert Ciccarelli has already travelled the world for his sport. Now he will get to cross Argentina off his to-do list when he represents Australia at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), something he thought he missed out on!

Sophie White – Hurdling in her hero’s footsteps

Sophie White – Hurdling in her hero’s footsteps

18 September 2018

Most kids have grown up with an idol. Someone they look up to and one day hope to walk in the footsteps of, but not as many have been lucky enough to do so.

Hailey's juggling act in full flight as BA2018 approaches

Hailey's juggling act in full flight as BA2018 approaches

14 September 2018

The commitment needed to succeed in sailing is pretty much an all or nothing prospect. Throw in study and career goals and life becomes quite a juggling act.

Ben White: Ready to stick it to the competition and defend YOG gold

Ben White: Ready to stick it to the competition and defend YOG gold

12 September 2018

At just 17 years old, Ben White co-captained his side to Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualification, took out leading goal scorer at 28 goals and also bagged player of the tournament at the Oceania Youth Olympic qualifiers in Port Moresby, PNG.

How to train a horse you’ve never met for the Youth Olympic Games

How to train a horse you’ve never met for the Youth Olympic Games

10 September 2018

Seventeen-year old show jumping rider, Madi Sinderberry is as talented as they come. Over the past two years she’s collected back to back titles, winning both the U21 Australian Young Rider and NSW Young Rider Championships in 2016 and 2017, but even more impressively is that she is about to compete at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) with a horse she’s never met.

Fresh from Jnr Pan Pacs gold, Brinkworth sets his sights on YOG

Fresh from Jnr Pan Pacs gold, Brinkworth sets his sights on YOG

5 September 2018

Ashton Brinkworth is one of eight athletes that make up the Australian swimming section for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Seven of these young athletes recently competed in the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Fiji, with three of them scoring medals.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).