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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.

Tennis player Rinky Hijikata ready to ace Buenos Aires 2018

Tennis player Rinky Hijikata ready to ace Buenos Aires 2018

1 September 2018

Rinky Hijikata’s selection for Buenos Aires 2018 rounds out Australia’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Team at 88 athletes across 26 sports.

Full Team for Buenos Aires 2018 announced

Full Team for Buenos Aires 2018 announced

30 August 2018

88 of the nation’s brightest young sporting prospects will represent Australia at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the world's largest multi-sport competition for young athletes.

Carter to make waves at Buenos Aires 2018

Carter to make waves at Buenos Aires 2018

29 August 2018

Matthew Carter joins fellow diver Alysha Koloi on the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Team, and with a Commonwealth Games bronze medal already under his belt, he's expected to make waves during the competition.

Aussie golfers Vilips and Kim off to Buenos Aires 2018

Aussie golfers Vilips and Kim off to Buenos Aires 2018

23 August 2018

The Aussie YOG squad has grown to 88 athletes across 25 sports, with golf prodigies Karl Vilips and Grace Kim announced on the Team.

Aussie Taekwondo squad bring home dual-competition medal haul

Aussie Taekwondo squad bring home dual-competition medal haul

23 August 2018

Earlier this month, Australia’s best Taekwondo competitors participated in back to back competitions across the 2018 Oceania Taekwondo Championships and the Presidents Cup, bringing home a staggering 99 medals, with 47 coming from the Oceania Championships and 52 coming from the Presidents Cup.

Beach Volleyball team added to Buenos Aires YOG squad

Beach Volleyball team added to Buenos Aires YOG squad

22 August 2018

As we edge closer to announcing our full Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Team (YOG), the quartet of Mark Nicolaidis, James Takken, Lauren Taylor and Tiaan Smith have today been announced as Australia’s beach volleyball squad, leaving only golf and tennis to be selected for YOG.

AOC celebrates 50 days to go until Youth Olympic Games

AOC celebrates 50 days to go until Youth Olympic Games

17 August 2018

In celebration of 50 days to go until the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), here is a rundown on what our incredible young athletes have been working on in the lead up to YOG.

Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

16 August 2018

With a surname like Power, you would expect nothing less from selected Youth Olympic Games (YOG) weightlifter Maddison Power. The 15-year-old has been selected to represent Australia at Buenos Aires 2018 alongside fellow weightlifter Jett Gaffney.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Best of Buenos Aires 2018

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.

Did you know?

Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.