Alumni News

Fung finds lasting friendship with Team bronze

Fung finds lasting friendship with Team bronze

14 October 2018

Australia’s sole badminton player Zecily Fung recently added ‘Youth Olympic medallist’ to her resume, but what was just as rewarding were the multicultural friendships she made along the way.

Jessica Fox inspiration for YOG Paddler Jenaya Massie

Jessica Fox inspiration for YOG Paddler Jenaya Massie

12 October 2018

Paddle Australia’s Jenaya Massie (QLD) will be part of a group of 64 athletes from more than 30 nations who will be competing in canoe at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Lauren Jackson wins IOC Women in Sport Award

Lauren Jackson wins IOC Women in Sport Award

6 October 2018

Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson was recognised with the Oceania IOC Women in Sport award at a ceremony in Buenos Aires on Friday.

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.

Aussie Opals win FIBA World Cup silver

Aussie Opals win FIBA World Cup silver

1 October 2018

The Australian Opals have fallen to the USA in the FIBA World Cup gold medal playoff, 56-73, but can hold their heads high with a silver medal around their neck after an incredible campaign.