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.
The Olympic Channel has launched their new animated short series ‘Words of Olympics’ with the first episode featuring none other than legendary Australian Olympian, ‘the Lithgow Flash’, The Hon Marjorie Jackson-Nelson AC CVO MBE.
Australian high jumper Brandon Starc has led the charge for Team Asia-Pacific at the two day event - the Continental Cup (the world cup of athletics) in Ostrava, Czech Republic over the weekend.
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.
The Birmingham Diamond League has been the centre of personal bests and broken records for several Australian athletics stars qualifying for the Diamond League finals.
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.
With the addition of a 13-strong athletics squad to Australia’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Team, the Buenos Aires 2018 Team now sits at 78 athletes from 23 sports.
It certainly has been a momentous weekend of international performances by our athletes at three competitions in Monaco, London and Heusden in Belgium.
Ian Chesterman, Chef de Mission of the Australian Tokyo 2020 Team, today welcomed the release of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games competition schedule.