Olympians Scotty James and Melissa Tapper were honoured at the VIC Sport Awards on Wednesday night, both taking out the top gong, Governor's Award - Victorian Male and Female Athlete of the Year.
Triple Olympian Cate Campbell was announced as the Sport Star of the Year at the 24th Annual Queensland Sport Awards in Brisbane, while Winter Olympian, Scotty James took out the VIS Award of Excellence in Melbourne on Wednesday night.
After a whirlwind campaign in Argentina, the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Team has returned home to claim even more accolades, taking out three awards and two nominations at the 14th annual Local Sports Star awards.
Nacra sailors Will Cooley and Evie Haseldine finished their BA2018 campaign in 7th position, after 12 gruelling races over 5 days at Club Nautico san Isidro. The pair had several top 3 finishes, but the consistency of eventual winners Argentina, France and Netherlands was too much for the pair to overcome.
Today marked the first day of competition for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and your Aussie squad kicked it off with a bang, making their way into multiple finals and semi finals.
With just two days to go until the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, see the village through the eyes of our Youth Olympians and experience what it's like to be at Buenos Aires 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.
When Benjamin Gould was seven-years-old, a severe hip injury stopped him from playing sport with all the other kids. Now, 11 years later, Gould has been selected on the Youth Olympic Games Team as Australia's sole Table Tennis representative for Buenos Aires 2018.