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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.

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.

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

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Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.