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From toddler to amateur golfer 23 Jul 2014


GOLF: Elizabeth Elmassian started hitting golf balls at the age of four and after years of hard work she has made the Australian Youth Olympic Team.

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Medical reporting? There's an app for that 22 Jul 2014


TEAM: In any sport, injury risks and other medical issues come with the territory, but a new medical app, is making it a whole lot easier for Australian Youth Olympians to get the help they need.

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Crow and Trickett debate mixed gender sports at Olympics 21 Jul 2014


AOC: Olympic medallists Kim Crow and Libby Trickett believe mixed gender events promote equality, collaboration and a spirit of mutual respect but have opposing views on their inclusion to the Olympic program.

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Parker Wins Gold in Serbia 17 Jul 2014


BOXING: Caitlin Parker has come away with a gold medal and the best technical boxer award after an outstanding performance at the 32nd Golden Glove Tournament in Serbia.

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Youth Olympians breaking records 17 Jul 2014


ATHLETICS: Taking out first place in an event can mean the world to an athlete - but setting a new record, in particular that of Olympic champion Sally Pearson, in the process is another story.

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Chat with Vy Bui 17 Jul 2014


TABLE TENNIS: Youth Olympian Vy Bui chats live online with AOC Media about competing in Nanjing.

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One month to YOG 16 Jul 2014


TEAM: The Opening Ceremony fireworks may be on the horizon, but the one month countdown to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will be no party.

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Champs connect in mentoring program 16 Jul 2014


TEAM: Aspiring athletes wearing the green and gold at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing this August, have been talking with their Olympian heroes in preparation for competition.

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Did You Know?


Singapore 2010 athletes Liz Parnov (Athletics), Damien Hooper (Boxing) and Jessica Fox (Canoe/Kayak) all represented Australia at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Fox won K1 slalom Silver!

Jonathan Bretherton | AUS Athlete Selfie


Wrestling athlete for the second summer Youth Olympic Games.