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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Chat with Vy Bui 17 Jul 2014

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


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.


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.


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.