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Chat with Jack Van Stekelenburg at 12:30 30 Jul 2014


AOC media talk with triathlete Jack Van Stekelenburg about his career and expectations ahead of the Youth Olympic Games.

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YOG 'slam dunk'! IOC announces Yao Ming as Ambassador 29 Jul 2014


NANJING 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced Yao Ming as the latest Ambassador for this summer’s 2nd Youth Olympic Games (YOG) taking place in Nanjing, China.

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Youth Olympians embrace Team Values 28 Jul 2014


TEAM: The nation’s best young athletes, who will represent Australia at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in China this August, are embracing Team values passed on by swimming great Susie O’Neill.

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Skateboarding hopes to strengthen IOC ties in Nanjing 28 Jul 2014


DEMO SPORTS: The president of the International Skateboarding Federation hopes to build understanding of his sport during next month’s Youth Olympic Games.

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Aussies learn from the big time 26 Jul 2014


BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Australia’s Youth Olympic beach volleyball players Phoebe Bell and Britt Kendall have a lot to contend with before serving it up in Nanjing this August.

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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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Did You Know?


BK the Boxing Kangaroo is the Australian Olympic Team mascot. BK first rose to prominence in 1983 when the Australia II team won the America's Cup. The Australian crew raised the Boxing Kangaroo as their sporting battle flag.

David Guest talks Hockey at the YOG


Wrestling athlete for the second summer Youth Olympic Games.