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15 October 2018 12:31 AM Canberra teen Keely Small wins gold at the Youth Olympics

“It hasn’t sunk in quite yet. This whole experience has been amazing, to be announced flagbearer and now see the Australian flag raised from on top of the podium with a gold medal – I’m so stoked.” Small said the crowd support, from a vocal Australian minority and the local crowd appreciating her dominating performance, spurred her to the top place on the dais. “I was a little 6

12 October 2018 7:04 AM Keely Small to race for Youth Olympic gold after qualifying fastest

Keely Small will be the Youth Olympic Games gold medal favourite on Monday morning after qualifying fastest for the 800 metres final. Small, the Australian team flag bearer in Buenos Aires, was more than one second quicker than the rest of the field, finishing her heat with a time of 2:05.68, with Germany's Sophia Volkmer second in 2:06.92. St Clare's 14

10 October 2018 7:46 AM Canberra coach Laing Harrow leading Australian softball to Olympics

Canberra's Laing Harrow will lead the Australian women's softball team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he was appointed coach on Wednesday. Harrow has been coaching in Australia for more than two decades and has experience at a state, national and international level with junior and senior teams. The Aussie Spirit are vying for a spot in Tokyo and Harrow 13

9 October 2018 8:26 AM Kermond says Olympic medal on Australian equestrian team's radar

Having already locked up Olympic Games qualification, Australian champion showjumper Jamie Kermond says they have two years to focus on winning a medal. While Kermond's back in Australia and will be at the NSW Showjumping Championships in Canberra this week, his horse Constellation is still in quarantine in Europe, where it will have to spend two weeks 14

6 October 2018 8:31 AM 'Thorpey has a valid point': Chalmers backs call to scrap predictions

Chalmers won five medals at his first Commonwealth Games, bagging four gold medals in the 200 metres freestyle, the 4 x 100 metres and 4 x 200 metres freestyle, the 4 x 100 metres medley relay and silver in the individual 100 metres. "It kind of frustrates me when people say [the Commonwealth Games] wasn't successful ... I'm not in it to win medals 9

1 October 2018 11:23 AM Australian Youth Olympics flag-bearer runs in Keely Small's family

"It's a huge honour. Even just wearing the green and gold is an honour in itself and then on top of that being a flag-bearer is another honour," Small told Fairfax Media. "It's going to be a really cool experience. I've heard it's going to be an amazing opening ceremony, out of the stadium with the whole public invited to it." In a good omen for the 17-year-old 10

30 September 2018 8:01 AM Hurricane turns into a fizzer as push for Tokyo heats up in Canberra

But 10 days ago Rose was in the USA helping Australia qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, along with Olympic gold medallist Stuart Tinney, who also competed in Canberra over the weekend. "There was supposed to be [a hurricane]. It ended up being a bit of a fizzer for us. It didn't really deliver anything much, but it caused everyone a bit of angst 6

21 September 2018 2:00 PM Paralympic Committee defends Aussie accused of exaggerating symptoms

The APC said it had no concerns with Reid's case or the classifications of her "multiple impairments". "The APC has faith in the classification process and is fully satisfied that all requirements have been followed and met relating to Amanda’s international classification under the IPC Classification code and the classification rules of the UCI," a spokesman 16

20 September 2018 3:25 AM North and South Korea seek to jointly host 2032 Olympics

North and South Korea will jointly pursue a bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, representatives announced in a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea. The bid is part of a larger move toward peace on the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreeing on the first steps toward denuclearisation and peace 7

16 September 2018 4:55 AM Canberra win hopefully a stop along BMX track to Tokyo Olympics

The 18-year-old will step up into the men's elite level next year, which brings the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 onto the horizon. "That's one of the big goals, but I'm just going to start off with the first year of elite," Rodway said. "Everything's going well at the moment, all the preparation's been good and just got to see how I go next year. "Olympics 14