Basketball - Youth Olympic GalleryFour Aussie girls will take on the best in the world in basketball at the Games. Basketball is one of the world’s most popular sports and in Singapore the 3 on 3 format will and the dedicated *scape Youth Space venue will make it the coolest event at the Games.
Rosemary Moves PastRosemary Fadljevic (left) looks for an opening to get past China's Jin Jiabao (right) during the girls' basketball gold medal match
Olivia ShootsOlivia Bontempelli (#9 on left), tries to get the ball past China`s Jin Jiabao (#5) during the girl`s basketball gold medal match. China won the gold by beating Australia 33-29.
Medal CeremonyThe Australia's girls' basketball team receives their silver medal after the girls' basketball finals
Aussie SilverPlayers from Australia's basketball team pose for photos after receiving their girls' basketball silver.
Basketball SilverThe Australia's team consisting of (left to right) Rosemary Fadljevic, Mikhaela Donnelly, Hannah Kaser and Olivia Bontempelli, at the victory ceremony for the girls' basketball competition
Olivia Drives PastAustralian forward Olivia Bontempelli (#9 on right) drives past USA's Amber Henson (#7) during a girls' semi-finals basketball match. Australia won the match in overtime 25-23.
Semi Final Show DownUSA guard Briyona Canty (right) blocks a shot from Australia's Hannah Kaser during the girls' basketball semi-finals. Australia beat USA, 25-23.
3 on 3 win silverCaptain Olivia Bontempelli on winning silver in the women's 3 on 3 basketball competition at the Youth Olympic Games.
Italian DefenseItaly 's Francesca Dotto (right) tries to defend against Australia 's Olivia Bontempelli during the girls' basketball match between Italy and Australia. Australia won 29-15.
Driving Lay UpItaly 's Caterina Dotto (left) driving a layup past Australia 's Mikhaela Donnelly during the girls' basketball match between Italy and Australia. Australia won 29-15.
Olivia DribblesAustralia's Olivia Bontempelli (left) dribbles the ball as Japan's Hikari Itaya defends in a Girls' preliminary basketball match between Japan and Australia. Japan won the match 17 - 10.
Japan's Lay UpJapan's Misato Kuma (center) lays up a ball while Australia's Olivia Bontempelli (left) and Mikhaela Donnelly (far right) attempt to block in a Girls' preliminary basketball match between Japan and Australia. Japan won the match 17 - 10.
Hannah RunsAustralia's Hannah Kaser (right) races past Chile's Garcia Dayanne for the ball in a preliminary girls' basketball match. Australia beat Chile 12-4.
Olivia Fights BackChile's Garcia Katalina (left) fights for the ball with Australis's Olivia Bontempelli in a preliminary girls' basketball match. Australia beat Chile 12-4.
Chile ChallengesChile's Garcia Katalina (right) challenges Australia's Rosemary Fandljevic in a preliminary girls' basketball match. Australia beat Chile 12-4.
Huge atmosphere at 3 on 3Rosie Fadljevic loves the atmosphere at the 3 on 3 and thinks the youth targeted modification is fantastic.
Parent sees YOG as stepping stoneBasketball parent Anne-Maree Kaser sees the Youth Games as an amazing experience for her daughter Hannah.
Donnelly's BlockAustralia's Mikhaela Donnelly blocked by France's Rudiane Eduardo during the girls' preliminary basketball.
Fadljevic's DefenceFrance's Onayssa Sbahi scoring a graceful layup against Australia's Rosemary Fadljevic. Australia beat France 21-15.
Tripping OverAustralia's Olivia Bontempelli falling over France's Lou Mataly during the girls' preliminay basketball match between France and Australia.
Blind SidedIt was a hair raising experience for Australia's Hannah Kaser as she dribbles during the girls' preliminary basketball match between France and Australia. Australia beat France 21-15. Photo:
Training for three-on-threeOlivia Bontempelli talks about the Youth Games three-on-three basketball competition and how the team has been training for the different format.
Three on three basketballYouth Olympics Athlete Role Model Andrew Gaze talks about three on three basketball at the Games.
Andrew Gaze - Athlete Role ModelFive-time Olymian in basketball Andrew Gaze talks about being an Athlete Role Model for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympics.
Bradtke praises YOG opportunityFour-time Olympian Mark Bradtke told Australian Youth Olympic Team members and media today how he wishes there was a Youth Olympic Games when he was starting out. To celebrate one-month until Singapore 2010 athletes gathered in Melbourne where there