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    02 September 2014 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIESPresident ©Getty Images On 28 August, IOC President Thomas Bach closed the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing (People’s Republic of China). He thanked the young athletes ...
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    02 September 2014 - News

    Women’s artistic gymnastics in Nanjing: Tutkhalyan and Wang Yan lead the gold rush
    20 August was a night of tears and tension in the women’s all-around artistic gymnastics final, which went right down to the wire. Seda Tutkhalyan (RUS) took the title with a score of 54.900, while Fl...
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    01 September 2014 - News

    Thank you, Nanjing!
    During the 13 days of the second Youth Olympic Games, young athletes from 201 NOCs converged on Nanjing to compete in 28 different sports. In true Olympic spirit, it was a melting pot of nationalities...
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    29 August 2014 - News

    Brand awareness contributes to bright prospects for Guatemalan sport
    To put her achievement in its true context, this was just the third medal ever won by Guatemala on an Olympic stage. Guatemalan pride and joy were given a further boost in Nanjing when Brand’s team-ma...
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    29 August 2014 - News

    Hauma proud to help put Tuvalu on the Olympic map
    While it was some way off the 64.14m gold medal-winning throw by China’s Cheng Yulong, that took nothing away from Hauma’s sense of pride in his achievement, who has to accommodate his training progra...
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    29 August 2014 - News

    Young Ambassador talks sport at UNESCO World Youth Forum in Nanjing
    The World Youth Forum on Sport, Culture and Peace, jointly hosted with the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (NYOGOC), was held during the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG); a uniq...
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    28 August 2014 - News

    Nanjing signs off in style as curtain falls on the 2014 Youth Olympic Games
    Just as at the Opening Ceremony, IOC President Thomas Bach called on everyone in the stadium to reach for their smartphones to capture the moment. Only this time there were no “selfies”; instead spect...
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    28 August 2014 - News

    Volunteers: “The lifeblood of the Olympic Games”
    Whether it was the 2,191 volunteers at the Helsinki Olympic Games in 1952, or the 70,000 at the London Games in 2012, volunteers from around the world are essential to the success of the Games. Lond...
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    28 August 2014 - News

    Rio 2016 launches volunteer programme
    The organisers are looking for 70,000 people – from all over the world – to work in a wide variety of roles during the Games, including interpreters, receptionists, drivers, reporters and medical prof...
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    28 August 2014 - Press releases

    Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympic Games
    After the hugely successful debut of 3x3 basketball at the first edition of the Summer YOG in Singapore in 2010, other new formats have made a popular introduction at Nanjing, including hockey 5s, the...
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