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Lillehammer 2016

Lillehammer 2016

12th February - 21st February
Lillehammer 2016 takes off with spectacular Opening Ceremony

Lillehammer 2016 takes off with spectacular Opening Ceremony

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Queen Yuna loves YOG!

Queen Yuna loves YOG!

Join Olympic figure skating champion Yuna Kim in the latest Lillehammer 2016 campaign asking athletes to share their love of sport with the #iLoveYOG hashtag!

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    Youth empowerment in the spotlight at YOG

    12/02/2016

    To kick off the first day of Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, the IOC President called in on the inspiring young representatives involved in the Games for a wide ranging discussion on how ...

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    Young athletes share their love of sport as Lillehammer 2016 gets off to a spectacular start

    12/02/2016

    The Opening Ceremony of Lillehammer 2016 got the second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games off to a spectacular start tonight at the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, the same venue that hoste...

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    The secret of good ice: "You need more than freezing water"

    12/02/2016

    There is plenty more to curling than rocks, brooms and people yelling “hurry, hurry hard”. The secret to successful sport is perfect ice, and YOG knows how to go about getting it. Mark Callan is takin...

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    Carrots fuelling an unlikely Mongolian medal charge

    12/02/2016

    Ochirsukh Adiyabaatar’s journey from Mongolian city life to the ski slopes of Lillehammer has been an unlikely one. He grew up in a country where basketball, martial arts, lifting events and horse rid...

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    Justine Brasseur follows in famous family footsteps

    12/02/2016

    Canada’s Justine Brasseur, assisted by partner Mathieu Ostiguy, is aiming to emulate her aunt Isabelle, a bronze medallist in the pairs figure skating at the Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994, by ...

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    Young Australians aim for medals – in Ice Hockey!

    12/02/2016

    “There aren’t normally this many seats back home. Things are definitely different here in Norway, I’m really excited to see how many people show up.” 15-year-old Madison Poole points to a small suppor...

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    Learn to eat smart

    11/02/2016

    A lot of young athletes have too little knowledge of nutrition, according to the Norwegian organisation Sunn Jenteidrett. During the Youth Olympic Games they will teach youths how to eat smart. "Do yo...

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    Try the sport at Lillehammer 2016

    11/02/2016

    How difficult is it to hit the mark in Biathlon, and how heavy is a curling rock really? During Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, from 12-21 February, everybody can find out. Lillehammer invites y...