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    Hauma proud to help put Tuvalu on the Olympic map

    29/08/2014

    Discus thrower Taui Saiasi Hauma was one of three athletes from the tiny Pacific island of Tuvalu who took part in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. And for the 17-year-old, the Games represented ...

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    Young Ambassador talks sport at UNESCO World Youth Forum in Nanjing

    29/08/2014

    IOC Young Ambassador Stephanie Au (HKG) joined a panel of experts at a special UNESCO event held in Nanjing, China, to discuss how today’s youth can use sport to make a difference and shape their futu...

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    Nanjing signs off in style as curtain falls on the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

    28/08/2014

    The second edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games were brought to a close on 28 August in a symphony of colour, music, fireworks and dance, as Nanjing reminded the world once again that it really k...

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    Volunteers: “The lifeblood of the Olympic Games”

    28/08/2014

    Volunteering has been a core part of the Olympic Games ever since it was first introduced during the 1948 Games in London. Now, with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee launching the application process...

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    Rio 2016 launches volunteer programme

    28/08/2014

    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched the application process for the volunteer programme that will operate during the 2016 Olympic Games. The organisers are looking for 70,000 people – from ...

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    Innovative Nanjing delivers bright future for Youth Olympic Games

    28/08/2014

    The second Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a spectacular close today in Nanjing, China, with a dramatic Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. It marked the end of 12 days of ...

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    Bright future for the Youth Olympic Games

    28/08/2014

    The IOC President, Thomas Bach, gave a very positive assessment of the second summer edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing when talking at the closing press conference today. The YOG clo...

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    Mum's the word for gentle giant Kadiru in super heavyweight final

    28/08/2014

    Peter Kadiru of Germany upset the odds in the boxing ring and then paid tribute to his mother for the sacrifices which allowed him to take up the sport. Kadiru beat favourite Daramni Rock of the USA b...

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    The future starts at YOG!

    28/08/2014

    Do you know that the skills you have as a sportsperson can be valuable in other areas of your life? Helping you give the best of yourself and discipline, these life skills are beneficial for your deve...

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    Peru takes Games’ final gold at the ‘Nanjing Nou Camp’

    27/08/2014

    Football kicked off the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games 14 days ago, when Papua New Guinea’s women took on Venezuela. And on Wednesday evening the sport brought the curtain down on a hugely successfu...

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  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

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