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    Eat to compete!


    When it comes to preparation, competition and recovery, the importance of nutrition and proper eating is vital for an athlete’s performance. Join the athletes at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in th...

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    From YOG to Sochi and beyond!


    One year ago, over 60 young athletes who broke onto the scene at the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Innsbruck in 2012 went on to make their Olympic debut at Sochi 2014. For a small num...

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    Next stop, Lillehammer 2016?


    After the successful first Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012, we heard from a few inspired young Austrian athletes at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), who have their sights set on Li...

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    What’s in your kitbag?


    Ever wondered what’s in an athlete’s kitbag? YOG athletes in and around the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Village took time out from competition to tell us what they carry with them to ensure that they ...

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    Lindsey Vonn surges to the summit of women’s skiing


    On 19 January, Lindsey Vonn, who won Olympic gold in the downhill at Vancouver 2010, established a new women’s record for the number of FIS Alpine Ski World Cup victories. Monday 19 January 2015 will ...

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    How to be an ambassador of sport and champion in life


    Being the best athlete you can be is not only about your performance on the field of play, it is also about how you perform off the field of play. As well as being a two-time world champion canoeist, ...

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    Get your skis on, it’s World Snow Day!


    Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding, breathing the mountain air or an almighty snowball fight that gets your blood pulsing, this Sunday (18 January) the International Ski Federation (FIS) is encouraging...

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    Behind the scenes at the Youth Olympic Games


    Find out what the athletes experience at the Youth Olympic Games in this video that goes behind the scenes at Nanjing 2014. Meeting athletes from 200 countries, finding out about other cultures, livin...

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    Share the YOG experience!


    Not everyone gets to compete at the Youth Olympic Games, but sharing in the YOG spirit has just got easier thanks to the launch of our new Compete, Learn & Share Gateway. Featuring videos, quizzes...

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    Re-live Innsbruck 2012!


    Today marks three years to the day since the curtain was raised at the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games! On 13 January 2012, over 1,000 athletes gathered in the picturesque city of Innsbruck, Aus...