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    Staying healthy on the road with Miles Chamley-Watson


    Being on the road, with long periods away from home, is something a lot of athletes have to get used to and accept as part of the job. But, while travelling from one international competition to anoth...

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    YOG takeover at the FIS cross country World Cup in Lillehammer!


    When the FIS cross country World Cup came to Lillehammer last weekend, they were welcomed in true YOG style! Students and volunteers, kitted out in Lillehammer 2016 attire, took over part of the cours...

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    A YOGtastic week!


    It has been a week of successes for YOG Ambassadors and athletes this week, rounding up a fantastic end to 2014. It all began on Saturday in Lake Louise, Canada, when Lindsey Vonn won her first race o...

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    Meet Sjogg, Lillehammer 2016’s mascot!


    It’s the moment we have all been waiting for, the unveiling of the Lillehammer 2016 mascot. Say a big hello to Sjogg! This mountain lynx is named after the main ingredient needed in the Winter Youth ...

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    IOC shortlists two cities for 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2020


    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that two cities, Brasov (ROM) and Lausanne (SUI), have both been shortlisted in the bid to host the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 20...

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    International Volunteer Day: Thank you to those who help make the Games happen!


    Today is International Volunteer Day 2014. As an organisation that involves volunteers, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is celebrating and recognising those central to helping us bring every...

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    Music stars try on YOG for size!


    Buenos Aires knows how to party. Last month thirty international and national music artists got the ‘Green Cluster’ in the Argentinian city pumping and giving a taster of what is to come at the Youth...

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    A YOG day with Olympic champion Chad le Clos


    The life of an Olympian is a non-stop whirlwind of competing, training and sponsor and social engagements, so the YOG athletes at Nanjing 2014 were pretty lucky to have YOG graduate turned Olympic cha...

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    Meet the YOG athletes!


    Build it and they will come, so the saying goes, and come they did! Our little video booth, right in the heart of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Village, attracted athletes in their hundreds keen to s...

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    Nanjing 2014: Stars of the future


    The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games produced plenty of new teenage stars. In dominating their events, they produced the kind of world-class performances that suggest they will be ones to watch at Rio...