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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...

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    Youth Olympic Torch Tour on its final journey

    11/02/2016

    Over the past month the Lillehammer 2016 Torch Tour has travelled from Alta in the very north of Norway, lighting up the dark winter days under the Northern Lights, and down to the south of Norway for...

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    Taku Hiraoka, Japan’s half-pipe hotshot

    11/02/2016

    Having leapt onto the podium at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Innsbruck 2012 and the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, Japanese snowboarder Taku Hiraoka is aiming to impress at Pyeongchang 2018. As sn...

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    Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic to help young athletes share their YOG experiences

    11/02/2016

    Panasonic is set to help young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016 share their personal experiences with the world through an innovative project that will form part of th...

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    Youth Olympic Statue unveiled in Sjogg park

    10/02/2016

    The Youth Olympic Statue, which will house the Youth Olympic Flame following the Opening Ceremony, was unveiled in Sjogg Park in Lillehammer. The architect behind the Olympic Statue, Lars Egge Johanse...

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    Bradbury and Hansen reflect on historic medal ahead of Lillehammer 2016

    10/02/2016

    In February 1994, Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras had just won the Australian Open titles, Alan Border was winding up as Australian cricket captain and Australia won its first winter Olympic medal. As ...

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Lillehammer 2016 Photos

  • Alpine Skiing Training session

    Hafjell Olympic Slope during trainning for mens and women's salom. Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 11 February 2016.

  • Figure Skating Training session

    Elizabet Tursynbaeva Kaz during Figure Skating practice at The Hamar Olympic Hall Viking Ship during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 11 February 2016.

  • Alpine Skiing Training session

    Hafjell Olympic Slope during trainning for mens and women's salom. Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 11 February 2016.

  • Hamar Olympic Hall

    A view of Hamar Olympic Hall, venue for Speed Skating events of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, captured on 11 February 2016. The venue was built as the Speed Skating rink for the Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympic Games and designed to resemble an upturned Viking ship.

  • Cross-Country Skiing Training session

    Athletes train at the Birkebeineren Cross Country Stadium before the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 11 February 2016.

  • Ice Hockey Training session

    NOR Women's Ice Hockey team seen during a practice at Youth Hall before the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 11 February 2016.

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