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    Nanjing 2014 crowns queens of the pool


    Shen Duo (CHN), Liliana Szilagyi (HUN), Rozaliyia Nasretdinova (RUS), Hannah Moore (USA), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU), Jessica Fullalove (GBR) and Brianna Throssell (AUS) were the indisputable stars of six d...

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    Buenos Aires 2018 vows to bring sport to the inner city


    Exactly one month after the Closing Ceremony of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, all attention has now turned to Buenos Aires 2018 with the first visit of the IOC Coordination Commission headed b...

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    Beach volleyball: Brazil and Russia take the spoils


    Following 12 thrilling days of competition, Brazilian pair Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos and Russian duo Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Artem Iarzutkin emerged as the Youth Olympic Games’ ...

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    Wrestling: New stars of the mat emerge in Nanjing


    Russia and Azerbaijan dominated the wrestling competitions at Nanjing 2014, winning seven gold medals between them. Among the most impressive winners on the mat were Norway’s Grace Bullen and Russia’s...

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    Boxing: The noble art reigns supreme in Nanjing


    The race for gold in the 10 classes of men’s boxing caught the imagination of the crowds that packed into the Nanjing International Expo Centre. And for many of the talented participants, the Youth Ol...

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    Men's tennis in Nanjing: Surprise packages and packed schedules


    With many of the competitors playing several matches a day across the singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles competitions, there was no shortage of drama on offer on the courts of the Tennis Academy...

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    High fives all round as new hockey format delights in Nanjing


    Quick, compact and fun to watch, the hockey5s in Nanjing provided plenty of excitement as both men’s and women’s tournaments were decided by penalty thrillers. Played on a pitch that is half the size ...

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    Women's tennis in Nanjing: Xu Shilin triumphs on home soil


    Xu Shilin (CHN) delighted the home crowd with victory over Iryna Shymanovich (BLR) in a nerve-jangling women’s tennis file. Shymanovich, meanwhile, also left Nanjing with a gold medal, after triumphin...

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    Trampoline: Jumping for joy in Nanjing


    Dylan Schmidt of New Zealand won his country’s first ever Olympic trampoline medal while the Chinese trampolinist Zhu Xueying hopes to use her gold in Nanjing as a springboard to success in Rio 2016. ...

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    Golf: Nanjing athletes usher in stylish Olympic comeback


    Golf made its much anticipated return to the Olympic programme in Nanjing, 108 years after its last appearance and two years before the stars of the game go for gold in Rio. The talented teenagers who...