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    The Nanjing 2014 sports: Fencing

    30/07/2014

    The fencing competition at Nanjing 2014 features individual men’s and women’s foil, épée and sabre events as well as an intercontinental mixed team event. All three weapons (foil, épée and sabre) will...

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    Fan Zhendong - table tennis’ rising star

    30/07/2014

    At just 17 years old, YOG athlete Fan Zhendong (CHN) already has a track record that even the most experienced table tennis player would be proud of. Currently ranked number three in the world, Fan al...

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    Basketball - The Nanjing 2014 Sports

    30/07/2014

    3x3 basketball and an individual basketball skills competition both feature on the programme at Nanjing 2014. A half-court variation of the game, played under FIBA rules using a single basket, 3x3 bas...

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    Luguelin Santos: A successor to Feliz Sanchez

    30/07/2014

    Following the trail blazed by his role model and compatriot Felix Sanchez, Dominican Republic’s Luguelin Santos won two gold medals at Singapore 2010 before winning silver in the 400m final at London ...

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    Judoka Lucie Decosse is ready to share her knowledge

    29/07/2014

    A gold medallist at London 2012, French judoka Lucie Decosse is more than happy to be sharing her expertise with the world’s young athletes at Nanjing 2014. France’s Lucie Decosse is regarded as one o...

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    The Nanjing 2014 sports: Canoe and kayak

    29/07/2014

    The men’s and women’s canoe-kayak flatwater and slalom events held at the Youth Olympic Games will follow a different format to those seen at the Olympic Games and the ICF World Championships. A tota...

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    Cycling - The Nanjing 2014 Sports

    29/07/2014

    An exciting mix of BMX, mountain biking and road cycling, the cycling competitions at Nanjing 2014 will place the accent firmly on team spirit, with teams of two competing in junior men and junior wom...

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    Savannah Vinsant, leaping to new heights

    28/07/2014

    After competing at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, Savannah Vinsant became the first American athlete to qualify for the Olympic trampoline final at London 2012. Savannah Vinsant has been b...

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    A “slam dunk” for the Youth Olympic Games! IOC announces Yao Ming as Ambassador

    28/07/2014

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced Yao Ming as the latest Ambassador for this summer’s 2nd Youth Olympic Games (YOG) taking place in Nanjing, China. The Chinese basketball legen...

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    Vincent Defrasne: Helping to inspire a new generation

    25/07/2014

    An Olympic biathlon champion at Turin 2006, Vincent Defrasne is currently coordinating the Athlete Role Model (ARM) programme at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Here, he outlines his role and ex...

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