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    Moose, Weasel or Lynx? - Lillehammer 2016 Mascot finalists announced


    One of these animals will be the mascot for the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games! Entries from all over the world came flooding in and following what must have been a difficult decision, we are le...

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    Olympic Flag raised in ceremony to mark 1,400 days to go to PyeongChang 2018


    The Olympic flag has been raised in front of the Gangwon Provincial Government Building in a ceremony to mark 1,400 days to go until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The event follows the re...

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    Farina appointed to Youth Olympic Games role


    FIFA Ambassador for Fair Play, Simone Farina, has been appointed an Athlete Role Model for the upcoming Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Joining a line-up of 37 high-profile sports stars, the Athlete...

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    Gold success for Verena Roher and Tim-Kevin Ravnjak


    Since competing at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012, snowboarders Verena Rohrer (SUI) and Tim-Kevin Ravnjak (SLO) have not looked back. This season they experienced their firs...

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    Young Ambassadors ready to “rock the YOG”


    As the Young Ambassadors Seminar drew to a successful close in Nanjing, China, over the weekend one thing was clear – these 104 young people are going to “rock the YOG”. After four packed days of info...

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    Nanjing 2014 ready to open its doors to the world’s best young athletes


    Visitors from all over the world flocked to Nanjing, China, this week for final updates on the 2nd Youth Olympic Games (YOG) taking place this summer. One hundred and four Young Ambassadors, 197 Chefs...

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    Young Ambassadors give Nanjing 2014 CEP thumbs-up


    The Culture & Education Programme (CEP) for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games has received a seal of approval from the Young Ambassadors (YA), as their seminar reaches its halfway mark. Several...

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    Create your dream creature for Lillehammer 2016


    From moose to marmots, Arctic foxes to ibex or even the simple snowman! Lillehammer 2016 has had entries flood in from all corners of the world for its coveted prize of designing the mascot for the n...

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    African hockey players secure their place for Nanjing 2014!


    The Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka, Zambia, hosted a five-nation hockey tournament this month for young men and women from Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe to compe...

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    Young Ambassadors in action!


    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are about more than just what happens on the field of play. Between training and competing, there are a range of fun activities and workshops for the athletes to take pa...