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    Sport up your life!


    Competing isn’t the only route to a career in sport. We caught up with a host of sporting professionals at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games and asked for their advice on how to pursue a career off...

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    Five things you don’t know about Lindsey Vonn…


    Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn may be one of the world’s most recognisable and successful female winter athletes, but there are a few things that you may not know about this world record-smashing Alpin...

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    Rafael Nadal “plays ball” with Buenos Aires 2018


    Just days before winning his first title of 2015 at the Argentina Open, tennis superstar and Olympic champion Rafael Nadal took time out of his busy training schedule to host a workshop with local you...

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    Eat to compete!


    When it comes to preparation, competition and recovery, the importance of nutrition and proper eating is vital for an athlete’s performance. Join the athletes at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in th...

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    From YOG to Sochi and beyond!


    One year ago, over 60 young athletes who broke onto the scene at the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Innsbruck in 2012 went on to make their Olympic debut at Sochi 2014. For a small num...

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    Next stop, Lillehammer 2016?


    After the successful first Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012, we heard from a few inspired young Austrian athletes at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), who have their sights set on Li...

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    What’s in your kitbag?


    Ever wondered what’s in an athlete’s kitbag? YOG athletes in and around the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Village took time out from competition to tell us what they carry with them to ensure that they ...

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    Lindsey Vonn surges to the summit of women’s skiing


    On 19 January, Lindsey Vonn, who won Olympic gold in the downhill at Vancouver 2010, established a new women’s record for the number of FIS Alpine Ski World Cup victories. Monday 19 January 2015 will ...

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    How to be an ambassador of sport and champion in life


    Being the best athlete you can be is not only about your performance on the field of play, it is also about how you perform off the field of play. As well as being a two-time world champion canoeist, ...

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    Get your skis on, it’s World Snow Day!


    Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding, breathing the mountain air or an almighty snowball fight that gets your blood pulsing, this Sunday (18 January) the International Ski Federation (FIS) is encouraging...