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    Nanjing 2014 hands over the baton to Buenos Aires 2018


    The two cities may be situated on opposite sides of the globe, but distance hasn’t stopped the transfer of knowledge between YOG cities Nanjing and Buenos Aires. Over the past few months, the team fro...

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    Two more winter sports stars support Lillehammer 2016


    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced its latest Ambassadors to support the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 (YOG). Snowboard slopestyler Silje Norendal and New York Ra...

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    Let’s hear it for the coaches!


    Behind every great athlete is a great coach! Often the unsung heroes, the ones cheering the loudest from the sidelines, the role of a coach is often key to the success of an athlete. And what a varie...

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    Medal Design Competition now closed for entries!


    Let the judging commence! For the last two months, creativity has been positively flowing from all corners of the globe with designs flooding in for the Lillehammer 2016 Medal Design Competition. Wit...

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    Designers around the world compete for the Medal Design Competition


    From Canada to Colombia, Argentina to Indonesia, creative designers from around the world have submitted their entries for the International Olympic Committee’s highly coveted Medal Design Competition...

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    Lillehammer 2016 putting IOC Olympic Agenda 2020 into action


    The International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission today wrapped up its fourth visit to Norway, held in the mountain region of Oeyer, impressed with the progress made with 10 months to go to ...

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    Young Ambassadors spread the word about #sport4betterworld


    From Barbados to Senegal, Uzbekistan to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Young Ambassadors from the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) all celebrated the power of sport for the International Day of Sport f...

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    Olympic Champion Kjetil Jansrud counts down to Lillehammer 2016


    Just days before Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud struck gold once again on his home turf of Kvitfjell, Norway, the latest Youth Olympic Games Ambassador took the time out of his World Cup training las...

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    Calling all young designers! Design the medal for Lillehammer 2016


    Let your creativity flow! We are giving you the chance to be part of the Winter Youth Olympic Games by designing the medal for the next winter edition, in Lillehammer in 2016! All you have to do is go...

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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...