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    The secret of good ice: "You need more than freezing water"

    12/02/2016

    There is plenty more to curling than rocks, brooms and people yelling “hurry, hurry hard”. The secret to successful sport is perfect ice, and YOG knows how to go about getting it. Mark Callan is takin...

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    Carrots fuelling an unlikely Mongolian medal charge

    12/02/2016

    Ochirsukh Adiyabaatar’s journey from Mongolian city life to the ski slopes of Lillehammer has been an unlikely one. He grew up in a country where basketball, martial arts, lifting events and horse rid...

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    Justine Brasseur follows in famous family footsteps

    12/02/2016

    Canada’s Justine Brasseur, assisted by partner Mathieu Ostiguy, is aiming to emulate her aunt Isabelle, a bronze medallist in the pairs figure skating at the Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994, by ...

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    Young Australians aim for medals – in Ice Hockey!

    12/02/2016

    “There aren’t normally this many seats back home. Things are definitely different here in Norway, I’m really excited to see how many people show up.” 15-year-old Madison Poole points to a small suppor...

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    Learn to eat smart

    11/02/2016

    A lot of young athletes have too little knowledge of nutrition, according to the Norwegian organisation Sunn Jenteidrett. During the Youth Olympic Games they will teach youths how to eat smart. "Do yo...

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    Try the sport at Lillehammer 2016

    11/02/2016

    How difficult is it to hit the mark in Biathlon, and how heavy is a curling rock really? During Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, from 12-21 February, everybody can find out. Lillehammer invites y...

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    Youth Olympic Torch Tour on its final journey

    11/02/2016

    Over the past month the Lillehammer 2016 Torch Tour has travelled from Alta in the very north of Norway, lighting up the dark winter days under the Northern Lights, and down to the south of Norway for...

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    Taku Hiraoka, Japan’s half-pipe hotshot

    11/02/2016

    Having leapt onto the podium at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Innsbruck 2012 and the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, Japanese snowboarder Taku Hiraoka is aiming to impress at Pyeongchang 2018. As sn...

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    Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic to help young athletes share their YOG experiences

    11/02/2016

    Panasonic is set to help young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016 share their personal experiences with the world through an innovative project that will form part of th...

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    Youth Olympic Statue unveiled in Sjogg park

    10/02/2016

    The Youth Olympic Statue, which will house the Youth Olympic Flame following the Opening Ceremony, was unveiled in Sjogg Park in Lillehammer. The architect behind the Olympic Statue, Lars Egge Johanse...

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  • Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony

    The Olympic Flag is borne by young Norwegian athletes taking part in the Youth Olympic Games: Anna Odine Strøm (Ski Jumping), And Farmstead (Short Track), Ena Marie Nystrøm (Ice Hockey), Vebjørn Hegdal (Cross-Country Skiing), Fredrik Bucher-Johansen (Biathlon) and Herman Møller Johansen (Snowboard), at the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games , Lillehammer Norway, 12 February 2016.

  • Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony

    The Olympic Flag is hoisted at Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 12 February 2016.

  • Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony

    The Olympic Flag is shown at the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 12 February 2016.

  • Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony

    Fireworks at the Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 12 February 2016.

  • Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony

    President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach (right) is pictured with Justine Brasseur CAN, participant of the Youth Olympic Games, during the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games at Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, Lillehammer, Norway, 12 February 2016.

  • Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony

    The Olympic Flag is brought at the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 12 February 2016.

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