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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Noah Lyles, from Nanjing to Tokyo!

    A gold medallist in the 200m at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Noah Lyles is now on track for further success at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, having been crowned world champion in Doha in his favourite distance.
    16 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America, Tokyo 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the greatest female sprinter of all time?

    Two consecutive Olympic titles in the 100m, four world titles in the same distance, six Olympic medals in total, eleven World Championship medals overall, nine of which are gold, including in the 200m and 4x100m relay: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is one of, if not the, greatest female sprinters of all time. After taking a break from athletics to have a child, she proved her enduring quality at the Doha 2019 World Championships, winning two gold medals. Can she add to her medal haul at Tokyo 2020?   
    27 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics, Jamaica
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Samsung engaging with athletes and fans at Lausanne 2020

    Worldwide Olympic Partner Samsung has been a visible presence at the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), both in the Youth Olympic Village – where it has been giving the young athletes invaluable tips on building their personal brand – and around the venues, showcasing its latest cutting-edge technology to fans.
    15 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Sponsors, Samsung
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Asher-Smith tells YOG athletes: "Believe in yourself"

    She had swapped her spikes for warmer high tops, her sprint suit for a thick down jacket. But British sprinter and Team Galaxy athlete Dina Asher-Smith remained in her element as she shared her athletic journey at the Youth Olympic Village on Sunday.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Samsung
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Usain Bolt's emotional message to Youth Olympians

    Olympic legend Usain Bolt knows what it takes to succeed, and he hasn't forgotten how it all started. Check out his inspirational message to the Youth Olympians at Lausanne 2020.
    08 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, BOLT, Usain
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tactics at the fore in athletics mixed relay

    A mini-revolution in athletics is underway, with the introduction of a new event onto the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme: the 4x400m mixed relay. Doha 2019 saw the event make a successful World Championship debut, in which tactics very much came to the fore…
    21 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, Athletics
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Outstanding October for former YOG stars

    olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    World’s best canoeists give brand new Tokyo course the thumbs up

    Japan’s first-ever purpose-built canoe slalom centre came under the spotlight over the weekend as the test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games took place – with world-class athletes giving the venue their seal of approval.
    28 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Canoe Slalom
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