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  • News | YOG

    Past YOG graduates earn top honours

    While new stars were born in Buenos Aires, several former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy making their mark on the global sporting stage with a series of top-level performances. Here, we take a look at some of the YOG graduates who have excelled over the past month…
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Thrilling climax as Aboufaras and Khosravi seal taekwondo golds

    Morocco’s Fátima-Ezzahra Aboufaras and Iran’s Mohammadali Khosravi picked up the last two gold medals of the taekwondo competition, the women’s 63kg and men’s 73kg categories respectively, on day five at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Morocco, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • News | YOG

    Euro-stars who lit up the YOG

    As celebrations take place to mark Europe Day on 9 May, highlighting peace and unity across the continent, we take a look back at some memorable moments from the Youth Olympic Games when young European athletes came together to compete alongside each other in mixed-NOC events
    09 May 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    Trailblazer Ashleigh Johnson takes water polo into uncharted waters

    “Your individuality is what sets you apart… and I love it,” says US water polo goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson, who helped her team to win a stunning gold medal at Rio 2016. And it’s fair to say that as personalities go they don’t come bigger and more individual than her.
    26 Apr 2018 | Water Polo, United States of America, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hirscher and Shiffrin lead the way in Alpine skiing’s technical events

    Making the headlines in the Alpine skiing technical events at PyeongChang 2018 was Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, who landed the men’s combined and giant slalom titles, and the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who added giant slalom gold to the slalom crown she won at Sochi 2014 before taking silver in the women’s combined behind Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin. Swedish skiers excelled in the slalom events, as Frida Hansdotter won the women’s and Andre Myhrer the men’s, while the inaugural mixed team event went to Switzerland.
    29 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Curling golds for Canada, USA and Sweden

    Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris of Canada were curling’s first gold medal winners at PyeongChang 2018, winning the inaugural Olympic mixed doubles title. They were followed to the top of the podium by the US rink in the men’s competition and Sweden in a women’s competition, in which the exploits of the host nation’s rink gripped the world.
    07 Mar 2018 | Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Mixed doubles curling bronze medal re-attributed to Norwegian duo

    Norway’s Kristin Skaslien and Magnus Nedregotten were presented with bronze medals at the Medal Plaza on 24 February 2018, after third place in the mixed doubles curling competition at PyeongChang 2018 was officially re-attributed to the Norwegian pair.
    24 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Curling, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    First mixed doubles curling medal claimed by OAR

    In the inaugural running at an Olympic Winter Games of mixed doubles competition in curling, the Olympic Athlete from Russia rink swept their way to a bronze medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
    13 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Curling, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Wüst set to make speed skating history at PyeongChang 2018

    Dutch speed skater Ireen Wüst was an eight-time Olympic medallist at the age of 27, and the most decorated athlete at Sochi 2014. Refusing to rest on her laurels, she intends to raise the bar even higher at PyeongChang 2018.
    31 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Speed Skating
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