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  • News | YOG

    Celebrating the pride of Africa

    As the Senegalese capital Dakar continues preparations to host the fourth Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, we look back at five of the most spectacular performances from African athletes at previous editions of the YOG.
    06 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Jolanda Neff on the road to Tokyo 2020

    We’re with Swiss mountain bike, cyclo-cross and road race champion Jolanda Neff as she gears up for Tokyo 2020. The Olympic Channel’s “Anatomy Of” series takes an in-depth look at the physical capabilities of champions in particular sports and analyses them through a range of tests.
    27 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Cycling Mountain Bike
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 and its ground-breaking event programme

    Since their inception, the Youth Olympic Games have been a genuine testing ground, ushering in new sports and disciplines, several of which have since been included on the full Olympic programme. Lausanne 2020 will be no exception, as Simone Righenzi, the Local Organising Committee’s Head of Sport, explains.
    24 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic champions flying high

    Since returning from PyeongChang 2018 laden with gold medals, many of the Olympic champions have gone on to amass world titles and World Cup victories in their respective sports. Here, we take a look at some of the success stories on snow and ice during the 2018/19 season.
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Villars Hosts Ski Mountaineering World Championships

    The ski mountaineering elite from 31 nations will gather together this week in Villars, Switzerland, for the Ski Mountaineering World Championships, taking place from 9 to 16 March. 
    13 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Talking Tokyo: the YOG stars to watch

    As the Japanese capital marks 500 days to go until the start of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on 12 March, we focus on eight former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes who will be hoping to make a major impact in their respective sports.
    12 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Women in Sport

    Relive five of the most stunning performances by female YOG athletes

    Leading the way to mark the annual celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, olympic.org looks back at five of the most stunning performances by female athletes at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    08 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Women in Sport
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Marit Bjørgen: “I don’t see myself as a legend!”

    At PyeongChang 2018, Marit Bjørgen became the most decorated Winter Games athlete of all time, having won 15 medals, including 8 golds. She joins the list of Norwegian greats with her famous predecessors Bjørn Daehlie and Ole Einar Bjørndalen. The cross-country skier with a record 18 world titles and 112 World Cup victories answers our questions on olympic.org to celebrate the anniversary of her winning her last Olympic title.
    25 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Ice-cool goaltender Rooney reflects on PyeongChang 2018’s ‘Best Game’

    When it came to the biggest moment in USA women’s ice hockey history – a shootout for an Olympic gold medal against fierce rivals Canada – the pressure was on for 20-year-old goaltender Maddie Rooney. The Minnesota stopper became an instant heroine but is hoping it’s just the start for a resurgent USA side.
    22 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Ice Hockey, United States of America
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