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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    President Bach in Tokyo - meets athletes and sees the venues

    The IOC President’s visit to Tokyo continued on Tuesday with a tour of the Olympic Village and the Olympic Stadium, in the company of Olympians from Japan and other countries around the world.
    17 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    “It was one of the best moments of my life”: US gymnast Briones reflects on YOG gold

    After narrowly missing out on a podium finish in his opening four individual events at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, US gymnast Brandon Briones finally struck gold in the vault, having previously won bronze in the mixed team competition. Here, he looks back at his time at the YOG and reveals his future goals.
    04 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, Gymnastics, United States of America
  • News | Sydney 2000

    How Cook navigated route to historic gold in Australia combining medicine and modern pentathlon

    While male pentathletes have competed at every Olympic Games since Stockholm 1912, Steph Cook became the first women’s Olympic modern pentathlon champion 88 years later, at the Sydney 2000 Games. The Great Britain star talks us through how she combined a hectic life as a doctor with going for gold – and how her fascinating sport, rooted in Olympic history, has evolved in the modern world.
    02 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Modern Pentathlon, Great Britain
  • News | Legacy

    World Cities Day 2020: The power of sport to build healthier, more sustainable urban communities

    Cities bring billions of people closer to jobs, education, culture and entertainment. Every year, millions of people migrate to urban areas in search of a better life. Since 2007, more than half of the world’s population has been living in cities. And by 2050, two-thirds of humanity – equal to 6.5 billion people – will be urban.
    30 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability, Legacy
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: “The YOG were a beautiful experience,” says BMX champion Roth

    Two years on from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, Argentine BMX star Agustina Roth reflects on her time at the YOG, which saw her thrill the home crowds as she topped the podium with Iñaki Iriartes in the brand-new mixed BMX freestyle park event.
    27 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Cycling, Argentina
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014 lessons helping Fares Ferjani to reach his goals

    Tunisian fencer Fares Ferjani reflects on his experiences at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014 and reveals his ambitions for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    19 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Nanjing 2014, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Tunisia, Fencing
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Tokyo 1964 - Japan showcases rebirth and resilience

    Fifty-six years ago, Tokyo saw the opening of its first Olympic Games. That moment is seen by many as a turning point for Japan. The Games saw the country emerge from the devastating consequences of World War II as a united, peaceful member of the international community, a global industrial power and an exporter of top-quality technological goods.
    09 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Legacy, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 1964
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: Most memorable moments

    As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, olympic.org looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the Games.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
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