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  • News | Olympic News

    “Pain-loving” Niskanen ready to push cross-country limits in race for more Olympic glory

    If you were attempting to build the perfect cross-country skier, you might well end up with Iivo Niskanen. The double Olympic champion has a seemingly unquenchable appetite for training, an off-the-scale aerobic capacity and a tolerance for pain that makes most people wince. The bad news for his competitors is that he has plenty of gas left in the tank.
    13 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, Finland, Cross Country Skiing, Beijing 2022
  • News | YOG

    The YOG stars who shone brightly in 2020

    Olympic.org looks back at some of the most impressive achievements of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in 2020.
    12 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Relive the best moments of Lausanne 2020

    One year on from the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, olympic.org looks back at some of the highlights from the Games.
    08 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | YOG

    Arielle Gold reflects on YOG, PyeongChang medal and challenges of 2020

    After winning two silver medals at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Innsbruck 2012, US snowboarder Arielle Gold went on to win a world title in 2013 and was selected for the US team at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014. An injury on the eve of competition robbed her of the chance to compete in Russia, but she returned four years later at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 to win halfpipe bronze behind fellow YOG graduate Chloe Kim. Here, Arielle reflects on her experiences at the Games and how what she learnt at the YOG helped prepare her for the Olympic stage.
    07 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Decathlon star Kevin Mayer is focused on one thing – winning gold in Tokyo

    French decathlete Kevin Mayer, Olympic silver medallist at Rio 2016, world champion in London the following year and world record-holder since 2018 in this combined discipline, now has just one goal in mind: gold in Tokyo! We talk to a champion who loves both his sport and Japanese culture.
    05 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics, France
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 unveils sports pictograms to welcome the New Year

    The Organising Committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 unveiled its new sports pictograms on Thursday, as the world began to welcome the New Year. According to the organisers, the release of the official Games’ pictograms “capped an exciting year of preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022”.
    31 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
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