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  • News | Olympic News

    First Nations stand tall as shining example of Vancouver 2010 legacy

    From dramatically altering the landscape for Canada’s indigenous peoples to ushering in new social norms and driving health education across the province, the legacies of the Olympic Games Vancouver 2010 continue to burn brightly. As former IOC President Jacques Rogge once said, the Games “were a catalyst for change”.
    19 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Vancouver 2010, Legacy
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars make their mark in May

    Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes continued to shine on the global sporting stage. Here, looks at some of the highlights over the last month…
    07 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Erin Kennedy: “The power of the oval ball”

    A Young Change-Maker (YCM) at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Singapore 2010, Erin Kennedy is now striving to empower and educate girls in the USA with her Girls Rugby Inc. initiative, with the help of the IOC’s worldwide YCM+ programme.
    28 May 2019 | Olympic News, United States of America, YOG, Rugby Sevens, Panasonic, Sponsors
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of sport climbing with four-time world champion Sean McColl

    The formula for excelling at sport climbing, one of five sports joining the Olympic programme at the Tokyo 2020 Games, is wild and varied. It can range from never doing the dishes to employing a 100m sprint coach, as Canada’s all-round expert Sean McColl reveals.
    25 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Sport Climbing, Canada, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Dakar 2022

    Get to know Dakar

    Following the selection of Dakar as the host city of the 2022 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), takes a closer look at the city to reveal some interesting facts about the Senegalese capital.
    24 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Dakar 2022, Senegal
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ice hockey legend Cristobal Huet with Lausanne 2020

    French-Swiss ice hockey goalkeeper Cristobal Huet has had an extraordinary career. A French international between 1997 and 2017, Huet competed at the Olympic Winter Games in 1998 and 2002 and in 11 World Championships. He also enjoyed a long, successful stint in the NHL, during which time he became the first player from his country to win the Stanley Cup, in 2010. He spent his final six seasons at Lausanne Hockey Club, where he went on to become the team’s goalkeeping coach. Here, we speak to the ice hockey legend and Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
    19 May 2019 | Olympic News, Salt Lake City 2002, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Hockey
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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