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  • News | YOG

    YOG water babies making a splash on the world stage

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have been providing a springboard for aspiring aquatics stars since 2010. As the 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships are underway in Gwangju (Republic of Korea), we look at some athletes who are now making a splash on the global stage after shining at the YOG.
    17 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Aquatics
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ian Logan: “The YOG 2020 are with young people, for young people and by young people.”

    Ian Logan is the CEO of the Organising Committee for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. As he explains, the whole project is centred around the young generation, who are closely involved in the organisation of the YOG in the Olympic Capital, and whose achievements on the field of play will provide a source of inspiration for the “Switzerland of tomorrow” in terms of sports practice.
    03 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org 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
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Yona Knight-Wisdom, the diver making Jamaican sporting history

    At the Olympic Games Rio 2016, Yona Knight-Wisdom became the first Jamaican athlete to participate in an Olympic diving competition. But that was just the beginning; he now has his sights set on a medal at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 next year, and is leaving nothing to chance.
    13 May 2019 | Olympic News, Diving, Tokyo 2020, Jamaica
  • 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 | YOG

    YOG graduates to the fore in February

    The second month of 2019 saw a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes amass an impressive haul of World Championship and continental medals, further enhancing the YOG’s reputation as a springboard to success in the senior ranks.
    11 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Back to the future for three Brazilian Olympic champions in Beijing

    Olympic Games 2008 gold medallists Cesar Cielo (swimming), Marianne Steinbrecher (volleyball) and Maurren Maggi (athletics) made Brazilian sporting history in Beijing. Ten years later, they were invited back to the scenes of their respective triumphs to see how the venues are being redeveloped for the Olympic Winter Games 2022. And they were suitably impressed!
    26 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Legacy
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Homegrown hero Yun Sungbin relives his golden skeleton feat at PyeongChang 2018

    Yun Sungbin made history at PyeongChang 2018, and won the hearts of the host nation when he became the first athlete from the Republic of Korea, and indeed the whole of Asia, to win gold in the skeleton. Looking back at his achievements a year later, he tells olympic.org that he hopes they will provide a springboard for others to follow in his footsteps.
    16 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, United States of America, Alpine Skiing, Skeleton, Republic of Korea
  • News | Beijing 2022

    The future beckons for the Chinese ski jumping team

    As the Olympic cycle leading up to the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing continues, China is busy preparing its ski jumping teams, made up of young athletes with enormous potential. Every effort is being made to get them up to the highest possible level and, in the long term, create a real ski jumping culture in a country where winter sports are growing rapidly.
    15 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Ski Jumping, People's Republic of China
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars set to shine bright in 2019

    More and more Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes are making their mark on the global stage. Here, we highlight some of those who are set to make a big impact in 2019…
    17 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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