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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kaori Icho on course to make history with five in a row at Tokyo 2020

    Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho is the only woman to have won four consecutive individual Olympic gold medals in the same discipline. A superstar in Japan, she remains undefeated at the Games since women’s freestyle wrestling was included on the programme at Athens 2004, and she intends to continue this run by doing everything she can to rise to challenge number five: victory on home soil at the Tokyo Games!
    25 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Wrestling, Japan, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Hero Howard makes up for ‘ruining the party’

    Robert Howard (USA) steals the show with a gesture of sporting goodwill on the final day of the Buenos Aires 2018 wrestling competition.
    05 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Wrestling Freestyle
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia win double gold on a sporting day of wrestling action

    There were two wrestling golds for Russia on day 9 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. Akhmedkhan Tembotov and Sergei Kozyrev dominated the 80kg and 110kg categories respectively, while Uzbekistan’s Umidjon Jalolov and Azerbaijan’s Turan Bayramov won gold in the 48kg and 65kg. However, the story of the day was USA’s Robert Howard’s sporting gesture after defeating local favourite Hernan David Almendra in the 55kg.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Wrestling Freestyle, Russian Federation
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia’s Ryandninskaya and Popov claim taekwondo double

    Elizaveta Ryandninskaya and Georgii Popov of Russia were the stars of the second day of taekwondo action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 , winning respective golds in the women’s -49kg and men’s -55kg events.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Russian Federation
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mexican lifter Hernandez worth her weight in gold

    Four years ago Mexico’s Yesica Hernandez Vieyra had never even heard of weightlifting. On Monday she proved her precocious talent by taking the 48kg title at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Weightlifting, Mexico
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Hard work pays off for young weightlifters

    The hard work pays off for Venezuelan weightlifter Katherin Oriana Echandia Zarate and Vietnam’s Son Dinh Ngo as the 17-year-olds power their way to the top of the podium
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Weightlifting
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Success is now reality for TV star Stojkovic

    The first two taekwondo competitions of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were held at Oceania Pavilion on Sunday, with medals awarded in the women’s -44kg category and the men’s -48kg.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo
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