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  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars end 2018 in style

    As the sporting year came to an end in December, a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy demonstrating their talents at some of the biggest events in their sports.
    11 Jan 2019 | Olympic News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Kolesnikov and Milak at the double in the pool

    Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov and Hungary’s Kristof Milak made the headlines in the Natatorium on Monday 8 October, as they claimed their second swimming golds of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Swimming
  • News | YOG

    Talking Tokyo 2020: YOG sows the seeds for new Olympic sports

    After Tokyo celebrated two years to go until the start of the 2020 Olympic Games on 24 July, we look at some of the new sports and events that will be making their debut on the sports programme after first appearing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    06 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Legacy

    Los Angeles 1984: An indelible legacy

    Like London and Paris before it, Los Angeles will host the Olympic Summer Games for a third time in 2028. To mark that milestone we look back at the two previous editions the Californian metropolis has staged. Lit up by the performances of Carl Lewis, Los Angeles 1984 remains fresh in the memory, thanks to some unforgettable sporting moments and the legacy it left behind.
    13 Sep 2017 | Olympic News, LA 2028, Los Angeles 1984, Los Angeles 1932
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 1: When Virginia Thrasher won the first medal in Rio

    We’re going back in time, to Rio 2016! Can you remember it? During the first day of competition already full of achievement and emotions, American shooter Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio Games; swimming records were already being broken; Belgium’s Greg Van Avermaet won the road cycling event; and judo, weightlifting, fencing and shooting saw their first Olympic champions on Carioca soil.
    06 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Phelps lights up the Rio 2016 pool

    The winner of six medals, five of them gold, the USA’s Michael Phelps was the undisputed star of the pool at Rio 2016. The most decorated athlete in the history of the Games, he left Brazil with 23 Olympic titles to his name and 28 medals in all. His latest clutch of achievements were among the many high points of a week in which the likes of team-mate Ryan Murphy, Australia’s Kyle Chalmers, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, China’s Sun Yang, Singapore’s Joseph Schooling and Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Balandin also excelled.
    14 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming
  • News | RIO 2016

    All-rounder Hosszu finally swims to first Olympic gold

    11-time world champion Katinka Hosszu finally added an Olympic gold to her list of titles, while 18-year-old refugee Yusra Mardini won her heat and the crowd’s hearts.
    07 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming, Hungary
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