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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018: Where are they now?

    As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the young athletes who have gone on to make their name on the global stage since shining in Buenos Aires.
    11 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • 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, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    On the road to Tokyo: Dorota Banaszczyk

    The Polish karateka talks about her stunning win at last year’s World Championships and her excitement ahead of karate’s Olympic debut next year in the birthplace of the sport.
    21 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Karate, Poland, On the road to Tokyo
  • 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 | Olympic Channel

    The Indian wrestling club prepping stars for Olympic success

    In its original documentary “Can’t Stay Down”, the Olympic Channel takes us behind the scenes at Hanuman Akhara, India’s oldest and most prestigious wrestling club, where dreams of Olympic glory are made and realised.
    03 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, India, Wrestling
  • News | YOG

    Past YOG graduates earn top honours

    While new stars were born in Buenos Aires, several former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy making their mark on the global sporting stage with a series of top-level performances. Here, we take a look at some of the YOG graduates who have excelled over the past month…
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    YOG athletes show true kindness in Buenos Aires

    In recognition of World Kindness Day, we highlight some of the most memorable acts of sportsmanship and kindness from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    13 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, Sport Climbing
  • 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

    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
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