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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Formidable fighters provide vision of taekwondo’s future

    The taekwondo stars of tomorrow showed the world what they are capable of across five days of exciting competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. Sharing the golds out at the Youth Olympic Park’s Oceania Pavilion were fighters from Russia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Morocco. 
    28 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Taekwondo
  • 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
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Khamhaeng dominates and Yousefi seals stunning weightlifting win

    Iran’s Alireza Yousefi claimed superheavyweight gold in the men’s +85kg category to conclude the weightlifting competition on day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. The tense finale followed a virtuoso performance from Thailand’s Supatchanin Khamhaeng in the women’s +63kg earlier in the day.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Weightlifting
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ficco and Fayzullaeva clinch weightlifting golds

    At the Europa Pavilion, Italy’s Cristiano Ficco claimed victory in the men’s 85kg, while world junior champion Kumushkhon Fayzullaeva of Uzbekistan was a comfortable winner in the women’s 63kg.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Weightlifting
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Thrilling climax as Aboufaras and Khosravi seal taekwondo golds

    Morocco’s Fátima-Ezzahra Aboufaras and Iran’s Mohammadali Khosravi picked up the last two gold medals of the taekwondo competition, the women’s 63kg and men’s 73kg categories respectively, on day five at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Morocco, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Iranian fighters take taekwondo plaudits

    Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ali Eshikevarian and Yalda Valinejad came out on top on the fourth day of the taekwondo competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday 10 October.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Tunisia’s playfighting tradition pays off for Khlifi

    In silver medallist’s childhood, wrestling was a means to get even with boys and a short reprieve from the violence of a revolution.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo, -52kg, Tunisia
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Saengsin and Cho strike blows for Asian taekwondo

    Asian fighters dominated the two taekwondo events at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Tuesday 8 October. Kanthida Saengsin of Thailand collected the first gold of the day in the women’s -55kg category, with Cho Won-hee of Republic of Korea stepping up a few minutes later to win the men’s -63kg category.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo, Thailand
  • News | YOG

    Then & Now: YOG champion Sara Ahmed aims for lift-off

    Egypt’s pioneering Youth Olympic Games (YOG) champion Sara Ahmed will be aiming to make more history at the IWF World Weightlifting Championships, as she looks to add to her growing medal collection. Here, we take a look at her rapid rise.
    28 Nov 2017 | YOG, Weightlifting, Egypt, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 13: Usain Bolt on top of the world

    Relive Thursday 18 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The day was marked by the “triple double” of Usain Bolt, who won the 200m, the Brownlee brothers’ family double in the triathlon, Argentina’s first-ever hockey victory and the end of the beach volleyball, sailing and canoe/kayak sprint competitions
    18 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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