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  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates grab attention in April

    Several former Youth Olympic Games athletes made their mark on the international sporting stage in April. Here, Olympic.org looks at some of the highlights…
    10 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Steiner forges new life after highs and lows of Olympic career

    Olympic Games Beijing 2008 weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner has become a singer, author and motivational speaker after approaching his post-Olympic career with the same dedication that saw him overcome tragedy en route to the gold medal in China. 
    26 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008, Weightlifting, Germany
  • News | Women in Sport

    The female coach behind the unified Korean ice hockey team, a symbol of peace and hope

    With Sarah Murray at the helm of a squad of players brought together as a “political statement”, the unified Korean women’s ice hockey team caught the world’s attention at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. 
    08 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Women in Sport, Ice Hockey, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • News | Olympic News

    Lindsey Vonn on the highs and lows of an incredible career

    Since making her Olympic debut for the USA as a 17-year-old in 2002, Lindsey Vonn has become one of the most decorated alpine skiers in history, winning three Olympic medals and a record 82 World Cup races. Here, she reflects on the highs and lows of an incredible career and what she hopes her legacy will be.
    02 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, VONN, Lindsey, Alpine Skiing, United States of America
  • 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

    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

    Day 7: What’s been happening at the YOG

    We take a quick look at some of the highlights from the seventh day of action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • 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

    Marin Potrille wins last gold on a busy day in women’s freestyle wrestling

    Argentina’s Linda Marilina Machuca was defeated by Cuba’s Milaimys de la Cari Marin Potrille in the women’s freestyle 73kg gold medal match, the last of five women’s freestyle events on day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Wrestling Freestyle
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