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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sun, sand, selfies and… Scandinavia?

    Two exciting beach volleyball tournaments at Buenos Aires 2018 culminated in victory for Russia’s Maria Voronina and Mariia Bocharova in the women’s competition, and Swedish pair David Ahman and Jonatan Hellvig in the men’s. Traditionally known for its winter sports expertise, Scandinavia produced some major surprises on the sand at Green Park in both the men’s and women’s tournaments. 
    19 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Beach Volleyball
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Beach volleyball golds go to Sweden and Russia

    Sweden and Russia’s teams were the big winners as the beach volleyball competitions came to an end at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday 17 October.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Beach Volleyball, Sweden
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Lift-off for Europe 1 in triathlon mixed relay

    Triathlon said goodbye to the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 with the mixed relay, an event that saw two combined Europe teams joined on the podium by an Oceania quartet.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Triathlon
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    From Monaco with love

    The Monaco delegation only has five athletes at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, but there was no shortage of excitement among them as they took a first look at their competition venues.
    05 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | YOG

    Euro-stars who lit up the YOG

    As celebrations take place to mark Europe Day on 9 May, highlighting peace and unity across the continent, we take a look back at some memorable moments from the Youth Olympic Games when young European athletes came together to compete alongside each other in mixed-NOC events
    09 May 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 7: Almaz Ayana shatters the 10,000m world record

    Relive the day of Friday 12 August in Rio on olympic.org. The start of the athletics events saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana shatter the world 10,000m record, while Michael Phelps won his 27th Olympic swimming medal, German rider Isabell Werth scaled the heights of Olympic equestrianism and French judoka Teddy Riner added another title to his list of wins.
    12 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Lillehammer 2016

    Taking on the baton: A year in the life of Norway’s young sporting leaders

    From the edge of the Artic to the centre of the capital, volunteers flocked to Lillehammer in February 2016, with 230 young Norwegians taking part in the Young Leaders programme at the Youth Olympic Games. Here, we sit round a table with three of them, hearing their views on issues including the future blueprint for youth sport, the importance of physical education on mental health and the unexpected benefit of being an electrician on a ship…
    23 Feb 2017 | Lillehammer 2016, Olympic News, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Europeans share the Rio 2016 canoe slalom golds

    France’s Denis Gargaud-Chanut, Great Britain’s Joseph Clarke, Spain’s Maialen Chourraut and Slovakian cousins Ladislav and Peter Skantar topped the four podiums in the Rio 2016 canoe slalom events, held at the Deodoro Whitewater Arena.
    28 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Slalom
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