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  • News | IOC News

    The IOC celebrates the thousands of sports volunteers on International Volunteer Day 2018

    Without the volunteers who work so hard each day to offer the athletes and visitors a unique experience, it would simply not be possible to hold the Olympic Games. For this reason, the IOC is taking the opportunity to thank and celebrate them on this International Day, promoted by the United Nations (UN).
    05 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Boxing golds evenly shared

    Athletes from Thailand, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Russia topped the podium in the four events that rounded off Wednesday’s boxing action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Boxing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    The kings and queens of speed

    South Africa's Luke Davids and Nigeria's Rosemary Chukuma won the high-profile 100m men's and women's races, respectively, and were crowned the king and queen of speed at Buenos Aires 2018.
    16 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Athletics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia win double gold on a sporting day of wrestling action

    There were two wrestling golds for Russia on day 9 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. Akhmedkhan Tembotov and Sergei Kozyrev dominated the 80kg and 110kg categories respectively, while Uzbekistan’s Umidjon Jalolov and Azerbaijan’s Turan Bayramov won gold in the 48kg and 65kg. However, the story of the day was USA’s Robert Howard’s sporting gesture after defeating local favourite Hernan David Almendra in the 55kg.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Wrestling Freestyle, Russian Federation
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Badminton shake-up fosters shuttle diplomacy

    Innovative event format consists of players from different countries coming together to compete and learn from each other.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Badminton
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018

    With 4.000 of the world’s best young athletes set to descend on Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) this October, we take a look at some of the rising stars who are likely to shine in the Argentinian capital.
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Samuel Tagwireyi: Making the transition from team to touchline

    A member of the Zambian men’s hockey 5s side that competed at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Samuel Tagwireyi returns to YOG duty in Buenos Aires next month as coach of Zambia’s next generation of young hockey players.
    05 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Zambia, Hockey
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