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  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Lillehammer – a small town at the heart of winter sports excellence

    As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 – and the 27th anniversary of the Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994 – we look at how the Lillehammer Olympic Legacy Sports Centre has carried their legacy on, helping drive the growth in winter sports at home and abroad.
    12 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Legacy, Lillehammer 2016
  • News | Olympic News

    Record-breaking Gremaud chasing Olympic immortality in Beijing

    One year before the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Swiss freestyle skier Mathilde Gremaud discusses her drive to push the boundaries of her sport and how her experience at the Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 helped transform her as an athlete.
    08 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Freestyle Skiing, Switzerland
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Skiing finally “fun” again for Swiss star Suter as she eyes up Beijing 2022

    Eighteen months ago, everything changed for Alpine skier Corinne Suter. Two surprise medals at the 2019 World Championships allowed her to exhale and send her anxiety packing, which left her free to fulfil a talent that had long been bubbling under the surface.
    05 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, Skiing, Switzerland, Beijing 2022, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Perrine Laffont: the most important thing is having fun!

    Reigning Olympic moguls champion Perrine Laffont, the current world number one, has two overall Freestyle Skiing World Cup titles to her name and is continuing to rack up victories, race after race. The Pyrenees-based star, who has just turned 22, is driven by her enjoyment of the sport and has one aim in mind: to become the first woman to defend the Olympic title in her discipline, at Beijing 2022.
    19 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Freestyle Skiing, France
  • News | Olympic Solidarity

    Olympic Solidarity, a worldwide programme to ensure universality in sport

    Initially stemming from an idea by French athlete and sports official Count Jean de Beaumont in the early 1960s, Olympic Solidarity is proving to be an even more essential programme today, assisting National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world as they face the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, while also directly supporting athletes so that they can continue their training, including the Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders who will make up the IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020 next year.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Solidarity, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020: a popular and financial success

    The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a close almost five months ago to the day. This presented an opportunity for the Organising Committee to look back on the great sporting and popular success of the YOG as well as the positive financial results. Now, it's time to look at the legacy, which will be managed by a new structure set up for this purpose. 
    02 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
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