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  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars reach new heights

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide an excellent springboard for future sporting success, with more and more YOG graduates now excelling on the global stage. Here, we take a look at some of those who have impressed in recent weeks…
    10 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sports manufacturers join forces to kit out 53 athletes in PyeongChang

    At PyeongChang 2018, 18 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have benefited from the Uniform Support Programme initiated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) together with the World Federation of Sporting Goods Industries (WFSGI). A first for the Olympic Winter Games.
    16 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Shannon-Ogbani Abeda: An Olympic landmark for Eritrea

    Following the IOC’s announcement that it plans to target African National Olympic Committees (NOCs) as potential host cities of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, Shannon-Ogbani Abeda is set to make another piece of history for Africa when he becomes the first Winter Olympian from Eritrea.
    10 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 11: Simone Biles goes down in history, a British couple at their peak

    Relive the day of Tuesday 16 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Simone Biles completes an amazing week with the floor title, her fourth gold medal in Rio, earning her a place among the greatest gymnasts in history. British cyclists Jason Kenny and Laura Trott win gold on the track of the Olympic velodrome.
    16 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 10: Drama in the men’s pole vault and the women’s beam!

    Relive the competitions of Monday 15 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The athletics in the evening was marked by David Rudisha’s double in the 800m, Shaunae Miller’s dive at the finish of the 400m, and the incredible win by Thiago Braz Da Silva in the pole vault. Simone Biles came to grief on the beam and handed the title to Sanne Wevers. Charlotte Dujardin’s dazzling display secured her a second consecutive dressage title; and Cuban Greco-Roman wrestler Mijain Lopez won his third.
    15 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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