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  • News | YOG

    YOG families connected through sport

    With the International Day of Families being celebrated around the world on 15 May, olympic.org takes a look at some of the unique family connections that we have seen at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    In love with Lausanne

    As people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day on 14 February, we look back at six special moments that we loved from the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020.
    14 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ski mountaineering - a breath-taking beginning

    Ski mountaineering debuted at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. There is a lot more to this sport than meets the eye.
    15 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Swiss 1-2 as skimo celebrates its first yog champion

    With cowbells clanging and her childhood friends screaming, Switzerland’s Caroline Ulrich crossed the line first in the women’s individual event to become ski mountaineering’s first Youth Olympic Games champion.
    10 Jan 2020 | YOG, Lausanne 2020, Switzerland, Olympic News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Marie-Laure Brunet: “Share as much as I can”

    Marie-Laure Brunet was one of the pillars of the French biathlon team until the end of her career in 2014. She won two Olympic medals in Vancouver in 2010, and today puts her experience to good use as a corporate well-being and performance consultant. An Athlete Role Model at the Lausanne 2020 YOG, Marie-Laure Brunet tells us how much she will enjoy sharing her experiences with the young athletes competing next January.
    08 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Naomi Kawase appointed to direct the Official Film of Tokyo 2020

    Japan’s Naomi Kawase (“Sweet bean”, “Still the water”) has been announced to direct the Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Kawase will build on a legacy of more than 100 years of Olympic Film, including the documentaries created for past Olympic Games that were held in Japan: Tokyo 1964 (Kon Ichikawa), Sapporo 1972 (Masahiro Shinoda) and Nagano 1998 (Bud Greenspan). She will be the fifth woman to direct an Official Film, following the works of Caroline Rowland (London 2012), Gu Jun (Beijing 2008), Mai Zetterling (for one of the segments of the film Munich 1972), and Leni Riefenstahl (Berlin 1936). 
    23 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 12: here’s what’s been happening at the YOG

    There was still time for medals to be awarded and fans to enjoy the atmosphere before the Closing Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    19 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
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