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  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board concludes a three-day meeting in Lausanne

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today wrapped up its meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. The proposal to put forward new IOC Members for election by the IOC Session and the future host of the Winter Youth Olympic Games were discussed, amongst other topics.
    05 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 Launches Global Recruitment Programme for Games Volunteers

    On the occasion of International Volunteers Day, the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee launched its “Building a Dream Together” campaign, aimed at recruiting passionate and dedicated volunteers for the Olympic Winter Games in 2022.
    05 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Legacy

    Volunteers: the “heartbeat” of Olympic legacy

    Volunteers are often hailed for being the “lifeblood” of the Olympic Games, working tirelessly to ensure their success. But since their introduction at the Olympic Games London 1948, they have contributed to much more than the delivery of the Games.
    05 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy
  • News | IOC News

    Tokyo 2020 in the spotlight at IOC Executive Board

    The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were in the spotlight during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) meeting today in Lausanne, with a number of important decisions being taken on the sports front. 
    04 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Vanessa Herzog, world champion speed skater and YOG athlete role model

    Vanessa Herzog is currently making a name for herself in Austrian women’s speed skating. Her results, especially in her favourite distance, the 500m, are unprecedented in the history of her country, which named her athlete of the year 2019. Helped in her career by her role model, German Olympic champion Anni Friesinger, she is impatient to play this role herself for the Lausanne 2020 athletes, even though she is only 24.
    30 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating, Austria
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mattéo Baud – Nordic combined at the YOG on home soil

    Aged 17, Mattéo Baud is one of the most promising talents in French Nordic combined skiing. He will be representing his country at the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 in a rather unusual context, as the competitions will be held on home soil – at the Jason Lamy-Chappuis Stadium in Les Tuffes, Prémanon, in the French Jura.
    28 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Nordic Combined, France
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Sandy Brémond speeding towards her Olympic dream

    Sandy Brémond is rapidly making her way to the top of the ski cross world. The 17-year-old champion from the Southern French Alps will be a serious contender at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, where she will make her Olympic bow and realise the first part of a childhood dream.
    24 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Achieving an Olympic dream through art at Lausanne 2020

    New Zealand’s Zakea Page tells olympic.org the secrets behind his winning design for the Winter YOG Lausanne 2020 medal competition, entitled “Beauty in Diversity”.
    23 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
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