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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Volunteers light up Lausanne 2020

    The Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 would not be possible without the 3,800 volunteers, who have helped create an incredible atmosphere in Lausanne, St Moritz and across all the venues, with their spirit of togetherness and can-do attitude. 
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Legacy
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    University of Lausanne joins climate discussion at the YOG

    On 17 January, following a march for climate in Lausanne in the presence of Greta Thunberg, activists and academics joined a discussion in the Youth Olympic Village which addressed how athletes can reduce their environmental impact and use their platform to raise awareness about climate change. The event was facilitated by the University of Lausanne (UNIL).
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Sustainability
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    No guts no glory for YOG skeleton hopefuls

    ST. MORITZ, Jan 18 – At the top of the Olympia Bob Run, skeleton racer Ryan Kuehn (CAN) gulped down his energy drink and listened to a heavy metal song through his headphones. He then fired himself down the track on his sled, hitting a top speed of 128.7km per hour.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Skeleton, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Canada
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Safe sport: how YOG athletes are learning to protect themselves from harassment and abuse

    With the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 in full swing, the IOC Safe Sport booths have already hosted hundreds of athletes. Located at the heart of the Youth Olympic Villages in Lausanne and St Moritz and part of the Athlete365 engagement activities, the booths offer several education activities on safeguarding that are tailored to the YOG athletes.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Legacy
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A historic setting

    Olympic.org goes behind the scenes to see how the young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 are enjoying competing in St Moritz, Olympic host in 1928 and 1948 and home to a unique bobsleigh track and a frozen lake for skating.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
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