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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Mixed relay dubbed “one of the most exciting races in swimming”

    The 4x100m mixed medley relay is “100 per cent one of the most exciting races in swimming”, according to Great Britain’s double Olympic champion, Rebecca Adlington. It is quite an accolade for an event which has only just been included on the programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
    19 Jun 2017 | Tokyo 2020, Swimming, Olympic News, Great Britain
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Skaters ready to roll at Buenos Aires 2018!

    With roller speed added to the event programme for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, we take a look at this fast-paced and action-packed new event!
    11 May 2017 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | YOG

    Small’s healthy Caribbean crusade

    One of the 104 Young Ambassadors at the Youth Olympic Games Nanjing 2014, Jeannette Small subsequently became part of the IOC’s YA+ programme, promoting healthy and active living to Youngsters in her native Trinidad and Tobago 
    09 May 2017 | YOG, Nanjing 2014, Olympic News
  • News | IOC News

    Olympians and the IOC #SlowDown to promote road safety

    Road accidents are the biggest cause of mortality among young people aged 15 to 29. As the United Nations (UN) kicks off its fourth edition of Global Road Safety Week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Olympians are helping to spread the word on the need to #SlowDown for safer roads and to save lives.
    08 May 2017 | IOC News, Olympic News, Development through sport
  • News | Berlin 1936

    Playing the greatest: Stephan James on being Jesse Owens

    In 2016 Stephan James starred as the legendary Jesse Owens in the Hollywood movie Race. From replicating his running style to understanding the person behind the athlete, the actor recounts the joyful challenge of representing the man he calls a “superhero” on screen. 
    18 Apr 2017 | Berlin 1936, Olympic News, Athletics, OWENS, Jesse
  • News | YOG

    YOG reignites mass start on Austrian ice

    With mass start speed skating set to feature for the first time since Lake Placid 1932 at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, we turn the clock back to the event’s unforgettable comeback at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games Innsbruck 2012.
    13 Apr 2017 | YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Innsbruck 2012, Olympic News
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