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  • News | YOG

    “What I learnt at the YOG”

    As the International Day of Education is marked around the world on 24 January, we hear what athletes have learnt from their experiences at previous editions of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    24 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing paddler extraordinaire Peter Kauzer

    Peter Kauzer has been competing at the very top of kayaking for more than a decade. In love with his sport, the K1 Rio 2016 silver medallist gives us an insight into the Zen art of paddling, his desire to share a car with the world’s fastest rally drivers and his dubious major-event ritual. 
    14 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Slovenia, Canoe Slalom
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Canoe/kayak events prove a big hit at Buenos Aires 2018

    The world’s best young canoeists and kayakers served up quite a spectacle at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, showcasing their skills in the obstacle slalom and head-to-head sprint formats. Hungary topped the medal table with two golds, while canoe slalom specialist Terence Saramandif won Mauritius’ first-ever Olympic title.
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Canoe, Canoe-Kayak, Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Olympic Games Broadcasting Exhibition Opens in Madrid

    From radio to television to virtual reality, ‘The Olympic Games: Behind the Screen’ exhibition provides a living history of how modern media conveys the Olympic values around the world. The exhibition was inaugurated at a special event held Tuesday, 13 November at its new, permanent home at the headquarters of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) and the Olympic Channel in Madrid, Spain.
    15 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    YOG athletes show true kindness in Buenos Aires

    In recognition of World Kindness Day, we highlight some of the most memorable acts of sportsmanship and kindness from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    13 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Sustainability

    Ocean pollution: a fight worth a splash

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) Clean Seas Ambassador and two-time canoe slalom Olympian Mike Dawson is attempting to complete the world’s first full descent of Africa’s treacherous Kwanza River, using his expedition to raise public awareness about the devastating impact of marine litter in Angola and around the world. 
    12 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Sustainability

    International Sports Federations step up their sustainability game

    The role of sport in addressing marine pollution, climate change, biodiversity loss and air quality took centre stage this week as 63 International Federations (IFs) gathered together in Lausanne, Switzerland, at an annual sustainability session, organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the back of the IF Forum 2018. 
    09 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Sustainability
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