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  • News | Mexico 1968

    Mexico’68 legacy gets fresh impetus on 50th anniversary

    The Olympic Games Mexico City 1968 are remembered as one of the most iconic editions in history, and their legacy has become an integral part of the city’s daily life. As Mexico celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Games, many of the venues used for the Games have been renovated to ensure their continued use by generations to come, and to preserve the memory of some of the most extraordinary moments in Olympic history. 
    23 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Mexico 1968, Legacy
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mauritius’ Saramandif makes history, Slovakia’s Luknarova in a class of her own

    Terence Saramandif of Mauritius claimed the men’s canoe obstacle slalom gold at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Monday 15 October, while Slovakia’s Emanuela Luknarova outpaced the rest of the field to win the women’s kayak obstacle slalom.
    15 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Canoe Slalom
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 8: Here’s what’s been happening at the YOG

    We reflect on some of the standout moments from the eighth day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Adam Kiss triumphs in a great K-1 sprint final

    The gold medal in the K-1 sprint went to Hungary: Adam Kiss earned it when he outraced Belgium’s Vangeel in another grand Youth Olympic finale. Local canoeist Valentin Rossi lived up to expectations and won a bronze medal in Puerto Madero. Elsewhere, Uzbekistan’s Gulbakhor Fayzeva was imperious as she won gold in the women's canoe head to head sprint final.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Canoe
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Paddlers take centre stage at Puerto Madero

    After four days of rowing, on Friday 12 October the action at Urban Park shifted to canoeing and kayaking. And huge crowds, spurred by Argentinian interest, gathered to see Eszter Rendessy of Hungary claim the first gold in women’s K-1 sprint, while Kazakhstan’s Dias Bakhraddin clinched victory in the men’s C-1 competition.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Canoe, Canoe / Kayak
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Taking a turn into unfamiliar territory

    Forget grass-banked rivers and a 2000m straight course. In the heart of urban Buenos Aires, the YOG rowing competition aims to attract a new audience with a revolutionary twist
    07 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Rowing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Skateboarding and BMX superstars to heat up Buenos Aires’ Urban Park

    Several world champions in BMX freestyle and skateboarding from Australia, Brazil and the United States will be in Buenos Aires this Sunday to ride through the Urban Park of the Youth Olympic Games 2018, together with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. Some 15,000 spectators are expected to watch this spectacular show.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Training hard in the docks of Puerto Madero

    Dock 3 in the Puerto Madero neighbourhood has undergone a transformation in order to host the rowing and canoe competitions at Buenos Aires 2018.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
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