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  • News | Chamonix 1924

    26 January 1924: Charles Jewtraw was the inaugural winner at the Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix

    Today, we are celebrating the anniversary of the first gold medal given at the Olympic Winter Games on the morning of 26 January 1924 in Chamonix – for the 500m speed skating event, won against all expectations by the American from Lake Placid, Charles Jewtraw. Here is the first page in the record book containing the Olympic exploits accomplished over almost a century on the snow and ice.
    26 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Speed Skating, Chamonix 1924
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Norway’s Nordic mixed team gold is “almost” relaxing

    Victory for Norway in the Nordic combined mixed team event at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games came with such ease on Wednesday that it could almost have been a practice run.
    22 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Nordic Combined, Norway
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    It’s good to talk for British bobsleigh hopeful Longden

    When Great Britain bobsleigh rider Charlotte Longden took up the sport last year she adopted a novel approach to racing from point A to point B.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Bobsleigh, Great Britain
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Hot blades on a frozen lake

    Lausanne 2020's speed skating competition has been contested at the most scenic venue of the Games – on the frozen lake in St. Moritz. And the athletes performed admirably.
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020: the story so far

    As a new wave of young athletes are welcomed to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, we look back on a hugely successful first week at the YOG.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Biathletes wowed the crowds at the first cross boarder YOG events

    At Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games’ biathlon events were held in French territory, the first time the YOG has been organised across two nations. The athletes didn’t disappoint providing a glimpse into the future of the sport.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Biathlon
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