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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Sandy Brémond speeding towards her Olympic dream

    Sandy Brémond is rapidly making her way to the top of the ski cross world. The 17-year-old champion from the Southern French Alps will be a serious contender at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, where she will make her Olympic bow and realise the first part of a childhood dream.
    24 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Paris 2024

    Terre de Jeux 2024 – A label to ensure Paris 2024 will be Games for the whole of France

    Tony Estanguet, the President of Paris 2024, and François Baroin, the President of the Association of Mayors of France (AMF), have announced the list of the first 500 communes to be granted the Terre de Jeux 2024 label. Having received the label, these towns and cities are now set to embark on the Games adventure with their inhabitants.
    22 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Boxing Road to Tokyo 2020 - Athlete Ambassadors Group announced

    Ten Athlete Ambassadors have been appointed by the Olympic Boxing Task Force (BTF) to engage with and represent boxers in the lead-up to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. One female and one male Ambassador per region will take on the role of engaging with the boxing community both in person and digitally. They will also help the BTF take into account the athletes’ voice in all areas of its planning for the qualification events and the boxing tournament at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    30 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Boxing
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic superstars get active in Lausanne for Olympic Day

    As part of the inauguration of Olympic House, the new headquarters of the IOC, and the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the IOC on Olympic Day on Sunday (23 June), more than 30 visiting sports stars from the world of winter and summer sports will come to the Olympic Capital of Lausanne. On Saturday (22 June), they will get active at local sports clubs and take part in the Olympic Capital Run. 
    20 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    With Fanny Smith, Villars-sur-Ollon will be welcoming the world at the YOG Lausanne 2020

    The women’s skicross world number one, winner of the 2018-2019 season’s World Cup and silver medallist at the 2019 World Championships, is from Villars-sur-Ollon in the Vaud Alps. Fanny Smith’s resort will be one of the competition venues for the YOG Lausanne 2020, for skicross in particular. As an Ambassador for these YOG, she helped to design the course and skied it in January in front of her fans as part of the European Cup. Below is an interview with a totally committed champion.
    12 May 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Ski Cross
  • News | Paris 2024

    Paris 2024: economically and socially responsible Games

    During an event organised at l’Usine, an event venue in Seine-Saint-Denis, which brought together representatives of the employment, professional integration, training and finance sectors, the Paris 2024 Games organisers announced a totally new approach: between now and 2024, small and medium-sized businesses, the social and solidarity economy, jobseekers and those starting work will receive support to help them take advantage of the economic and professional benefits of the Olympic Games Paris 2024.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, Legacy, Sustainability
  • News | Beijing 2022

    YOG stars Danioth and Meillard focus on Beijing 2022

    Young Swiss skiers Aline Danioth and Melanie Meillard lit up the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer in 2016. Aged only 17 at the time, they have since been living up to expectations, with Meillard claiming a World Cup top-three finish and Danioth a World Championship team title. They are now focusing their dreams on claiming Olympic success together at the Winter Games Beijing 2022. 
    11 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Beijing 2022, Switzerland, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – the venues

    With the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 now less than a year away, we turn the spotlight on the diverse range of venues in and around the historic Swiss city, which will host the estimated 1,900 young athletes.
    18 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Synergy and legacy at the heart of Lausanne’s 2020 vision

    A Youth Olympic Games edition “for young people, by young people, with young people”: that is the concept at the heart of the Lausanne 2020 project, as Olivier Delapierre, the Local Organising Committee (LOC)’s Head of Public Relations and Engagement, explains.
    13 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
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