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  • News | Olympic News

    Athletes inspire the world for Olympic Day on 23 June

    Olympic Day on 23 June is the chance for everyone, everywhere, to take part in all kinds of sports activities, following the example of the athletes who lead the way! 
    07 Jun 2017 | Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    British and Chinese boss team events in the velodrome

    Sir Bradley Wiggins led Great Britain’s quartet to track cycling team pursuit gold, taking his personal tally to eight Olympic medals, in a thrilling final against Australia on 12 August. Meanwhile China’s women took a first ever cycling gold in the team sprint.
    13 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Cycling Track, Great Britain, People's Republic of China
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014 crowns queens of the pool

    Shen Duo (CHN), Liliana Szilagyi (HUN), Rozaliyia Nasretdinova (RUS), Hannah Moore (USA), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU), Jessica Fullalove (GBR) and Brianna Throssell (AUS) were the indisputable stars of six drama-packed days of women’s swimming action in the Nanjing Natatorium.
    29 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Beach volleyball: Brazil and Russia take the spoils

    Following 12 thrilling days of competition, Brazilian pair Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos and Russian duo Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Artem Iarzutkin emerged as the Youth Olympic Games’ first ever beach volleyball gold medallists.
    26 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News, Beach Volleyball
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Women's tennis in Nanjing: Xu Shilin triumphs on home soil

    Xu Shilin (CHN) delighted the home crowd with victory over Iryna Shymanovich (BLR) in a nerve-jangling women’s tennis file. Shymanovich, meanwhile, also left Nanjing with a gold medal, after triumphing in the women’s doubles with Anhelina Kalinina (UKR).
    19 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Brazilians in dream land after claiming first ever YOG beach volleyball gold

    Brazilian duo Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos won the first beach volleyball gold medal awarded at a Youth Olympic Games, defeating Canadian twins Megan and Nicole Mcnamara in three sets (17-21, 21-13, 16-14) in the women’s final.
    26 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Bullen and Shisterova in frantic freestyle finale

    The wrestling programme at Nanjing 2014 came to a frantic finish on 26 August, with the final pair of gold medal bouts taking up less than two minutes.
    26 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Majchrzak pulls off another shock to win tennis gold

    Poland's Kamil Adrian Majchrzak admitted even he was shocked by his gold medal win in the men's tennis singles on 23 August as he added to his reputation as a giant-killer in Nanjing.
    23 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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