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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    People power: YOG volunteers 'a part of history'

    As the world celebrates International Volunteer Day on 5 December, we speak to one of the incredible volunteers who helped make the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 such a great success.
    05 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sharing their experience: ARMs at the YOG

    Elite athletes are no strangers to being role models, with their exploits at events such as the Olympic Games inspiring millions of people around the world. But while most only motivate others from afar, 63 current and retired athletes were given the chance to pass on their experiences directly to the young athletes, and to local young people, as part of the Athlete Role Model (ARM) programme at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018.
    30 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sailing embraces the old and the new at Buenos Aires 2018

    The River Plate provided the setting as the Techno 293+ windsurfing class and the Nacra 15 catamaran class were joined on the Olympic sailing programme by the IKA Twin Tip Racing kiteboarding class, with all three serving up some excellent entertainment for the spectators.
    07 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Sailing
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    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Future of journalism is in safe hands

    A radio journalist from Dominica had barely travelled outside the Caribbean before winning the Young Reporters award as the flagship IOC programme proves its worth.
    18 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Italian kiteboarder defies pain for glory

    Three days after fracturing her nose in two places in a terrifying accident on the water, Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) claims gold as the sport’s YOG debut concludes in style.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Sailing
  • 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

    Argentina’s sailing hero hails homegrown ‘rivals’

    Rio 2016 champion Santiago Lange (ARG) says Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone - the toast of Buenos Aires after their gold medal in sailing’s Nacra 15 class - will soon join him on the Olympic Games stage.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Argentina, Sailing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Argentina’s coaches adopt stranded badminton rival

    After her coaches failed to make it to Buenos Aires, Dominican Republic’s badminton representative Nairoby Abigail Jimenez received help from Argentina’s technical team, which has taken her under their wing in the women’s singles tournament.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Badminton
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