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  • 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

    Badminton shake-up fosters shuttle diplomacy

    Innovative event format consists of players from different countries coming together to compete and learn from each other.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Badminton
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Friends from different continents

    Despite their countries being separated by more than 10,000 kilometers, Australia’s Rinky Hijikata and South Africa’s Philip Barry Henning became close friends thanks to tennis and are now both in Buenos Aires where they will compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
    05 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tennis
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mixed-gender events a sign of innovation at the Youth Olympic Games

    Mixed-gender events have featured since the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010. Some have subsequently been introduced to the Olympic programme, underlining the YOG as a pioneering place of innovation, and Buenos Aires 2018 will be no different.
    19 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    #UnitedBy the gift of life

    The power of sport to transform lives is undisputed, and nowhere is that more evident than in the global transplant community. Sport plays an essential part in helping transplant recipients achieve health and fitness, while also demonstrating the value of organ donation and providing hope and inspiration to anyone waiting for a transplant.
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, Olympism in Action Forum
  • News | Legacy

    Tennis and basketball grow in China following Olympic Games 2008

    Increased sports participation is a tangible legacy that can be produced by the Olympic Games, and the Beijing 2008 participation legacy has been particularly marked in two sports: basketball and tennis.
    27 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008, Legacy, People's Republic of China
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Stars of Beijing 2008 – where are they now?

    Bolt. Messi. Phelps. Venus and Serena. Wiggins. Many of the top performers at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 are so internationally famous that you need only one name to recognise them these days. Back then, however, many of them were just starting out on their sporting journeys. We take a look at where the big-hitters of that amazing summer in China have ended up.
    16 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Moments that defined Beijing 2008

    From the record-breaking Michael Phelps and the trend-setting Usain Bolt to the heart-warming stories of China’s brave shooting star Du Li and Afghanistan’s remarkable Rohullah Nikpai, the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 had it all. 
    13 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008
  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates continue to impress

    We pick out more starring performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes on sport’s biggest stages.
    02 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
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