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  • News | Olympic News

    Great Olympic duos: tennis champions Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge

    Mark Woodforde may have won 11 tennis grand slams with Australian playing partner Todd Woodbridge – but he says their medals at Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 were their career highlight. He explains how a genuine synchronicity between the two players took them to the top of the podium. 
    10 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, Australia
  • News | YOG

    2020 Vision: Homegrown heroes

    Our countdown to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 continues as young athletes prepare to make a name for themselves next January. Olympic.org  looks back at some memorable performances by Swiss athletes at previous editions of the Winter YOG.
    28 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 and its ground-breaking event programme

    Since their inception, the Youth Olympic Games have been a genuine testing ground, ushering in new sports and disciplines, several of which have since been included on the full Olympic programme. Lausanne 2020 will be no exception, as Simone Righenzi, the Local Organising Committee’s Head of Sport, explains.
    24 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – Engaging young people

    As preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 gather pace, we explore how organisers are ensuring their mission statement of a Games “for young people, by young people, with young people” is successfully delivered.
    15 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    Zöggeler’s heirs on the right track

    The latest instalment in the Olympic Channel’s “Flame Catchers” series takes us to the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige and looks at the legacy that luge legend Armin Zöggeler has left for its young athletes. Inspired by his exploits, Lukas Gufler and Felix Schwarz won doubles gold at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016, firing hopes that they can pick up where the great Zöggeler left off.
    07 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Luge, Italy
  • News | Paris 2024

    Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Week doubles its outreach

    The third edition of Olympic and Paralympic Week (Semaine Olympique et Paralympique, SOP) was officially launched on Monday at Dora Maar Secondary School in Seine-Saint-Denis, northern Paris, with more than 1,000 projects extolling the values and benefits of sport getting under way in educational establishments from nursery schools to universities across France.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | YOG

    YOG alumni shine in early 2019

    The first month of the new year saw a series of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes make headlines as they continued to make significant progress in their respective senior sporting ranks.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Speed Skating, Halfpipe, Tennis, Luge
  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars reach new heights

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide an excellent springboard for future sporting success, with more and more YOG graduates now excelling on the global stage. Here, we take a look at some of those who have impressed in recent weeks…
    10 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
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