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  • News | YOG

    Past YOG graduates earn top honours

    While new stars were born in Buenos Aires, several former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy making their mark on the global sporting stage with a series of top-level performances. Here, we take a look at some of the YOG graduates who have excelled over the past month…
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Juvan seals a second tennis gold and Argentina duo win on home soil

    Budding Slovenian tennis star Kaja Juvan won her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 before home favourites Facundo Diaz Acosta and Sebastian Baez won the men’s tennis doubles in front of more than 5,000 spectators at Green Park. Japanese duo Yuki Naito and Naiko Tajima sealed the last gold medal of the day with a victory against Colombian duo Maria Camila Osorio Serrano and Nicolas Mejia in the mixed doubles gold medal match. 
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tennis, Argentina, Slovenia, Japan
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Kitazono seals an artistic gymnastics hat-trick and Briones recovers to win gold

    Japan's Takeru Kitazono won his third artistic gymnastics title of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 before USA’s Brendon Briones crowned a lengthy recovery from injury by claiming the vault title on Sunday 14 October.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Gymnastics, Artistic Gymnastics
  • 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

    Hugo Gaston wins tennis gold for France

    French tennis player Hugo Gaston put an end to an Argentinian dream as he beat Facundo Diaz Acosta in straight sets in the men’s singles final. Bronze went to Gilbert Soares Klier Junior from Brazil.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Tennis, France
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Nahimana playing a lone role for Burundian tennis

    Burundi’s sole representative in the tennis competitions at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, Sada Nahimana has overcome the lack of resources devoted to her sport in her home country to make it onto the global stage.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Tennis, Burundi
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Net gain as players give new format the thumbs-up

    Support is growing as badminton looks to the future with unpredictable and fast-changing team relay. The innovative team relay event being trialled at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games has been winning applause from players after four days of badminton competition.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Badminton
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Diaz and Soares Klier Junior excel on day of shocks

    There were two major shocks at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club on Wednesday 10 October, as the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 men’s singles tennis competition reached the quarter-final stage. 
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tennis
  • 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
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