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  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates to the fore in February

    The second month of 2019 saw a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes amass an impressive haul of World Championship and continental medals, further enhancing the YOG’s reputation as a springboard to success in the senior ranks.
    11 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Snapped: the moment that proved miracles do happen

    It is commonly known as the ‘Miracle on Ice’. In 2016, Sports Illustrated declared it to be the greatest moment in sporting history. But what was it like to captain the USA ice hockey team of rank outsiders to victory against the mighty Soviet Union at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games and score the winning goal? Mike Eruzione is the only man that knows… 
    22 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lake Placid 1980, Ice Hockey, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: YOG gold medallist Tomas Portyk poised for next step

    Czech Republic Nordic combined athlete Tomas Portyk may be only 22 years old, but he is already a mainstay on the FIS World Cup circuit. If recent performances and valuable experience gained are any indication, the two-time Olympian should contest for victories and podiums for many seasons to come.
    14 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Czech Republic, Nordic Combined, Innsbruck 2012
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: YOG star River Radamus ready to race against the world’s best

    US Alpine ski racer River Radamus is both amped and focused for his first full season on the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup circuit, just three winters after his record-setting gold medal haul at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016.
    17 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, United States of America
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Training action begins in Buenos Aires

    Athletes from all over the world that just arrived at the Youth Olympic Village got their first training sessions under their belts at the venues of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    05 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018

    With 4.000 of the world’s best young athletes set to descend on Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) this October, we take a look at some of the rising stars who are likely to shine in the Argentinian capital.
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Peerless Bjørgen stars as records tumble in women’s cross-country

    The undisputed star of the women’s cross-country events – and indeed PyeongChang 2018 – was Marit Bjørgen who claimed medals in five events to take her overall tally to 15, more than any other Winter Olympian in history. Meanwhile, Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla and compatriot Stina Nilsson both made it onto the podium four times, including in the team sprint, where Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall made history by becoming the first US women to win a cross-country gold.
    28 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Double for Dahlmeier, and golds for Öberg and Kuzmina in the women’s biathlon

    Germany’s Laura Dahlmeier registered an unprecedented sprint/pursuit double at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre, while Sweden’s Hanna Öberg scored a surprise victory in the 15km individual and Slovakia’s Anastasia Kuzmina added to her extensive Olympic medal collection with a superb win in the mass start.
    26 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Biathlon
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Galaxy of stars light up women’s snowboard

    There was no shortage of star quality on display in the women’s snowboard events at PyeongChang 2018. Ester Ledecká (CZE) created Olympic history by winning parallel giant slalom gold to go with her Alpine skiing super-G title, while Chloe Kim (USA) dazzled in the halfpipe, Jamie Anderson (USA) retained her slopestyle crown, Anna Gasser (AUT) took the first Olympic women’s big air gold and Michela Moioli (ITA) underlined her recent supremacy in snowboard cross.
    16 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Snowboard, Olympic News
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