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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Slopestyle stars Sildaru and Gu locked in friendly battle for supremacy

    World champion Kelly Sildaru (EST) won the freestyle skiing slopestyle gold medal on Saturday, but her close friend Gu Ailing Eileen (CHN), who came second by just half a point, has got an eye on her throne as the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games approach.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A glimpse into the future: Lausanne 2020 highlights sustainable approach to Games

    When the Olympic cauldron is lit in Lausanne this month to mark the start of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), eco-friendly fuel will be used to power the cauldron for the first time. This symbolic choice signifies the beginning of one of the most innovative Games in Olympic history, and a strong commitment to sustainability.
    08 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Sustainability, Legacy
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The freestyle skiing events coming to Lausanne 2020

    The many thrills and spills of freestyle skiing are coming to Lausanne 2020 in January. Competitors will be looking to trick, spin and flip their way to gold in the Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air.
    06 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Freestyle Skiing, Sport guides
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Freestyle skiing prodigy Burmansson back and better than ever

    Jennie-Lee Burmansson has great news for freestyle skiing fans; she is back and feeling stronger than ever after using a year out injured to work on her physical strength, mental capacity and technique.  It may not, however, be such good news for her rivals for gold at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
    03 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Thibe Deseyn: “The YOG will get ski mountaineering more widely known”

    At the age of 16, Thibe Deseyn was named “Rookie of the Year 2019” in Switzerland thanks to her brilliant results in the three disciplines of ski mountaineering. Born and raised in Leysin, which will be hosting the freestyle skiing and snowboarding events of the YOG Lausanne 2020, she is already immersed in the Olympic atmosphere and fully intends to win one or more medals in the sprint, individual and team events held at Villars sur Ollon.
    02 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ones to watch at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020

    From teenage stars of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 to those who have made the journey from spectators to competitors, the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 are packed full of names to look out for.
    31 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG graduates impress again in November picks out some of the most impressive performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the global sporting stage.
    13 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    Future Olympic hosts to gain prominence in athletes’ parades

    On the first day of its three-day meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) today decided to make changes to the marching order of athletes’ parades at Olympic Games opening ceremonies.
    03 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
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