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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Biathletes wowed the crowds at the first cross boarder YOG events

    At Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games’ biathlon events were held in French territory, the first time the YOG has been organised across two nations. The athletes didn’t disappoint providing a glimpse into the future of the sport.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Biathlon
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Russia sweeps first two biathlon gold medals at Lausanne YOG

    Russia swept the first two biathlon gold medals on offer at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games on Saturday, winning the women’s 10km individual and men’s 12.5km individual events.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Biathlon
  • News | YOG

    Young Change-Maker Betsmara Cruz: “Promoting healthy living in Puerto Rico”

    Ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) tomorrow (April 6), we highlight Betsmara’s work in Puerto Rico. A former international swimmer and her country’s Young Change-Maker (YCM) at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, she is now spearheading an ambitious social project to tackle childhood obesity on her native Caribbean island as part of the IOC’s global YCM+ programme.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Talking Tokyo: the YOG stars to watch

    As the Japanese capital marks 500 days to go until the start of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on 12 March, we focus on eight former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes who will be hoping to make a major impact in their respective sports.
    12 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Formidable fighters provide vision of taekwondo’s future

    The taekwondo stars of tomorrow showed the world what they are capable of across five days of exciting competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. Sharing the golds out at the Youth Olympic Park’s Oceania Pavilion were fighters from Russia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Morocco. 
    28 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Taekwondo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Dramatic moments that lit up Buenos Aires 2018

    Across 12 days and 239 events, the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 provided plenty of thrilling highlights. From buzzer-beaters in 3x3 basketball to last-chance leaps in the long jump, here are some of the most dramatic moments from the YOG…
    26 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Double gold for GB’s boxers, double bronze for hosts

    The final night of the boxing competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 proved to be a productive one for Great Britain and Argentina’s boxers.
    19 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Boxing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    China’s Lin dives to third gold

    After a shaky start, Lin and partner Daniel Restrepo Garcia (COL) top the podium in the mixed team event.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Diving, People's Republic of China
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