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  • 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
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ain’t no party like a gold medal party

    Colombian diver Daniel Restrepo Garcia has always prioritised training over going out with friends, but he can now lead the celebrations after victory in the 3m springboard.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Diving, Colombia
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mexican turns excess fizz into bronze medal

    Gabriela Agundes Garcia’s mother urged her young daughter to find an outlet for her endless energy. She did, and on Saturday it took her onto the podium at the Youth Olympic Games.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Diving, Mexico
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    All or nothing in dramatic deciders

    Sport on a knife-edge: the shootout in beach handball – a match decider in which two players take on the opposing goalkeeper, with both teams getting five attempts - is a dramatic highlight in a sport already brimming with acrobatic goals and end-to-end action.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Beach Handball
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 4: Here’s what’s been happening at the YOG

    We take a look at some of the memorable moments from the fourth day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
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