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  • News | Olympic News

    The oldest of the modern Olympic emblems is an anthem!

    You will certainly have heard it if you have ever watched an Olympic Games opening ceremony. A sumptuous piece of music like something out of a 19th century opera. What is its story? We take a look at the 124-year-old Olympic Anthem.
    08 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG stars kick 2020 off in style

    Olympic.org 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.
    07 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    “YOG gave me focus” - short track speed skater Desmet reveals Youth Olympic Games’ enduring impact

    Stijn Desmet was part of a mixed-gender, mixed-NOC short track speed skating relay team that won gold at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Almost four years on from that success, the Belgian explains how the YOG prepared him for a career at the top through innovation, education and an introduction to Olympism and the Olympic values.
    29 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars excel in March

    The third month of 2019 was a spectacular one for former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes as they made their mark at elite level with another huge haul of medals, a new world record and a piece of skating history.
    10 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang Peace Forum sets out vision for a better world

    The 2nd PyeongChang Global Peace Forum, which took place at the Alpensia Convention Centre from 9 to 11 February, was devoted to discussing ways to promote a peaceful future, both on the Korean peninsula and more generally around the world.
    15 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Peace, Legacy
  • 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

    Success is now reality for TV star Stojkovic

    The first two taekwondo competitions of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were held at Oceania Pavilion on Sunday, with medals awarded in the women’s -44kg category and the men’s -48kg.
    08 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Taekwondo
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