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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Rosenberg gives her all to complete cross-country skiing medal set

    Exhausted and gasping for breath, cross-country skier Maerta Rosenberg (SWE) stared at the small computer screen positioned after the finish line of the women’s 5km classic and refused to believe what she was seeing.
    21 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Cross Country Skiing
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    High fives for fab four as Republic of Korea clean up at short track

    The Republic of Korea dominated the first day of short track speed skating at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, winning the gold and silver medals in both the ladies’ and men’s 1000m events.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Luge at the Youth Olympic Games: What you need to know

    The most precise sliding sport is coming to Lausanne 2020. After reaching the most breath-taking of speeds, Luge comes down to the finest of margins.
    06 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Luge, Sport guides
  • 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 | Olympic News

    Cathy Freeman at Sydney 2000: Moments of magic!

    The lighting of the Olympic cauldron, the victory lap in front of a jubilant crowd, the green and white full bodysuit… Cathy Freeman left an unforgettable mark on the Sydney 2000 Games. Twenty years on, who will claim victory in the 400m in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo? Naturally the chances are higher for athletes also taking part in the women’s 4x400m event and the new mixed 4x400m relay!
    22 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Tokyo 2020, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Multi-talented USA surfer Coffin aiming to make history at Tokyo 2020

    Winter Olympians are perhaps not the obvious inspiration for a surfer, but the USA’s Conner Coffin, who is aiming to win one of his sport’s first-ever Olympic medals, is no ordinary competitor... 
    14 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    #UnitedBy determination: Josefina Salas

    Josefina Salas knows a thing or two about adversity. A former skier on the Chilean national team, she had to give up on her dreams of competing at the Olympic Winter Games after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the same knee twice, in 2011 and 2013, both times as a result of high-speed crashes on the slopes.
    28 Jun 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Chile
  • News | IOC News

    Refugees get active and embrace unique school sports day

    The New Zealand Olympic Committee organised an Olympic Refugee Sports Day for 300 young people from a refugee background. The youngsters tried out nine Olympic sports and mingled with New Zealand Olympians.
    26 Jun 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, New Zealand, Refugee Olympic Team
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