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  • News | YOG

    Friends Forever at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Friendship on 30 July, we hear from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes about how they forged lasting friendships with competitors from all over the world during their time at the YOG.
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Hot blades on a frozen lake

    Lausanne 2020's speed skating competition has been contested at the most scenic venue of the Games – on the frozen lake in St. Moritz. And the athletes performed admirably.
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Japan confirm speed skating dominance in St. Moritz finale

    Japanese speed skater Arito Motonaga rounded off a spectacular five days by claiming his third medal of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in the men’s mass start race.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating, Japan
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Japan claims fourth speed skating medal in St. Moritz

    The 1500m speed skating competition is a lung burner: three-and-three-quarter laps of full-throttle racing that leaves the body and mind in agony.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Alpine skier Chinupun at forefront of Thailand's winter sport revolution

    Thirteen months ago Thailand’s Nichakan Chinupun had never seen snow. Now she is a bonafide Winter Youth Olympian, having completed both runs to finish 37th out of a starting list of 78 athletes in the Alpine skiing women’s giant slalom on Sunday.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Alpine Skiing, Thailand
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Japan and Netherlands grab first speed skating golds of Lausanne 2020

    The speed skating competition at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games exploded into life with gold medals for Yamamoto Yudai (JPN) and Isabel Grevelt (NED) in the men’s and women's 500m races.
    12 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Speed Skating
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