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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: Sports stars offer young athletes strong support

    As the countdown continues to the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org takes a look at the Athlete Role Models who will be on hand to help, advise and support the young athletes in Lausanne.
    23 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Six additional sporting stars to mentor young athletes at Lausanne 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the names of six world-class athletes who will help the young athletes at Lausanne 2020, from 9 to 22 January 2020. They join a list of 13 previously appointed athletes.
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Boxing golds evenly shared

    Athletes from Thailand, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Russia topped the podium in the four events that rounded off Wednesday’s boxing action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Boxing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Virtue and Moir strike double gold, Savchenko and Massot hit new heights

    Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir left PyeongChang 2018 with the figure skating team and ice dance titles under their belts, taking their Olympic medal tally to a record five, including three golds. In the pairs competition, Germany’s Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot set a new world record in the free programme to claim an unexpected gold.
    15 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Millennials make their mark on PyeongChang 2018

    A new generation of Olympians born after the turn of the 21st century arrived in force for the latest edition of the Olympic Winter Games, and some made it straight to the podium. Here we put the spotlight on the millennials who left PyeongChang clutching medals.
    06 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Teen Zagitova glides to women's figure skating gold

    Alina Zagitova (OAR) produced a sparkling display of skating in her free programme performance to win Olympic gold at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Friday 23 February.
    23 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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