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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Double Japanese badminton singles success seals serene Tokyo 2020 test event

    It was a win-win for organisers as badminton’s official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event ended on Sunday with a double host nation triumph and a deluge of praise for the sparkling Musashino Forest Sport Plaza. 
    29 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Badminton, Tokyo 2020 test events
  • News | YOG

    YOG alumni shine in early 2019

    The first month of the new year saw a series of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes make headlines as they continued to make significant progress in their respective senior sporting ranks.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Speed Skating, Halfpipe, Tennis, Luge
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Ice skating in China: a centuries-old story

    With a host of Olympic figure skating podium finishes since the Lillehammer Games in 1994, particularly in the pairs, and a first gold medal in the discipline won by Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo in Vancouver in 2010, China is now gearing up for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The country has an ice skating tradition that dates back several centuries.
    07 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Beijing take mixed team honours

    The fourth and final day of the judo competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 was given over to the mixed team event, where male and female judokas from different countries and continents shared a whole new experience in their careers, one designed to promote gender equality.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Judo
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Stars of Beijing 2008 – where are they now?

    Bolt. Messi. Phelps. Venus and Serena. Wiggins. Many of the top performers at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 are so internationally famous that you need only one name to recognise them these days. Back then, however, many of them were just starting out on their sporting journeys. We take a look at where the big-hitters of that amazing summer in China have ended up.
    16 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008
  • News | YOG

    Talking Tokyo 2020: YOG sows the seeds for new Olympic sports

    After Tokyo celebrated two years to go until the start of the 2020 Olympic Games on 24 July, we look at some of the new sports and events that will be making their debut on the sports programme after first appearing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    06 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
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