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  • News | YOG

    Life’s a beach at the YOG

    With all eyes on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Hamburg (Germany) happening right now, olympic.org looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the discipline’s two appearances at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    06 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Beach Volleyball
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sun, sand, selfies and… Scandinavia?

    Two exciting beach volleyball tournaments at Buenos Aires 2018 culminated in victory for Russia’s Maria Voronina and Mariia Bocharova in the women’s competition, and Swedish pair David Ahman and Jonatan Hellvig in the men’s. Traditionally known for its winter sports expertise, Scandinavia produced some major surprises on the sand at Green Park in both the men’s and women’s tournaments. 
    19 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Beach Volleyball
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Beach volleyball golds go to Sweden and Russia

    Sweden and Russia’s teams were the big winners as the beach volleyball competitions came to an end at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday 17 October.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Beach Volleyball, Sweden
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Goal-machine Fifo fires Portugal to glory

    No.9 takes tournament tally to 21 in 4-1 final victory over Japan, as Spain cruise to bronze.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Futsal, Portugal
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ by the river

    Get to know Marit van Beijnum, a Dutch athlete who will compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in three roller speed skating races to be held at the Paseo de la Costa in Vicente Lopez, north of Buenos Aires.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Roller Speed Skating
  • News | Olympic News

    Joseph Schooling makes waves in the pool to win Singapore’s first Olympic gold

    Joseph Schooling shot to superstar status by winning Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold in the 100m butterfly at Rio 2016. To add to the momentousness of his achievement, he did so by beating 28-time gold medallist Michael Phelps to the top of the podium.
    28 May 2018 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Singapore, Swimming
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Gwladys Epangue: ‘A unique moment of sharing’

    Now the co-chair of the French National Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, Gwladys Epangue won Olympic women’s taekwondo bronze in the 67kg category at Beijing 2008. A two-time world champion who also appeared at Athens 2004 and Rio 2016, Epangue recalls the excitement she felt at the Closing Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in the Chinese capital.
    25 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008, Taekwondo, France
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Role models whose commitment goes beyond their careers

    The International Olympic Committee has today announced the names of 12 new Athlete Role Models (ARMs), who will support, advise and inspire the young athletes taking part in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. They join the 42 ARMs already in place.
    22 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
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