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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mixed-gender events a sign of innovation at the Youth Olympic Games

    Mixed-gender events have featured since the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010. Some have subsequently been introduced to the Olympic programme, underlining the YOG as a pioneering place of innovation, and Buenos Aires 2018 will be no different.
    19 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympic News

    Introducing the head of modern pentathlon’s first family: Chloe Esposito

    In 2016, Chloe Esposito became the first Australian to win an Olympic medal in modern pentathlon, blowing the field away with a brilliant performance in the combined running and shooting discipline to grab the gold. With her dad, who represented Australia in modern pentathlon at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games, as coach, and her younger brother Max, who finished seventh in the men’s competition in Rio de Janeiro, the Esposito family are driving the sport to new heights in their homeland. Even sister Emily, a Commonwealth Games pistol shooter, qualified in modern pentathlon for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. 
    11 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, Modern Pentathlon, Australia
  • News | YOG

    Equestrian sport at the YOG: from family rivalry to unfamiliar horses

    From the two sets of twins hoping to represent their country to the riders competing on horses they don’t know, we unveil some of the more unusual facts about the equestrian competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. 
    11 Jun 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Equestrian
  • News | Olympic News

    Youngsters turn out in force to mark Kosovo’s Olympic Day

    Kosovo’s National Olympic Committee staged its seventh Olympic Day on Friday 25 May. At the centre of the celebrations were 5,000 local children born in 2008 – the year of the country’s independence – who took part in a variety of events held in seven cities across the country. 
    06 Jun 2018 | Olympic News, Kosovo
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