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  • News | IOC News

    World Snow Day 2019

    Skiing or snowboarding, and, more generally, discovering the joys of activities practised on snow, breathing in the fresh mountain air, and having fun with the family with specialist supervision – that is what is the International Ski Federation (FIS) advocates every year for World Snow Day. This year, it was held on 20 January across the planet.
    21 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Skiing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Basketball’s new breed serve up thrilling spectacle

    Basketball 3x3 proved a big hit at Buenos Aires 2018, giving a taste of the excitement it is sure to generate when it makes its full Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. Argentina’s men’s team had the home flags waving when they won gold, while the USA swept all before them in the women’s competition.
    30 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Basketball 3x3
  • 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 | IOC News

    IOC President Welcomes the President of Mongolia to The Olympic Museum

    President Bach welcomed the President of Mongolia, Khaltmaa Battulga, to The Olympic Museum on Wednesday. Joined by a delegation including the country’s Ambassador in Geneva and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, they toured The Museum after talks between the two leaders.
    24 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, Mongolia
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Argentina’s new basketball breed scale the heights

    Argentina’s rising stars beat Belgium to earn basketball 3x3 gold at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday 17 October. In doing so, they fuelled hopes that they are ready to follow in their glittering footsteps of the country’s so-called “golden generation”, who stunned the mighty USA to win the Olympic basketball title at Athens 2004.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Basketball 3x3, Argentina
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Marin Potrille wins last gold on a busy day in women’s freestyle wrestling

    Argentina’s Linda Marilina Machuca was defeated by Cuba’s Milaimys de la Cari Marin Potrille in the women’s freestyle 73kg gold medal match, the last of five women’s freestyle events on day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Wrestling Freestyle
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mixed 10m air rifle gold goes to Hungary’s Pekler and Mongolia’s Erdenechuluun

    In the penultimate shooting event of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, Hungary’s Zalan Pekler and Mongolia’s Enkhmaa Erdenechuluun joined forces to win gold in the 10m air rifle mixed international team competition on Thursday 11 October.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Shooting, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Cancer survivor McCaffery now ready to tackle YOG challenges

    US 3x3 basketball star and cancer survivor Pat McCaffery has had a tougher journey than most to the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, but now he’s fully focused on overcoming a slow start to win gold for his country.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Basketball 3x3, United States of America
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