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  • News | YOG

    Ten years of the YOG

    As we mark the 10-year anniversary of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the ways the YOG have been most impactful since Singapore 2010.
    28 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Singapore 2010
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    History maker: Georgeta Popescu on her Lausanne 2020 fairytale

    Olympic.org speaks to the women’s monobob athlete, who became the first-ever Romanian woman to win a Winter Games gold medal at the iconic Olympia Bob Run in St Moritz.
    15 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Monobob, Romania, Women in Sport
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Secrets of monobob with Canada’s Cynthia Appiah

    The heartbreak of not competing at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 drives Cynthia Appiah. After coming so close to achieving her ambition, the Canadian former bobsleigh brakewoman decided to quit the sport’s team event and take up the new Olympic winter discipline of monobob in an attempt to compete at Beijing 2022. She tells us why it is an exciting time to be at the cutting edge of her sport.
    23 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Canada, Beijing 2022
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Women’s monobob – a new Olympic discipline is making headway

    Olympic fans were able to watch solo bobsleigh at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016 and Lausanne 2020. The women’s event is now on the programme of the Winter Games in Beijing in 2022, and unlike other bobsleigh events, the athletes use a bob that is identical to those of all their competitors, giving pride of place to the driving, with the value of the equipment having no bearing.
    01 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Beijing 2022, Lausanne 2020, Lillehammer 2016, Women in Sport
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Czudaj and Nica share gold after dead heat in monobob finale

    When Alexander Czudaj (GER) sustained an arm injury that meant he could no longer pursue his chosen sport of javelin, like many young people he turned to his father for advice.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Bobsleigh
  • News | Beijing 2022

    The Games return to Beijing

    Olympic.org looks ahead to the next Olympic Winter Games and speaks to one of the star performers at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 about her expectations for Beijing 2022.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Beijing 2022
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Crossland completes journey from USA to Colombia to Youth Olympic Games

    When Maude Davis Crossland and her family moved from the USA to Colombia nearly a decade ago, initially thinking it would be for two years, she never imagined she would become the South American nation's first female Winter Youth Olympian.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Bobsleigh, Colombia
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    It’s good to talk for British bobsleigh hopeful Longden

    When Great Britain bobsleigh rider Charlotte Longden took up the sport last year she adopted a novel approach to racing from point A to point B.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Bobsleigh, Great Britain
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A historic setting

    Olympic.org goes behind the scenes to see how the young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 are enjoying competing in St Moritz, Olympic host in 1928 and 1948 and home to a unique bobsleigh track and a frozen lake for skating.
    18 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
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