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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Formidable fighters provide vision of taekwondo’s future

    The taekwondo stars of tomorrow showed the world what they are capable of across five days of exciting competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. Sharing the golds out at the Youth Olympic Park’s Oceania Pavilion were fighters from Russia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Morocco. 
    28 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Taekwondo
  • Morocco's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Morocco's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Coach Abdelkader Kada leads Morocco's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Morocco athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Morocco - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Morocco's only athlete in Innsbruck grabs Men's Super G Gold | Video

    Morocco's only athlete in Innsbruck grabs Men's Super G Gold

    Morocco had only one athlete participating at the Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games and he is now a Gold medallist after winning the Alpine Skiing Men's Super G. Adam Lamhamedi (MAR) grabbed the Gold with a time of 1:04.45 minutes, and afterwards insisted his win proves anything is possible.  
  • NAWAL EL MOUTAWAKEL OF MOROCCO

    NAWAL EL MOUTAWAKEL OF MOROCCO

    1984: Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco clears a hurdle in the women's 400m hurdle final en route to capturing the gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles, California USA. Nawal became the first winner of an event being run for thefirst time at the Olympics, but most importantly became the first female medalist from an Arabic country to win a gold medal. Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy/Allsport
    Saturday, December 31, 1983 11:00 PM | Photo
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG athletes continue to amaze in August

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide a springboard to the international stage, with a succession of former YOG athletes clinching world and continental titles throughout August.
    09 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Olympic highs and lows made El Guerrouj the man he is today

    Hicham El Guerrouj believes his character was defined by his Olympic experiences, after he overcame crushing lows to realise his long-held dream of making his mark on Moroccan history by becoming a double Olympic champion.
    10 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, Morocco
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine bright in June

    June saw a host of impressive performances by former Youth Olympic Games athletes on the world stage. Here, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the highlights… 
    09 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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