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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Tatjana Hüfner: “Hopefully I can provide some inspiration”

    Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Hüfner reveals how she hopes being an Athlete Role Model (ARM) at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 will enable her to inspire the next generation of athletes – both in their sporting lives and beyond the field of play.
    15 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Germany, Luge, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Nathalie Péchalat: “The emotion of sport doesn’t just come from winning”

    A three-time Olympian, double World Championship medallist and double European champion in the ice dance with her partner Fabian Bourzat, Nathalie Péchalat is looking forward to passing on her experience and values to the young athletes who will be competing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. Here, she explains why being an Athlete Role Model means so much to her.
    14 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Dance, France
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG graduates impress again in November

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most impressive performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the global sporting stage.
    13 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Joséphine Pagnier, the present and future of French ski jumping

    This winter season, the one top-level ski jumper to watch out for in the French women’s team is 17-year-old Joséphine Pagnier. The World Cup, plus the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 in January – with the ski jumping competitions on home soil in Prémanon – are on the horizon. Here, we speak to the young champion and Damien Maitre, the head coach of the women’s group.
    12 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ski Jumping
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ski mountaineering: The expert view

    With ski mountaineering poised to make its Olympic debut at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, olympic.org asks Athlete Role Models (ARMs) Yannick Ecoeur and Ekaterina Osichkina what we can expect from the latest addition to the programme.
    11 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Sustainability

    From sea to summit: IOC launches sports group to protect mountains

    To mark International Mountain Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced the launch of the Mountain Summit – a group of sports organisations concerned with the current state of the world’s mountains and committed to protecting them.
    11 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Sustainability
  • News | Milano Cortina 2026

    Milano Cortina 2026 Organising Committee created

    The first major milestone since the election of Milano Cortina as the host city for the Olympic Winter Games in 2026 has been reached. On Monday afternoon in Milan, the Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 was created at the headquarters of the Lombardy Region. This historic announcement came just one day before the start of the Orientation Seminar for Milano Cortina 2026, which will see the first visit of the International Olympic Committee's Coordination Commission Chair Sari Essayah to the host city.
    10 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Milano Cortina 2026
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