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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Proud YOG flagbearers look back on an Opening Ceremony to remember

    The Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 is sure to be unforgettable for the 1,872 young men and women competing on the snow and ice over the coming days, however for the select few athletes chosen to be their country’s flagbearers at Thursday’s spectacular Opening Ceremony, the YOG experience has already been extra special.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Sandro Viletta: “So happy to have an Olympic event in Switzerland at last!”

    Crowned Olympic champion in the super combined in 2014 in Sochi 2014 after an incredible recovery, Sandro Viletta is today a coach who is very happy to see the Games back in Switzerland at last. At Lausanne 2020, he will be an attentive athlete role model ready to help young skiers from all over the world.
    22 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Skiing
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    Snapped: Larry Bird lifts the lid on life in the Dream Team

    Even for the truly legendary Larry Bird, a 12-time NBA All-star and three-time MVP (the NBA’s most valuable player) award winner, playing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games was something indescribable.
    07 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball, Barcelona 1992, United States of America
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tactics at the fore in athletics mixed relay

    A mini-revolution in athletics is underway, with the introduction of a new event onto the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme: the 4x400m mixed relay. Doha 2019 saw the event make a successful World Championship debut, in which tactics very much came to the fore…
    21 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    The legend of Simone Biles continues to grow

    Not for the first time, Simone Biles has lit up the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. In Stuttgart, she claimed another five world titles to surpass the overall World Championship medal record, men and women combined. Winner of four Olympic golds at Rio 2016, the 22-year-old American now has Tokyo 2020 in her sights. She will be among the most hotly anticipated stars at the Games, where she is looking to add to her gold medal haul in the all-around and apparatus events.
    29 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Artistic Gymnastics, United States of America
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018: Where are they now?

    As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the young athletes who have gone on to make their name on the global stage since shining in Buenos Aires.
    11 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
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