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  • News | YOG

    Ice hockey legend Cristobal Huet with Lausanne 2020

    French-Swiss ice hockey goalkeeper Cristobal Huet has had an extraordinary career. A French international between 1997 and 2017, Huet competed at the Olympic Winter Games in 1998 and 2002 and in 11 World Championships. He also enjoyed a long, successful stint in the NHL, during which time he became the first player from his country to win the Stanley Cup, in 2010. He spent his final six seasons at Lausanne Hockey Club, where he went on to become the team’s goalkeeping coach. Here, we speak to the ice hockey legend and Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
    19 May 2019 | Olympic News, Salt Lake City 2002, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Hockey
  • News | RIO 2016

    Snapped: the secret behind the striking shot of Sindhu

    David Ramos captured one of the most imaginative and celebrated images of Rio 2016: Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, from above, with the thrown shuttlecock perfectly positioned over one eye. The Spanish photographer explains how teamwork combined to get the perfect frame – and talks about the crazy life of an Olympic photographer.
    16 May 2019 | Olympic News, India, Badminton, RIO 2016
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Multi-talented USA surfer Coffin aiming to make history at Tokyo 2020

    Winter Olympians are perhaps not the obvious inspiration for a surfer, but the USA’s Conner Coffin, who is aiming to win one of his sport’s first-ever Olympic medals, is no ordinary competitor... 
    14 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    With Fanny Smith, Villars-sur-Ollon will be welcoming the world at the YOG Lausanne 2020

    The women’s skicross world number one, winner of the 2018-2019 season’s World Cup and silver medallist at the 2019 World Championships, is from Villars-sur-Ollon in the Vaud Alps. Fanny Smith’s resort will be one of the competition venues for the YOG Lausanne 2020, for skicross in particular. As an Ambassador for these YOG, she helped to design the course and skied it in January in front of her fans as part of the European Cup. Below is an interview with a totally committed champion.
    12 May 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Ski Cross
  • News | IOC News

    IOC President visits National Olympic Committees in Oceania

    President Bach wrapped up a tour of the National Olympic Committees of three islands in Oceania with a stop in Guam on Saturday. After a gala dinner as the guest of the NOC and its President Rick Blas, he visited the Governor of the island, Lourdes Leon Guerrero. The two leaders discussed the benefits of sport for health and education, and also the development of Olympic sport on the island.
    11 May 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 celebrates 1,000 days to go in grand fashion

    Beijing 2022 celebrated 1,000 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in grand fashion, with a ceremony at the Linglong Tower on the Beijing Olympic Green. 
    10 May 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 launches ticket lottery

    The Tokyo Organising Committee today launched the lottery for the first phase of ticket sales for residents of Japan, marking the best opportunity to apply for the tickets to the world’s greatest sporting event. People living outside Japan will be able to purchase tickets through Authorised Ticket Resellers (ATRs).
    09 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    A day in the life of… Athlete Role Model Nuno Merino

    In the second part of our series looking behind the scenes at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org speaks to Portugal’s Olympic trampolinist Nuno Merino about his role as one of the 64 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) selected by the IOC for the YOG Buenos Aires 2018.
    08 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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