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  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Lillehammer – a small town at the heart of winter sports excellence

    As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 – and the 27th anniversary of the Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994 – we look at how the Lillehammer Olympic Legacy Sports Centre has carried their legacy on, helping drive the growth in winter sports at home and abroad.
    12 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Legacy, Lillehammer 2016
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Brain training helping Kubacki fly high as he eyes up Beijing 2022 prize

    Poland’s Dawid Kubacki has long competed in the shadow of compatriot and three-time Olympic ski jumping champion Kamil Stoch but, propelled by a new focus on the power of his mind, the 30-year-old has emerged as the man to watch in the run-up to Beijing 2022.
    09 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Poland, Ski Jumping
  • News | IOC News

    Athlete365 Education Programme to inspire next generation of Olympians

    Adapting to the new circumstances, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today approved the decision to expand the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Athlete 365 Education Programme beyond the YOG themselves, which will help inspire the next generation of Olympians participating in youth sports events around the world.
    07 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board approves medal reallocations from Olympic Games London 2012

    In a consultative meeting held today by videoconference, the IOC Executive Board (EB), took the decision to reallocate medals, diplomas and medallist pins from the Olympic Games London 2012 based on decisions made by the IOC Disciplinary Commission.
    25 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Fight against doping
  • News | Olympic News

    Breaking barriers: Pole vault’s four 6m-men on reaching for the sky

    In the first of a new three-part series, four of the six pole vaulters competing today to have broken the magical 6m mark – Armand Duplantis, Renaud Lavillenie, Sam Kendricks and Piotr Lisek – come together to reveal just how they are jumping higher than many thought possible.
    24 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Athletics, Sweden, France, United States of America, Poland, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG athletes take centre stage again

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most impressive performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as more and more elite sporting events return in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    17 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Golf, Cycling, Canoe
  • News | Sydney 2000

    How Cook navigated route to historic gold in Australia combining medicine and modern pentathlon

    While male pentathletes have competed at every Olympic Games since Stockholm 1912, Steph Cook became the first women’s Olympic modern pentathlon champion 88 years later, at the Sydney 2000 Games. The Great Britain star talks us through how she combined a hectic life as a doctor with going for gold – and how her fascinating sport, rooted in Olympic history, has evolved in the modern world.
    02 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Modern Pentathlon, Great Britain
  • News | Olympic News

    Iga Swiatek: “I always dreamed of the Olympics!”

    At only 19 years of age, Poland’s Iga Swiatek, ranked 54th in the world, astonished the world’s tennis experts by claiming her first Grand Slam title, without dropping a set, on the clay courts of Roland Garros. The daughter of an Olympic rower, she rose to prominence two years ago, winning doubles gold at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires. Now, she has her sights set on Tokyo.
    12 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Tennis, Poland, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
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