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  • News | YOG

    Winter YOG Gangwon 2024 sport and event programme promises high-level competition for more athletes

    The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme and athlete quotas for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024, which will offer more young elite athletes than ever access to the Winter YOG environment, ensure a high-performance pathway for the participants, and achieve full gender equality.
    24 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, IOC News
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Confident Voetter and Italian team-mates out to break Germany’s luge dominance

    Since its introduction at Sochi 2014, the mixed team relay luge has become one of the Olympic Winter Games’ most spectator friendly sliding sports. Andrea Voetter’s raw power has helped her become a key part of a young Italian group gunning for gold at Beijing 2022 – and aiming to end Germany’s dominance of the sport.
    23 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, Luge, Italy, Beijing 2022
  • News | YOG

    YOG medallist Vasiļjevs aims to “be himself” in Beijing after PyeongChang “struggles”

    In September, Latvian figure skater Deniss Vasiļjevs produced the free skate of his life to win the first international figure skating competition of the 2020/21 season – the Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany – giving him the biggest victory of his career to date. Here, we speak to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016 silver medallist about his progress since the YOG and his ambitions for Beijing 2022.
    19 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Figure Skating, Latvia, Beijing 2022
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Riner provides the inspiration as Fillon Maillet looks to follow Fourcade

    After eight seasons learning from and competing with legendary biathlete Martin Fourcade, Quentin Fillon Maillet is ready to step out of the shadow of his record-breaking compatriot and grab his own slice of glory at Beijing 2022. And he has turned to another of France’s all-time great Olympians for tips on how to do it.
    16 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Biathlon, France
  • News | YOG

    Five Years On: Where are the stars of Lillehammer 2016 now?

    As we mark the fifth anniversary of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016, olympic.org takes a look at what some of the stars of the Games have achieved since wowing crowds in the Norwegian host city.
    12 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016
  • News | Olympic News

    Record-breaking Gremaud chasing Olympic immortality in Beijing

    One year before the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Swiss freestyle skier Mathilde Gremaud discusses her drive to push the boundaries of her sport and how her experience at the Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 helped transform her as an athlete.
    08 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Freestyle Skiing, Switzerland
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Skiing finally “fun” again for Swiss star Suter as she eyes up Beijing 2022

    Eighteen months ago, everything changed for Alpine skier Corinne Suter. Two surprise medals at the 2019 World Championships allowed her to exhale and send her anxiety packing, which left her free to fulfil a talent that had long been bubbling under the surface.
    05 Feb 2021 | Olympic News, Skiing, Switzerland, Beijing 2022, PyeongChang 2018
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