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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mikaela Shiffrin and Sofia Goggia give advice to YOG skiers

    Olympic champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Sofia Goggia know what it takes to reach the top in Alpine skiing. Their advice to all YOG skiers ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 is simple: be true to yourself, have fun and be patient.
    07 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Sochi 2014

    On 21 February 2014, Mikaela Shiffrin opened her Olympic account aged 18!

    Mikaela Shiffrin is now the world no. 1 in Alpine skiing, having broken several longstanding records on her way to the top. On 21 February 2014 at Rosa Khutor, she became the youngest ever Olympic slalom champion, at the age of 18 years and 345 days. Here, we take a look back at this achievement, and the many more that followed…
    21 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, United States of America, Sochi 2014
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Olympic Legend: Lindsey Vonn looks back and reveals Vancouver 2010 ‘changed everything’

    Lindsey Vonn broke records for fun during her career but, a year after the Olympic champion retired with more Alpine skiing World Cup wins to her name than any other female racer in history, she happily confesses that one moment stands out way above every other… 
    10 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Vancouver 2010, PyeongChang 2018, VONN, Lindsey, Women in Sport
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG stars kick 2020 off in style

    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.
    07 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The alpine skiing events on display at the Youth Olympic Games

    Five Alpine Skiing disciplines will feature at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in January: Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G, Alpine Combined and Parallel Mixed Team.
    06 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Alpine Skiing, Sport guides
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Boxing Road to Tokyo 2020 - Athlete Ambassadors Group announced

    Ten Athlete Ambassadors have been appointed by the Olympic Boxing Task Force (BTF) to engage with and represent boxers in the lead-up to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. One female and one male Ambassador per region will take on the role of engaging with the boxing community both in person and digitally. They will also help the BTF take into account the athletes’ voice in all areas of its planning for the qualification events and the boxing tournament at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    30 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Boxing
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