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  • News | Olympic News

    Sarajevo ’84: the human legacy that has stood the test of time

    Sarajevo staged an impeccable Olympic Winter Games in 1984 – but eight years later, the city was torn apart by war.  The Olympic spirit and a global outpour of support – including a significant contribution from the International Olympic Committee – helped the capital get back on its feet. The spirit continues to be a central part of the region’s identity and the recent European Youth Olympic Winter Festival marked a new chapter in its Olympic history.
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A gold medal for design

    With the public competition to design the coveted medals awarded to athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 closing this month, we look back at the winning designs that featured at the five previous editions of the Games.
    17 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic champions flying high

    Since returning from PyeongChang 2018 laden with gold medals, many of the Olympic champions have gone on to amass world titles and World Cup victories in their respective sports. Here, we take a look at some of the success stories on snow and ice during the 2018/19 season.
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Swiss ambition intact after PyeongChang 2018 setback

    Consistently ranked among men’s world ice hockey’s top ten sides, Switzerland bounced back from Olympic disappointment at PyeongChang 2018 to win silver at the IIHF World Championships three months later.
    29 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, PyeongChang 2018, Ice Hockey
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Snapped: the moment that proved miracles do happen

    It is commonly known as the ‘Miracle on Ice’. In 2016, Sports Illustrated declared it to be the greatest moment in sporting history. But what was it like to captain the USA ice hockey team of rank outsiders to victory against the mighty Soviet Union at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games and score the winning goal? Mike Eruzione is the only man that knows… 
    22 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lake Placid 1980, Ice Hockey, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    YOG champion Petra Vlhová now challenging world’s best

    Seven years on from her success at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Innsbruck 2012, Petra Vlhová now finds herself challenging Mikaela Shiffrin for slalom supremacy, while becoming Slovakia’s most decorated World Cup ski racer ever.
    11 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Canoe/kayak events prove a big hit at Buenos Aires 2018

    The world’s best young canoeists and kayakers served up quite a spectacle at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, showcasing their skills in the obstacle slalom and head-to-head sprint formats. Hungary topped the medal table with two golds, while canoe slalom specialist Terence Saramandif won Mauritius’ first-ever Olympic title.
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Canoe, Canoe-Kayak, Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mauritius’ Saramandif makes history, Slovakia’s Luknarova in a class of her own

    Terence Saramandif of Mauritius claimed the men’s canoe obstacle slalom gold at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Monday 15 October, while Slovakia’s Emanuela Luknarova outpaced the rest of the field to win the women’s kayak obstacle slalom.
    15 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Canoe Slalom
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