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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Asher-Smith tells YOG athletes: "Believe in yourself"

    She had swapped her spikes for warmer high tops, her sprint suit for a thick down jacket. But British sprinter and Team Galaxy athlete Dina Asher-Smith remained in her element as she shared her athletic journey at the Youth Olympic Village on Sunday.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Samsung
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    US speed skater Jordan Stolz thrives on chaos and calm

    It takes confidence and razor-sharp focus to race around a frozen lake at speeds of 50km per hour. Fortunately, Jordan Stolz (USA) has both.
    12 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Johanna Puff wants to do well for Germany in the biathlon at Lausanne 2020

    There will be four events at the Les Tuffes venue in Prémanon between 11 and 15 January: the individual, the sprint, the individual mixed relay and the team mixed relay. Johanna Puff is one of the eight biathletes in the German team, which will consist of four men and four women. Number one in her age category in her country, she is hoping to do well in all the events and if possible win medals.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Proud YOG flagbearers look back on an Opening Ceremony to remember

    The Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 is sure to be unforgettable for the 1,872 young men and women competing on the snow and ice over the coming days, however for the select few athletes chosen to be their country’s flagbearers at Thursday’s spectacular Opening Ceremony, the YOG experience has already been extra special.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    How to prepare a frozen lake for Olympic competition

    Lausanne 2020's speed skating venue is stunning. The frozen lake in St. Moritz was used for Olympic competition at the Games in 1948.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Speed Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Canadian biathletes set for international debuts at lausanne 2020

    Competing at a Youth Olympic Games is momentous in itself, but for four young Canadian biathletes, the event bears even greater significance. It will be their first international competition of any kind.
    10 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Biathlon, Canada
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Edvin Anger: “I have never been to Switzerland!”

    Edvin Anger (standing tall at 1.90m) will be one of Sweden’s main assets in cross-country skiing during the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, in what will be his first big international competition. A sprint specialist, he will be looking to shine in La Vallée de Joux, where the races will be taking place.
    09 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Cross Country Skiing, Sweden
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The Lausanne 2020 athletes in numbers!

    A few days before the start of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020 has now confirmed all its athletes’ quotas and announces some fun facts about the delegations that will take part in the event, from January 9 to 22, 2020.
    08 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Biathlon at Lausanne 2020: All you need to know

    The individual and team biathlon events on show at the Youth Olympic Games this January. Burning muscles and ice-cold nerves, there is no sport quite like Biathlon.
    06 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon, Sport guides
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