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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    St. Moritz gives Youth Olympic Games a licence to thrill

    Austrian luge racer Florian Tanzer swaggered across the frozen ice of the iconic Lake St. Moritz alongside his teammates with only one heroic figure in mind: Bond. James Bond.
    12 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, Luge, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A glimpse into the future: Lausanne 2020 highlights sustainable approach to Games

    When the Olympic cauldron is lit in Lausanne this month to mark the start of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), eco-friendly fuel will be used to power the cauldron for the first time. This symbolic choice signifies the beginning of one of the most innovative Games in Olympic history, and a strong commitment to sustainability.
    08 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Sustainability, Legacy
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Toyota support keeps Lausanne 2020 Torch Tour moving

    Worldwide Olympic Partner Toyota is playing a key role in delivering the Lausanne 2020 Torch Tour, as the Olympic flame makes its way around Switzerland ahead of next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    26 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Toyota, Sponsors, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    100 days to go until Lausanne 2020

    With 100 days to go until the start of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, olympic.org takes a look back at the previous Olympic events held in Switzerland.
    01 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 Torch Tour set to light up Switzerland

    Ahead of this month’s flame-lighting ceremony for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, olympic.org looks at some of the highlights of the highly anticipated Torch Tour that will visit all 26 cantons of Switzerland.
    13 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    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, Ice Hockey
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sharing the golden spoils

    Among the many highlights of PyeongChang 2018 was the heart-stopping conclusion to the two-man bobsleigh, which saw German duo Friedrich and Thorsten Margis and Canada’s Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz record identical times over the four runs (3 minutes, 16.86 seconds) to share top spot on the podium. In doing so they became only the ninth joint gold medallists in Olympic Winter Games history. We cast a glance back in time at the other occasions when the gold medals have been shared.
    09 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Bobsleigh
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Millennials make their mark on PyeongChang 2018

    A new generation of Olympians born after the turn of the 21st century arrived in force for the latest edition of the Olympic Winter Games, and some made it straight to the podium. Here we put the spotlight on the millennials who left PyeongChang clutching medals.
    06 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Antwerp 1920

    Figure skating and ice hockey make their Olympic debut… at the Summer Games!

    Before the Olympic Winter Games were first held, figure skating and ice hockey were already on the schedule, at the Summer Games. Ulrich Salchow and Gillis Graftsröm were amongst the first to win figure skating gold, while Canada kicked off an impressive run of ice hockey success with victory in Antwerp in 1920.
    20 Dec 2017 | Olympic News, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey
  • News | Olympic Torch Relay

    The History of the Olympic Flame

    The flame for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 will be lit at a ceremony in Olympia in Greece on 24 October, the latest staging of an event that provides an enduring link between the ancient and modern Games.
    24 Oct 2017 | Olympic Torch Relay, PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News
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