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  • 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
  • News | YOG

    Masters of the Greens: Golf’s greatest YOG moments

    As the world’s leading male golfers vie for the prestigious green jacket at this month’s Masters Tournament, which gets underway at Augusta National Golf Club on 12 November, olympic.org looks back at the sport’s highlights from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014 and Buenos Aires 2018.
    12 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Golf
  • News | RIO 2016

    Olympic champion Mattek-Sands celebrates the dramatic evolution of tennis through the ages

    Wooden rackets and bullet-hard rubber balls have long given way to graphite frames and high-bouncing rallies, yet still the game continues to evolve. Rio 2016 mixed doubles champion Bethanie Mattek-Sands has always embraced change and now spends much of her time watching the young guns for tips.
    24 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Table Tennis, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    Friends Forever at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Friendship on 30 July, we hear from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes about how they forged lasting friendships with competitors from all over the world during their time at the YOG.
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympic News

    Olympian Mechelle Lewis Freeman giving back through her Airbnb Online Experience

    Former sprinter Mechelle Lewis Freeman explains how Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb’s Online Experiences platform is giving her the opportunity to raise funds for her non-profit organisation, which benefits young female athletes.
    15 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors, Airbnb, Athletics, United States of America
  • News | IOC News

    Athletes at the forefront of the COVID-19 response

    On the occasion of World Health Day 2020, people around the world are celebrating nurses and all the health workers who are the daily heroes in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Many athletes are also among those leading the response to the virus, helping and comforting people in need of medical treatment and assistance.
    07 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    At the YOG, Amanda Salzgeber lived up to expectations!

    The daughter of Rainer Salzgeber, World Championship silver medallist, and Anita Wachter, Olympic combined champion in 1988, Austria’s Amanda Salzgeber was expected to do well at the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. She duly obliged by winning three medals on the course at Les Diablerets under the watchful eye of her mother. Here she talks about this great experience…
    13 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, The Youth Olympic Games, Alpine Skiing, Women in Sport
  • News | Olympic News

    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, VONN, Lindsey, Women in Sport, Vancouver 2010
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Queen of the slopes: Amelie Klopfenstein reflects on ‘incredible’ Lausanne 2020 experience

    Amelie Klopfenstein was one of the stories of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), going from Switzerland’s reserve list to winning two gold medals and a bronze at Lausanne 2020. The 17-year-old Alpine skier sat down with olympic.org to discuss her YOG experience and hopes for the future.
    28 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Alpine Skiing, Switzerland
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