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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 announces torchbearers for Grand Start of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

    The torchbearers at the Grand Start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will comprise members of the Japan women's national football team who won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, the first ever Japanese football team to become FIFA world champions.
    17 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG graduates impress again in November

    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.
    13 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ski mountaineering: The expert view

    With ski mountaineering poised to make its Olympic debut at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, olympic.org asks Athlete Role Models (ARMs) Yannick Ecoeur and Ekaterina Osichkina what we can expect from the latest addition to the programme.
    11 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Marie-Laure Brunet: “Share as much as I can”

    Marie-Laure Brunet was one of the pillars of the French biathlon team until the end of her career in 2014. She won two Olympic medals in Vancouver in 2010, and today puts her experience to good use as a corporate well-being and performance consultant. An Athlete Role Model at the Lausanne 2020 YOG, Marie-Laure Brunet tells us how much she will enjoy sharing her experiences with the young athletes competing next January.
    08 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tactics at the fore in athletics mixed relay

    A mini-revolution in athletics is underway, with the introduction of a new event onto the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme: the 4x400m mixed relay. Doha 2019 saw the event make a successful World Championship debut, in which tactics very much came to the fore…
    21 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Noah Lyles, from Nanjing to Tokyo!

    A gold medallist in the 200m at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Noah Lyles is now on track for further success at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, having been crowned world champion in Doha in his favourite distance.
    16 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America, Tokyo 2020, YOG
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Japan’s relay squad celebrate reallocated silver in front of joyous home crowd

    Japan’s 4x100m relay squad made history when they won their country’s first men’s Olympic medal on the track with bronze at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, but it was not until 2019 that they were able to take their rightful place on the second step of the podium and celebrate with a home crowd.
    08 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, Beijing 2008, Japan
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