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  • News | YOG

    Masters of the mat

    Ahead of the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, olympic.org highlights some of the judoka who have made a big impact on the global stage since their breakthrough performances at the Youth Olympic Games
    24 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Judo
  • 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 | YOG

    IOC to host global gathering of inspiring young leaders ahead of Lausanne 2020

    A record number of attendees from over 40 countries – including 53 Young Change-Makers (YCMs) and inspirational speakers in the field of sport for development – will participate in the fourth annual edition of the IOC Youth Summit ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. 
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Six additional sporting stars to mentor young athletes at Lausanne 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the names of six world-class athletes who will help the young athletes at Lausanne 2020, from 9 to 22 January 2020. They join a list of 13 previously appointed athletes.
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Discover the three pillars of the YOG Lausanne 2020 educational programme

    Olivier Mutter teaches at the University of Lausanne. He is a project manager in the field of sport who has the specific task of managing relations between the University of Lausanne and the YOG Lausanne 2020, for which he has devised the educational programme. This work has been carried out in close collaboration with the Organising Committee and the IOC. It features seven activities, split between three pillars: protecting the athletes, working on performance, and assisting the athletes beyond sport.
    20 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • Document

    Host city election: facts and figures

    How was Tokyo chosen as the host city for the Olympic Winter Games in 2020? What were the results of the votes to choose the host cities of the Games in 1994, 1996 or 1998 ? This document provides the key information.
  • Document

    Host city election: facts and figures

    How was Tokyo chosen as the host city for the Olympic Winter Games in 2020? What were the results of the votes to choose the host cities of the Games in 1994, 1996 or 1998 ? This document provides the key information.
  • News | Sustainability

    Olympic champion Hannah Mills launches #BigPlasticPledge

    Rio 2016 sailing gold medallist Hannah Mills has launched the Big Plastic Pledge – a global campaign to unite athletes and fans around the issue of plastic pollution. The campaign is supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as part of its commitment to the UN Clean Seas initiative.
    13 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Karate follows judo with successful Budokan test

    After a highly successful judo test event at the Nippon Budokan, karate followed suit with a fine display of the martial art at the legendary Japanese combat arena.
    11 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events
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