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  • News | YOG

    YOG water babies making a splash on the world stage

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have been providing a springboard for aspiring aquatics stars since 2010. As the 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships are underway in Gwangju (Republic of Korea), we look at some athletes who are now making a splash on the global stage after shining at the YOG.
    17 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Aquatics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    A day in the life of… YOG fencing coach Greg Massialas

    As part of our behind-the-scenes series on life at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org speaks to Greg Massialas, coach of the USA fencing team at Buenos Aires 2018.
    13 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Fencing, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine bright in June

    June saw a host of impressive performances by former Youth Olympic Games athletes on the world stage. Here, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the highlights… 
    09 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    Sarajevo ’84: the human legacy that has stood the test of time

    Sarajevo staged an impeccable Olympic Winter Games in 1984 – but eight years later, the city was torn apart by war.  The Olympic spirit and a global outpour of support – including a significant contribution from the International Olympic Committee – helped the capital get back on its feet. The spirit continues to be a central part of the region’s identity and the recent European Youth Olympic Winter Festival marked a new chapter in its Olympic history.
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | YOG

    3x3 is the magic number

    As the FIBA 3x3 World Cup continues in the Netherlands, olympic.org takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the fast-paced basketball discipline at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball 3x3, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    First Nations stand tall as shining example of Vancouver 2010 legacy

    From dramatically altering the landscape for Canada’s indigenous peoples to ushering in new social norms and driving health education across the province, the legacies of the Olympic Games Vancouver 2010 continue to burn brightly. As former IOC President Jacques Rogge once said, the Games “were a catalyst for change”.
    19 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Vancouver 2010, Legacy
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