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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ian Logan: “The YOG 2020 are with young people, for young people and by young people.”

    Ian Logan is the CEO of the Organising Committee for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. As he explains, the whole project is centred around the young generation, who are closely involved in the organisation of the YOG in the Olympic Capital, and whose achievements on the field of play will provide a source of inspiration for the “Switzerland of tomorrow” in terms of sports practice.
    03 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Carson Foster, US swimming's new phenomenon

    Having set several records in multiple age categories, over various distances and in different swimming disciplines, Carson Foster is now a 17-year-old athlete with just one dream: to become part of the USA's national team at the Olympic Games. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 should come just in time to see him break into the international elite alongside his biggest rival, none other than his brother Jake.
    18 May 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Channel, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Celebrating the pride of Africa

    As the Senegalese capital Dakar continues preparations to host the fourth Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, we look back at five of the most spectacular performances from African athletes at previous editions of the YOG.
    06 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Pat Burgener: “Inspiring young people at a crucial moment in their careers”

    For Pat Burgener, an international freestyle snowboarder, guitarist and singer-songwriter, his sport and music are deeply intertwined – but are artforms that require creativity. More than anything, the two-time half-pipe World Championship medallist and 5th placed athlete at the Games in PyeongChang in 2018 loves sharing his passion and experience with those younger than him, which is precisely what he does in his role as an Ambassador for the YOG Lausanne 2020. Below we chat to an artist who knows where he’s going.
    05 May 2019 | Olympic News, Snowboard, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Brave new world in Buenos Aires

    To celebrate the second United Nations World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April, we highlight five ways in which the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 put innovation and evolution at their heart in Argentina last October, further enhancing the Games’ reputation for pioneering new sports and ideas.
    20 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games detailed events schedule announced

    Get your diaries out – it’s starting to feel very real: Tokyo 2020 today announced the order of events for each sporting session at next summer’s Olympic Games. Featuring a record 33 sports and 339 events, there will be more opportunities than ever to go to the Games and watch world-class athletes in action. 
    16 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    Young Change-Maker Betsmara Cruz: “Promoting healthy living in Puerto Rico”

    Ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) tomorrow (April 6), we highlight Betsmara’s work in Puerto Rico. A former international swimmer and her country’s Young Change-Maker (YCM) at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, she is now spearheading an ambitious social project to tackle childhood obesity on her native Caribbean island as part of the IOC’s global YCM+ programme.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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