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  • 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
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic champions flying high

    Since returning from PyeongChang 2018 laden with gold medals, many of the Olympic champions have gone on to amass world titles and World Cup victories in their respective sports. Here, we take a look at some of the success stories on snow and ice during the 2018/19 season.
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Host City Election

    IOC Evaluation Commission 2026 begins working visit to Milan-Cortina

    The second of the two working visits of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2026 starts this week in Italy. 
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Host City Election, IOC News, Milan-Cortina 2026
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    No mountains, no obstacle for GB’s growing army of snowboarders

    British snowboarder Jamie Nicholls made his second Olympic appearance at PyeongChang 2018, competing in the slopestyle and big air events. Though he failed to match team-mate Billy Morgan’s achievement in winning a medal, the Bradford-born Nicholls enjoyed what he described as an “amazing” Games.
    29 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Snowboard, PyeongChang 2018, Great Britain
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Virginie Faivre: "Promoting sport among young people"

    Former freestyle skiing star Virginie Faivre has been part of the Lausanne 2020 project from the candidature phase. Today, she is the President of the Organising Committee for the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which will be held in less than a year in the Olympic Capital, as well as in other parts of Switzerland and the French Jura. The YOG are an event for, by and with young people.
    26 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Freestyle Skiing
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