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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – the venues

    With the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 now less than a year away, we turn the spotlight on the diverse range of venues in and around the historic Swiss city, which will host the estimated 1,900 young athletes.
    18 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Beijing 2022

    The future beckons for the Chinese ski jumping team

    As the Olympic cycle leading up to the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing continues, China is busy preparing its ski jumping teams, made up of young athletes with enormous potential. Every effort is being made to get them up to the highest possible level and, in the long term, create a real ski jumping culture in a country where winter sports are growing rapidly.
    15 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Ski Jumping, People's Republic of China
  • News | Lillehammer 2016

    Lillehammer’s enduring Olympic legacy

    After successfully hosting the Olympic Winter Games in 1994, the Norwegian town went on to stage the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 22 years later, to similar acclaim. The success of the YOG was built on the legacy created by their Olympic counterpart two decades earlier, but the 2016 Games are far from the final chapter in Lillehammer’s ongoing Olympic story.
    15 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lillehammer 2016, Lillehammer 1994, Legacy
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    In love with Buenos Aires

    On the occasion of Valentine’s Day today on 14 February, we look back at five remarkable moments that pulled at the heartstrings during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018.
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Design your way to the Olympic Capital!

    Calling all talented designers and creatives across the globe: you could be the creator of the medals for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. Do you have what it takes? Submit your design and you could win a trip to Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, in January 2020 for the Winter Youth Olympic Games!
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Synergy and legacy at the heart of Lausanne’s 2020 vision

    A Youth Olympic Games edition “for young people, by young people, with young people”: that is the concept at the heart of the Lausanne 2020 project, as Olivier Delapierre, the Local Organising Committee (LOC)’s Head of Public Relations and Engagement, explains.
    13 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Charlotte Kalla on her third Olympic Games victory: “so much joy crossing the finish line”

    Charlotte Kalla has triumphed at each edition of the Winter Games in which she has competed – from winning gold in her very first race, the 10km freestyle at the Vancouver 2010 Games, to the first skiathlon event at PyeongChang 2018, via her victory in the 4x5km relay at Sochi 2014. She also shares the record for the number of Swedish medals won at the Games, with nine podium places. Here is an interview with a great champion, who still harbours many ambitions.
    10 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, KALLA, Charlotte
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Ice skating in China: a centuries-old story

    With a host of Olympic figure skating podium finishes since the Lillehammer Games in 1994, particularly in the pairs, and a first gold medal in the discipline won by Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo in Vancouver in 2010, China is now gearing up for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The country has an ice skating tradition that dates back several centuries.
    07 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Munich 1972

    Snapped: Mark Spitz on his remarkable seven-in-seven at Munich 1972

    Tall, dark, goggle-less and, most crucially of all, moustached, Mark Spitz is one of the most instantly recognisable Olympic athletes of all time. At the Munich 1972 Games the swimmer won seven gold medals in a scarcely believable seven world-record times. According to the man himself, his legendary performances were not wholly unexpected, goggles are over-rated, and the moustache was key. 
    07 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Munich 1972, SPITZ, Mark
  • News | YOG

    YOG spirit lives on in Innsbruck

    Seven years may have passed since the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Innsbruck in 2012, but the Austrian city is still experiencing the benefits of hosting the YOG.
    05 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Innsbruck 2012
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