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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A gold medal for design

    With the public competition to design the coveted medals awarded to athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 closing this month, we look back at the winning designs that featured at the five previous editions of the Games.
    17 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – Engaging young people

    As preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 gather pace, we explore how organisers are ensuring their mission statement of a Games “for young people, by young people, with young people” is successfully delivered.
    15 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Talking Tokyo: the YOG stars to watch

    As the Japanese capital marks 500 days to go until the start of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on 12 March, we focus on eight former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes who will be hoping to make a major impact in their respective sports.
    12 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Snapped: the moment that proved miracles do happen

    It is commonly known as the ‘Miracle on Ice’. In 2016, Sports Illustrated declared it to be the greatest moment in sporting history. But what was it like to captain the USA ice hockey team of rank outsiders to victory against the mighty Soviet Union at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games and score the winning goal? Mike Eruzione is the only man that knows… 
    22 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lake Placid 1980, Ice Hockey, United States of America
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Five medals, three Games, two consummate figure skaters

    On the anniversary of yet another triumph, Canada’s Tessa Virtue looks back on an Olympic journey like no other during which she and ice dance partner Scott Moir have beaten nerves, overcome ambivalence and taken the acclaim at multiple Olympic Games. 
    20 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating, Canada
  • News | Sarajevo 1984

    Snapped: Torvill & Dean relive the day they danced their way to enduring glory

    It is 35 years since British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean danced the Bolero at the Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984, but the passing of time has done nothing to dampen the worldwide fascination with their performance or lessen the impact it had on their sport.
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Figure Skating, Great Britain, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | Montreal 1976

    Snapped: reflections and revelations on Comaneci’s perfect 10

    The sight of the 1.5m 14-year-old gymnast Nadia Comaneci standing next to a digital scoreboard showing a mark of 1.00 at the Olympic Games Montreal 1976 is one of the most instantly recognisable sporting images of all time. The watching world quickly realised what it had witnessed: the first perfect routine by a gymnast in Olympic history. For the Romanian, it took a little longer to register. 
    31 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Montreal 1976, Artistic Gymnastics, COMANECI, Nadia
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