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  • News | YOG

    YOG stars set to shine bright in 2019

    More and more Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes are making their mark on the global stage. Here, we highlight some of those who are set to make a big impact in 2019…
    17 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Volunteers, an essential ingredient of the Winter YOG Lausanne 2020

    They are called the “Games-makers”, and no Olympic Games can take place without them. They are the volunteers, and they perform, in their thousands, a wide range of duties relating to national team delegations, the public, the media and the competition sites. Cédric Destraz, the head of the Local Organising Committee for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020’s volunteer programme, tells us what it involves before, during and after the Games.
    15 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: YOG gold medallist Tomas Portyk poised for next step

    Czech Republic Nordic combined athlete Tomas Portyk may be only 22 years old, but he is already a mainstay on the FIS World Cup circuit. If recent performances and valuable experience gained are any indication, the two-time Olympian should contest for victories and podiums for many seasons to come.
    14 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Czech Republic, Nordic Combined, Innsbruck 2012
  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars end 2018 in style

    As the sporting year came to an end in December, a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy demonstrating their talents at some of the biggest events in their sports.
    11 Jan 2019 | Olympic News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mathilde Gremaud’s inspiring journey – a year before the YOG Lausanne 2020

    One year to the day before the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 get underway, we take a look at the inspiring story of Switzerland’s Mathilde Gremaud, a member of the Organising Committee’s Athletes’ Council.  
    09 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Switzerland, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 mascot Yodli unveiled at “One Year to Go” celebration

    In just one year, the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games will kick off in Lausanne, Switzerland. To celebrate the milestone, the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Organising Committee (YOGOC) unveiled its mascot, “Yodli”, designed by students from a local art school.
    09 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    Generation Games: how the IOC is working to evolve the Olympic Games for the next generation of athletes and fans

    Olympic sport today looks very different to when the Games were revived by Pierre de Coubertin at the end of the 19th century. The competitors are fitter and stronger. The equipment and venues are more technologically advanced. And gone are events such as tug of war and underwater swimming, replaced by modern, youthful disciplines like BMX and 3x3 basketball. 
    27 Dec 2018 | Olympic News
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