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  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: Ippei Watanabe ready to make waves at Tokyo 2020

    Since winning gold in the men’s 200-metre breaststroke at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Japan’s Ippei Watanabe has developed into one of the world’s leading swimmers in this event.
    19 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020, Swimming, Japan
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 ticketing solutions to be provided by Alibaba Group

    Worldwide Olympic Partner Alibaba Group has been named as the Ticketing Systems and Services Provider for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 by the IOC and the Organising Committee (OCOG).
    18 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Alibaba
  • News | YOG

    YOG water babies making a splash on the world stage

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have been providing a springboard for aspiring aquatics stars since 2010. As the 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships are underway in Gwangju (Republic of Korea), we look at some athletes who are now making a splash on the global stage after shining at the YOG.
    17 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Aquatics
  • News | Olympic News

    Mills lights the way on and off the court

    When Patty Mills etched his name in the history books at Rio 2016 as the first indigenous man to play basketball for Australia at three Olympic Games, he also reinforced his position as a role model and inspiration on and off the court.
    16 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball, Australia
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 gets into “Plogging”

    Plogging is a Swedish concept which combines jogging and picking up litter. Developed in Scandinavia, it quickly spread to major cities all over the world, and these today form an important network for raising awareness about urban waste.
    15 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Helsinki 1952

    The legend of the Hungarian Golden Team was born at the Helsinki Games in 1952

    The Hungarian football team who were Olympic champions in 1952 in Helsinki were known as the “Golden Team” who revolutionised the sport, introducing the notion of players playing in multiple positions and pioneering a new formation, which gave rise to what we call “total football”. Their dazzling rise to stardom on the pitches of Europe ended with an unexpected defeat in Bern in the FIFA World Cup final in 1954 against West Germany.
    15 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Helsinki 1952, Football, Hungary
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: How Ellie Downie used the YOG as a platform for success

    Ellie Downie turned 15 years old the month before she brought four medals home from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014. After embracing the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the British gymnast is ready to use her experience to show the world what she can do in Tokyo next year.
    14 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Gymnastics, Great Britain
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