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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The future of figure skating is now

    Young figure skaters at Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games have shown the world how the future of the sport will look like. And the enthusiastic crowd at Lausanne Vaudoise Arena was truly wowed.
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Figure Skating
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    How winter Youth Olympians overcome 'the fear'

    For many athletes competing in the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, fear is a challenging psychological hurdle.
    15 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Freestyle skiing prodigy Burmansson back and better than ever

    Jennie-Lee Burmansson has great news for freestyle skiing fans; she is back and feeling stronger than ever after using a year out injured to work on her physical strength, mental capacity and technique.  It may not, however, be such good news for her rivals for gold at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
    03 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mattéo Baud – Nordic combined at the YOG on home soil

    Aged 17, Mattéo Baud is one of the most promising talents in French Nordic combined skiing. He will be representing his country at the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 in a rather unusual context, as the competitions will be held on home soil – at the Jason Lamy-Chappuis Stadium in Les Tuffes, Prémanon, in the French Jura.
    28 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Nordic Combined, France
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Heidler has mixed feelings about reallocated silver after seven-year wait

    German hammer thrower Betty Heidler felt a spectrum of emotions after her bronze medal from the Olympic Games London 2012 was upgraded to silver following the disqualification of champion Tatjana Lysenko.
    10 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, London 2012, Germany
  • News | Fight against doping

    Athletes tell WADA World Conference on Doping in Sport how they got their moments back thanks to IOC Olympic medal reallocation process

    British javelin thrower Goldie Sayers and Polish hammer thrower Anita Wlodarczyk were today given the opportunity to share how they were finally awarded their rightful Olympic medals after their fellow competitors were disqualified following anti-doping rules violations. 
    06 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Fight against doping, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Mario and Sonic set for new adventure in Tokyo 2020 video game

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 as part of its global licensing programme. The game has been developed by SEGA in association with the IOC’s exclusive interactive entertainment software licensee, International Sports Multimedia (ISM).
    05 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    In Amsterdam in 1928, Lina Radke was the first female Olympic 800m champion, but…

    Women made their athletics debut at the Games of the IX Olympiad in the Dutch capital, with five events on the programme. But one of these created considerable controversy: the 800m won by Germany’s Lina Radke. Wrong impressions, falsified reports in the press and the concerns of medical staff at the time led to the event being excluded for the next 32 years. Explanations from Dr Richard Budgett, the IOC’s Medical and Scientific Director, and IOC Vice-President Anita DeFrantz.
    03 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Athletics, Germany
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