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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    On the road to Tokyo: Dorota Banaszczyk

    The Polish karateka talks about her stunning win at last year’s World Championships and her excitement ahead of karate’s Olympic debut next year in the birthplace of the sport.
    21 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Karate, Poland
  • News | Olympic News

    Carson Foster, US swimming's new phenomenon

    Having set several records in multiple age categories, over various distances and in different swimming disciplines, Carson Foster is now a 17-year-old athlete with just one dream: to become part of the USA's national team at the Olympic Games. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 should come just in time to see him break into the international elite alongside his biggest rival, none other than his brother Jake.
    18 May 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Channel, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Multi-talented USA surfer Coffin aiming to make history at Tokyo 2020

    Winter Olympians are perhaps not the obvious inspiration for a surfer, but the USA’s Conner Coffin, who is aiming to win one of his sport’s first-ever Olympic medals, is no ordinary competitor... 
    14 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    With Fanny Smith, Villars-sur-Ollon will be welcoming the world at the YOG Lausanne 2020

    The women’s skicross world number one, winner of the 2018-2019 season’s World Cup and silver medallist at the 2019 World Championships, is from Villars-sur-Ollon in the Vaud Alps. Fanny Smith’s resort will be one of the competition venues for the YOG Lausanne 2020, for skicross in particular. As an Ambassador for these YOG, she helped to design the course and skied it in January in front of her fans as part of the European Cup. Below is an interview with a totally committed champion.
    12 May 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Ski Cross
  • News | IOC News

    IOC President visits National Olympic Committees in Oceania

    President Bach wrapped up a tour of the National Olympic Committees of three islands in Oceania with a stop in Guam on Saturday. After a gala dinner as the guest of the NOC and its President Rick Blas, he visited the Governor of the island, Lourdes Leon Guerrero. The two leaders discussed the benefits of sport for health and education, and also the development of Olympic sport on the island.
    11 May 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates grab attention in April

    Several former Youth Olympic Games athletes made their mark on the international sporting stage in April. Here, Olympic.org looks at some of the highlights…
    10 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Celebrating the pride of Africa

    As the Senegalese capital Dakar continues preparations to host the fourth Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, we look back at five of the most spectacular performances from African athletes at previous editions of the YOG.
    06 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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