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  • 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, On the road to Tokyo
  • 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 | Buenos Aires 2018

    Young archers right on target at Buenos Aires 2018

    The three archery events attracted large crowds at Parque Sarmiento, where the USA’s Trenton Cowles shone brighter than most, winning bronze in the mixed international team competition and gold in the men’s recurve individual. China’s Mengyao Zhang took the honours in the women’s individual competition, while France’s Kyla Touraine-Helias and Spain’s José Manuel Solera won the mixed team gold.
    26 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Archery
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Riders embrace change as Danes and Kazakhs seal victory

    The fast-moving five-day combined team events at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 came to an end on Thursday 17 October, with Denmark’s Sofie Heby Pedersen and Mie Saabye taking the women’s gold and Kazakhstan’s Gleb Brussenskiy and Yevgeniy Fedorov the men’s.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Cycling
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    It’s not all about the bike

    New Zealand’s Cailen Calkin is beyond exhausted. Normally a BMX racer, his body is designed for short, anaerobic bursts of speed. He has, he admits, “no endurance powers at all”. But on Saturday he did a cycling time trial, and on Sunday he competed in the road race - notoriously one of the most demanding feats in sport.
    16 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Cycling, New Zealand
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Cyclists face challenges on and off the road in new team format

    The cycling competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, which begins on day 7, will be an exciting experiment combining road and mountain bike events designed to test riders to their limits.
    13 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Cycling
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