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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Viktória Čerňanská: the rising star of monobob

    Slovakian pilot Viktória Čerňanská has been dominating the international youth monobob series since its introduction by the IBSF ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. She is also among her country’s most promising young talents in athletics! Here we hear from a 17-year-old champion who will be one of the firm favourites to win in St Moritz, where the monobob competition will be held at the next YOG.
    07 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Monobob, Slovakia
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Nathalie Péchalat: “The emotion of sport doesn’t just come from winning”

    A three-time Olympian, double World Championship medallist and double European champion in the ice dance with her partner Fabian Bourzat, Nathalie Péchalat is looking forward to passing on her experience and values to the young athletes who will be competing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. Here, she explains why being an Athlete Role Model means so much to her.
    14 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Dance, France
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Big crowds hail trampoline world champions in gleaming gymnastics arena

    Tokyo’s sparkling Ariake Gymnastics Centre, the venue for artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics at the 2020 Games, hosted a hugely successful 2019 Trampoline World Championships, which ended on Sunday with a range of nations securing Olympic qualification and a big, boisterous crowd cheering on Japanese success. 
    02 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Trampoline
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Sandy Brémond speeding towards her Olympic dream

    Sandy Brémond is rapidly making her way to the top of the ski cross world. The 17-year-old champion from the Southern French Alps will be a serious contender at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, where she will make her Olympic bow and realise the first part of a childhood dream.
    24 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tactics at the fore in athletics mixed relay

    A mini-revolution in athletics is underway, with the introduction of a new event onto the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme: the 4x400m mixed relay. Doha 2019 saw the event make a successful World Championship debut, in which tactics very much came to the fore…
    21 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, Athletics
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Outstanding October for former YOG stars

    olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    The legend of Simone Biles continues to grow

    Not for the first time, Simone Biles has lit up the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. In Stuttgart, she claimed another five world titles to surpass the overall World Championship medal record, men and women combined. Winner of four Olympic golds at Rio 2016, the 22-year-old American now has Tokyo 2020 in her sights. She will be among the most hotly anticipated stars at the Games, where she is looking to add to her gold medal haul in the all-around and apparatus events.
    29 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Artistic Gymnastics, United States of America
  • News | Legacy

    Tokyo 1964: A remarkable success story

    Now seen as the real catalyst for Japan’s rebirth in the 20th century, the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, held in the Japanese capital, drew large crowds to all the competition venues. These Games also enjoyed global success due to the fact that they were the first in history to be broadcast live via satellite. Fifty-six years later, the Games are returning to Tokyo and look set to be just as successful!
    24 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
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