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WHAT IS YOG?

The Youth Olympic Games are an elite sporting event for young people from all over the world. The sports programme is based on that of the Olympic Games, with 28 sports featured on the summer programme and 7 on the winter programme.

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Lausanne 2020

Lausanne named Winter Youth Olympic Games host for 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today named Lausanne, Switzerland, as the host city of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2020.

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DISCOVER THE COMPETE, LEARN AND SHARE GATEWAY

Your journey to becoming an ambassador of sport and a champion in life starts here! Featuring videos, quizzes, stories and more, this one-stop shop of resources and tools organised around the five themes of the Youth Olympic Games’ Learn & Share programme is designed to help you become the best you can be both on and off the field of play.

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Speed Skating Ladies' 500m
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Speed Skating Ladies' 500m

Min Sun Kim KOR competes during the Ladies' 500m Speed Skating race during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 13 February 2016.
Al Tielemans/YIS/IOC
Cross-Country Skiing Men's Cross-Country Free
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Cross-Country Skiing Men's Cross-Country Free

Winners of the Men's Cross-Country Cross Free Final 1st Magnus Kim KOR 2nd Thomas Helland Larsen NOR 3rd Lauri Mannila FIN during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 13 February 2016.
Thomas Lovelock/YIS/IOC
Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating
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Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating

Anna Duskova CZE and Martin Bidar CZE perform their Figure Skating Pairs Short Program at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre Storhamarhallen during Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 13 February 2016
Al Tielemans/YIS/IOC
Alpine Skiing Men's Super G
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Alpine Skiing Men's Super G

River Radamus USA competes in Alpine Skiing Men's Super-G at the Hafjell Olympic Slope during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 13 February 2016.
Simon Bruty/YIS/IOC
Speed Skating Ladies' 500m
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Speed Skating Ladies' 500m

Moe Kumagai JPN competes during the Ladies' 500m Speed Skating race during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 13 February 2016.
Al Tielemans/YIS/IOC
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