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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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Short Track Speed Skating Women's 1000m
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Short Track Speed Skating Women's 1000m

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Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1000m winnners
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Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1000m winnners

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Figue Skating Pairs Free Skating
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Figue Skating Pairs Free Skating

Justine Brasseur CAN and Mathieu Ostiguy CAN perform their Figure Skating Pairs Short Program at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre Storhamarhallen during Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 13 February 2016.
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Biathlon Men's 10km Pursuit
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Biathlon Men's 10km Pursuit

Ben Churchill CAN competes in the Biathlon Men's 10km Pursuit at Birkebeineren Biathlon Stadium during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 15 February 2016.
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Lindsey Vonn participates in Chat with Champions
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Lindsey Vonn participates in Chat with Champions

LILLEHAMMER - NORWAY - 15th Feb 2016: Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn during a chat with champions event at Hakkon Hall in Lillehammer, Norway.
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