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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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Ice Hockey Men's Skills Challenge
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Ice Hockey Men's Skills Challenge

Gold Medalist Eduard Casaneanu ROU competes in the Puck Control challenge in the Ice Hockey Men's Skills Challenge at The Kristins Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 18 February 2016
Jon Buckle/YIS/IOC
Ice Hockey Men's Skills Challenge
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Ice Hockey Men's Skills Challenge

Silver Medalist Sebastian Cederle SVK competes in the Puck Control challenge in the Ice Hockey Men's Skills Challenge at The Kristins Hall during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 18 February 2016
Jon Buckle/YIS/IOC
Ski Jumping Mixed Team
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Ski Jumping Mixed Team

Einar Luraas Oftebro NOR flies over Lillehammer during the trial round of the Ski Jumping Mixed Team Competition at Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 18 February 2016.
Thomas Lovelock/YIS/IOC
Ski Jumping Mixed Team
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Ski Jumping Mixed Team

Vid Vrhovnik SLO competes in the Final Round of the Ski Jumping Mixed Team Competition at Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 18 February 2016.
Thomas Lovelock/YIS/IOC
Ski Jumping Mixed Team
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Ski Jumping Mixed Team

Lara Malsiner ITA competes in the Ski Jumping Mixed Team Competition at Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 18 February 2016.
Thomas Lovelock/YIS/IOC
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