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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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Snowboard Cross Men's
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Snowboard Cross Men's

(From Left) Alex Dickson AUS, Jake Vedder USA, Sebastian Pietrzykowski GER and Evan Bichon CAN compete during the Men's Snowboard Cross finals at the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 15 February 2016.
Arnt Folvik/YIS/IOC
Snowboard Cross Men's
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Snowboard Cross Men's

(From Left) Sebastian Pietrzykowski GER, Merlin Surget FRA, Evan Bichon CAN and Pascal Bitschnau SUI compete during the Men's Snowboard Cross semifinals at the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 15 February 2016.
Simon Bruty/YIS/IOC
Biathlon Men's 10km Pursuit
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Biathlon Men's 10km Pursuit

Tuomas Harjula FIN (left) and Simon Gross GER compete in the Biathlon Men's 10km Pursuit at Birkebeineren Biathlon Stadium during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway, 15 February 2016.
Al Tielemans/YIS/IOC
Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating
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Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating

Gold medalist's Ekaterina Borisova RUS and Dmitry Sopot RUS in the Pairs Free Figure Skating competition at Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 15 February 2016.
Jed Leicester/YIS/IOC
Figue Skating Pairs Free Skating
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Figue Skating Pairs Free Skating

Silver medalist's Anna Duskova CZE and Martin Bidar CZE in the Pairs Free Figure Skating competition at Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 15 February 2016.
Jed Leicester/YIS/IOC
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