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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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Cross-Country Skiing Ladies' 5km Free
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Cross-Country Skiing Ladies' 5km Free

Gold Medalist Maya Yakunina RUS competes in the Cross-Country Skiing Ladies' 5km Free at the Birkebeineren Cross-Country Stadium during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 18 February 2016.
Jon Buckle/YIS/IOC
Cross-Country Skiing Men's 10km Free
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Cross-Country Skiing Men's 10km Free

Nikolay Viyachev BUL competes in the Cross-Country Skiing Men's 10km Free at the Birkebeineren Cross-Country Stadiumduring the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lillehammer Norway, 18 February 2016.
Simon Bruty/YIS/IOC
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