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Summer can't stop young skiers

Summer can't stop young skiers

6 November 2015

While the weather may be heating up, two of Australia’s leading young cross country skiers are not letting the change of seasons interrupt their aspirations for success at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

IOC reaching young audiences with the Winter Youth Olympic Games - #iLoveYOG

IOC reaching young audiences with the Winter Youth Olympic Games - #iLoveYOG

5 November 2015

Marking 100 days to go, the International Olympic Committee today announced its latest social media campaign asking athletes to share their love of sport and get active.

Aussies ready as Lillehammer 2016 enters final countdown

Aussies ready as Lillehammer 2016 enters final countdown

4 November 2015

There are just 100 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games get underway in Lillehammer, Norway and Australia’s finest young winter sports stars are finalising their preparations for the biggest event of their lives.

Arthur flying towards Lillehammer berth

Arthur flying towards Lillehammer berth

30 October 2015

Emily Arthur was not your typical nine-year-old kid.

Lillehammer 2016 experience to be invaluable for young winter stars

Lillehammer 2016 experience to be invaluable for young winter stars

26 October 2015

Greta Small discusses her Youth Winter Olympic Games experience and the boost it gave to her career.

Morton heads to Italian biathlon school ahead of Lillehammer

Morton heads to Italian biathlon school ahead of Lillehammer

15 October 2015

Budding biathlon star Darcie Morton may just be the only Australian that can count the sport as a class at school.

Friends to race off for Youth Olympics spot

Friends to race off for Youth Olympics spot

7 October 2015

Two young speed skaters will put friendships to one side as they prepare to race off for a spot at next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG) taking place in Lillehammer from 12 – 21 February.

Lillehammer 2016 “rocking the Youth Olympic Games”

Lillehammer 2016 “rocking the Youth Olympic Games”

7 October 2015

With just under 130 days to go to the Lillehammer Youth Games, local organisers have presented their final preparations to the IOC Coordination Commission.

Kneller appointed YOG Young Ambassador

Kneller appointed YOG Young Ambassador

2 September 2015

Australian dual winter Olympian Scott Kneller has been appointed as a Young Ambassador for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

“Queen Yuna” reigns again over the Winter Youth Olympic Games

28 August 2015

The International Olympic Committee today announced South Korean figure skating legend Yuna Kim as the latest Ambassador to support the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, which will take place from 12 to 21 February next year in Norway.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

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Did you know?

Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.

Did you know?

Twins John and Tom Anderson both won gold medals in different sailing events at the 1972 Munich Olympics.