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The IOC is offering fans and young designers the opportunity to make Olympic history by designing the medal for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Submit entries via the website until 30 November 2013.

NANJING 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched a competition offering fans and young designers the opportunity to make Olympic history by designing the medal for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Chad le Clos of South Africa celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Butterfly final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

NANJING 2014: With less than one year to go to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Olympic swimming champion Chad Le Clos will be an official YOG Ambassador.

Nanjing 2014 One Year To Go

YOG: Olympic silver medallist and Youth Olympic Games gold medallist, Jessica Fox, is calling on aspiring young Australian athletes to ‘dream big’ to mark the one year to go milestone to the start of the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Pathways and Pedigrees

15 July 2013

Two young ladies with Olympic bloodlines are on track to realise their dreams of wearing the green and gold at the Games when they compete at the Junior Canoe Slalom World Championships in Liptovsky, Slovakia this week.

IOC President Jacques Rogge announces Buenos Aires as the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018 winning city on July 4, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC Extraordinary Session held on the two days will allow IOC members to follow the 2020 summer Olympics candidate cities bids, the IOC presidential candidates briefing, and will elect the host city of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018.

YOG: The 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games will be hosted by the city of Buenos Aires in 2018, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge announced today following a vote by the IOC members at an Extraordinary IOC Session in Lausanne.

Australian women's sevens captain Rebecca Tavo and Australian Youth Olympic Festival gold medallist Brooke Anderson after Australia won rugby sevens gold at the 2013 AYOF in Sydney, Australia in January 2013.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Women’s Sevens squad for the final two tournaments before the World Cup includes four of the standout players from the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games logo which draws on Hangul – the Korean alphabet – and Korea’s traditional humanism – Cheon-ji-in.

YOUTH OLYMPICS: The PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) today launched its official Olympic emblem in front of over 1,000 guests at a gala ceremony held simultaneously in PyeongChang and in Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea.

Buenos Aires (ARG), Medellin (COL) and Glasgow (GBR). The three cities in the running for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games host city.

The IOC has announced that Buenos Aires (ARG), Glasgow (GBR) and Medellín (COL) have been shortlisted in the bid to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2018.

Greta Small of Australia skis in the Women's Downhill during the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships on February 10, 2013 in Schladming, Austria.

SKI: Australian pocket rocket Greta Small has continued her sensational snow form to finish 25th in Super Combined at the 2013 World Ski Championships in Schladming, Germany.

Alpine skier Greta Small at the Far East Cup in Korea where she claimed two second place finishes and a victory to start the 2013 season.

The 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games gave some of Australia’s youngest and brightest stars the ultimate kick-start on the road to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.