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Greater gender equality and innovation for Lausanne 2020

Greater gender equality and innovation for Lausanne 2020

10 July 2017

The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting concluded today with a number of innovative and impactful decisions for the future of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

“Parks concept” to take Youth Games to the next level

“Parks concept” to take Youth Games to the next level

6 July 2017

Buenos Aires 2018 is set to take the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to the next level as an event that engages young people.

AOC partners with Pacific School Games

AOC partners with Pacific School Games

25 May 2017

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates has welcomed a partnership with the Pacific School Games with under 200 days to go before the 10th edition begins in Adelaide later this year.

A show jumpers' journey to Buenos Aires 2018

A show jumpers' journey to Buenos Aires 2018

19 May 2017

The Olympic journey for Australia’s young showjumping riders will begin on June 10 and 11 at Camden’s Bicentennial Park in NSW.

Calling all budding sports reporters for the Youth Olympic Games

Calling all budding sports reporters for the Youth Olympic Games

10 May 2017

Do you have what it takes to capture the passion of sport in a photo, a video or with words?

Video qualification for Breaking at Buenos Aires launched

Video qualification for Breaking at Buenos Aires launched

8 May 2017

"Break-through" innovation has been redefined for the forthcoming Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, with Friday's launch on the online qualification system for Breaking.

Aussies claim Oceania Beach Handball gold and silver

Aussies claim Oceania Beach Handball gold and silver

8 May 2017

The Australian boys have claimed the Oceania title and gold medal and our girls are runners up, taking a silver medal at the event in Raratoga in the Cook Islands between May 3-5.

Calling all young Aussie break dancers

Calling all young Aussie break dancers

13 April 2017

The world’s best young break dancers will get their chance to throw it down on the Olympic stage as dance sport makes its Games debut at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Skaters ready to roll at Buenos Aires 2018

Skaters ready to roll at Buenos Aires 2018

24 March 2017

Roller sports will see 12 male and 12 female athletes race around a patinodrome in Argentina’s capital city in October next year.

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One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

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?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).