Nanjing 2014 - insidethegames.biz - Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games News http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:02:34 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb contact@insidethegames.biz (insidethegames) Public set to benefit from Nanjing 2014 legacy http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022724-public-to-continue-to-benefit-from-nanjing-2014-legacy http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022724-public-to-continue-to-benefit-from-nanjing-2014-legacy By Paul Osborne

The benefits of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will live on in the city as part of the event's legacy programme ©Nanjing 2014The event may be over but the legacy of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games lives on, Chinese officials claims, as residents of the the city continue to gain the benefit from the facilities used for the duration of the event.
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paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Nanjing 2014 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:58:01 +0100
Social media hailed key reason for success of Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022339-social-media-hailed-key-reason-for-success-of-nanjing-2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022339-social-media-hailed-key-reason-for-success-of-nanjing-2014 By Nick Butler

Social media was a key way used by Nanjing 2014 to best market the Games ©Nanjing 2014Nanjing 2014 have joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in claiming social media was a crucial contributory factor to the success of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in the Chinese city.]]>
nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:13:59 +0100
Nanjing 2014 closes with plea to take a photo of person next to you in "token of friendship" http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022219-nanjing-2014-closes-with-plea-to-take-a-photo-of-person-next-to-you-in-token-of-friendship http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022219-nanjing-2014-closes-with-plea-to-take-a-photo-of-person-next-to-you-in-token-of-friendship By Nick Butler in the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre

Nanjing 2014 was declared closed with an appeal to take photos in the "spirit of friendship" ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach closed the second Summer Youth Olympic Games here this evening with a plea for everyone to "not take a selfie, but greet and thank the person next to you and take their picture".]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:59:13 +0100 We will "do our best" to repeat innovation of Nanjing 2014 at future Olympics, says Bach http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022203-we-will-do-our-best-to-repeat-innovation-of-nanjing-2014-at-future-olympics-says-bach http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022203-we-will-do-our-best-to-repeat-innovation-of-nanjing-2014-at-future-olympics-says-bach By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Thomas Bach, speaking alongside Nanjing 2014 executive-president Yang Weize, was full of praise for these Youth Olympics ©ITGInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has vowed to "do his best" to allow exhibition events and initiation programmes to be showcased at future Olympic Games, although he admits this will require much "study and consultation".]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:21:26 +0100 Summer Youth Olympic Games: The Closing Ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022206-summer-youth-olympic-games-the-closing-ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022206-summer-youth-olympic-games-the-closing-ceremony nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:04:42 +0100 Azerbaijan earn triple gold before Peru win final event of Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022188-azerbaijan-earn-triple-gold-before-peru-win-final-event-of-nanjing-2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022188-azerbaijan-earn-triple-gold-before-peru-win-final-event-of-nanjing-2014 By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Peru celebrate after winning the boys football title for the final gold medal of the Games ©TwitterPeru won the final gold medal of the Summer Youth Olympic Games here this evening with a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the boys' football competition, while Azerbaijan and Russia were other countries to enjoy strong final days.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:21:54 +0100 "Selfies" to be showcased in special section of Nanjing 2014 Closing Ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022177-selfies-to-be-showcased-in-special-section-of-nanjing-2014-closing-ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022177-selfies-to-be-showcased-in-special-section-of-nanjing-2014-closing-ceremony By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Chen Weiya, pictured after being announced as chief director earlier this year, has revealed that selfies will play a role in the Closing Ceremony ©Nanjing 2014A homage to selfies will play a role in the Closing Ceremony of the Summer Youth Olympic Games due to take place here tomorrow evening.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:09:48 +0100 Summer Youth Olympic Games: Day 11 of competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022175-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-11-of-competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022175-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-11-of-competition paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Nanjing 2014 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:00:33 +0100 Lithuania secure thrilling 3x3 basketball victory with last play of game at Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022170-lithuania-secure-thrilling-3x3-basketball-victory-with-last-play-of-game-at-nanjing-2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022170-lithuania-secure-thrilling-3x3-basketball-victory-with-last-play-of-game-at-nanjing-2014 By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Lithuania following their overtime basketball victory ©Nanjing 2014Kristupas Zemaitis scored a jump-shot with less than a second left in overtime to secure a last ditch, and utterly thrilling, victory for Lithuania over France in the boys' 3x3 basketball final at the Summer Youth Olympic Games here tonight. ]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:54:10 +0100 IAAF President praises inaugural 8x100m relay at Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022171-iaaf-president-praises-inaugural-8x100m-relay-at-nanjing-2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022171-iaaf-president-praises-inaugural-8x100m-relay-at-nanjing-2014 By Paul Osborne at the 8x100m venue on Yanshan Road in Nanjing

IAAF President Lamine Diack has praised the inaugural 8x100m relay here in Nanjing ©Getty Images  International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has praised the inaugural 8x100 metres relay as an "excellent idea" following its showing at the Summer Youth Olympic Games here this evening.
]]> paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Nanjing 2014 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:52:18 +0100 Summer Youth Olympic Games: Day 10 of competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022154-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-10-of-competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022154-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-10-of-competition nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:19:18 +0100 South Korea and Slovenia claim handball titles on ninth day of Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022145-south-korea-and-slovenia-claim-handball-titles-on-ninth-day-of-nanjing-2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022145-south-korea-and-slovenia-claim-handball-titles-on-ninth-day-of-nanjing-2014 By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

South Korea celebrate after securing a thrilling handball title ©IHFSouth Korea and Slovenia took the respective male and female handball titles at the Summer Youth Olympic Games here this evening after emerging on top in two fast-paced and exciting finals.]]>
nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:44:55 +0100
Summer Youth Olympic Games: Day nine of competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022129-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-nine-of-competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022129-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-nine-of-competition paul.osborne@insidethegames.biz (Paul Osborne) Nanjing 2014 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:07:05 +0100 Lyles sprints to dominant victory in much needed boost for United States at Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022118-lyles-sprints-to-dominant-victory-in-much-needed-boost-for-united-states http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022118-lyles-sprints-to-dominant-victory-in-much-needed-boost-for-united-states By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Noah Lyles won the 200m for the US ©TwitterNoah Lyles provided a much desired boost following a largely underwhelming few days for the United States here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games by bursting clear to win the 200 metres in a swift 20.80sec.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:11:52 +0100 Argentine wins thrilling windsurfing title as sailing action resumes at Nanjing 2014 http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022111-argentinian-wins-thrilling-windsurfing-title-as-sailing-action-resumes http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022111-argentinian-wins-thrilling-windsurfing-title-as-sailing-action-resumes By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Nanjing

Francisco Cruz Saubidet Birkner takes a celebratory tumble following his windsurfing victory for Argentina ©TwitterSailing action belatedly concluded here today with victories for the past, present and future host nations of the Summer Youth Olympic Games: Singapore, China and Argentina.]]> nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:46:41 +0100 Summer Youth Olympic Games: Day eight of competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022104-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-eight-of-competition http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/live-blogs/1022104-summer-youth-olympic-games-day-eight-of-competition nick.butler@insidethegames.biz (Nick Butler) Nanjing 2014 Sun, 24 Aug 2014 01:21:14 +0100 Gold medals galore for China as Jamaican hurdler breaks world youth record http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022100-gold-medals-galore-for-china-as-jamaican-hurdler-breaks-world-youth-record http://www.insidethegames.biz/olympics/youth-olympics/2014/1022100-gold-medals-galore-for-china-as-jamaican-hurdler-breaks-world-youth-record By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Jaheel Hyde celebrates victory in the men's 110m hurdles ©Getty ImagesJamaica's Jaheel Hyde provided the highlight of a frantic day of athletics action inside the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium as he set a world youth record in the men's 110 metres hurdles at the Summer Youth Olympic Games. 
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