Nanjing 2014

Nanjing 2014 Athlete Role Models unveiled

By Zjan Shirinian

China's Liu Xiang has been unveiled as one of the 37 Athlete Role Models for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 17 - Thirty-seven sporting legends who it is hoped will inspire competitors at the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympics have been unveiled.

Swimmer Mark Chay appointed Singapore's Chef de Mission for Nanjing 2014

By Zjan Shirinian

Mark Chay (left) and Cecilia Low will support athletes at this summer's Youth Olympic Games ©Singapore National Olympic CouncilMarch 2 - Olympic swimmer Mark Chay has been appointed Singapore's Chef de Mission for the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing this summer.

Youth Olympic success will boost Beijing Winter Olympic hopes, claims Nanjing 2014 chief

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Sochi 

Yang Weize predicts a successful Youth Olympic Games would boost the prospects for Beijing 2022 ©Anna Konovalova/IOCFebruary 6 - A successful Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing later this year will boost the prospects of Beijing staging the Winter Games in 2022, it was predicted today.

Young rugby player John named as Trinidad and Tobago Nanjing 2014 Chef de Mission

By Emily Goddard

Kwanieze John (pictured far right) has been named as Trinidad and Tobago's Chef de Mission for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics ©Anthony Harris/Trinidad GuardianJanuary 16 - Rugby player Kwanieze John has been named as Trinidad and Tobago's Chef de Mission for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Slovakian announced as winner of Nanjing 2014 medal design competition

By Nick Butler

Slovakian winner Matej Čička celebrates winning the Nanjing 2014 medal designing competition ©Getty ImagesDecember 20 - A "modern, fresh and dynamic" design by 23-year old Slovak Mataj Čička has been announced as the winner of the competition to design medals to be used at next year's Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Sporting "flexibility" emphasised by Bach as new sports announced for Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler

Sport climbing will be among new sports showcased at Nanjing 2014, Bach announced ©AFP/Getty ImagesDecember 14 - Sport climbing, roller sports and skateboarding will each be showcased at next year's Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach revealed today.

US golf star Michelle Wie announced as Nanjing 2014 Ambassador

By Gary Anderson

October 21 - Michelle Wie has been unveilied as an official Ambassador for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic GamesUnited States golfer Michelle Wie has been officially unveiled today as a Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games Ambassador with just under 300 days to go until the start of the second ever staging of the Games.

Competition launched to "make Olympic history" and design medals for Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler

The competition is seeking medal designers for Nanjings 2014 Youth Olympic GamesSeptember 2 - Young fans and designers across the world have been provided with an opportunity to "make Olympic history" after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the launch of a competition seeking medal designs for the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

London 2012 swimming champion Le Clos becomes Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics ambassador

By Emily Goddard

Chad Le Clos has been named as a Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ambassadorAugust 30 - Chad Le Clos, the South African swimmer who won Olympic gold at London 2012, has been unveiled as the latest ambassador for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics.
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