Lillehammer 2016

Lillehammer 2016 launches mascot design competition

By Emily Goddard

Lillehammer 2016 is inviting young people to create its YOG mascot ©Lillehammer 2016March 5 - Lillehammer 2016 has launched a competition for the design of the Winter Youth Olympic Games mascot.

Lillehammer 2016 will introduce world to more exciting winter disciplines, claims chief

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Sochi

Tomas Holmestad see the Youth Olympics as a platform to boost the profile of future Olympic disciplines ©Lillehammer 2016February 11 - Tomas Holmestad, chief executive of Lillehammer 2016, has claimed the next Winter Youth Olympics will demonstrate a new array of exciting disciplines. 

Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games emblem revealed

By Paul Osborne

The Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games emblem has been revealed ©Lillehammer 2016November 15 - The emblem to be used at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, designed by four young university students, has been unveiled.

Lillehammer 2016 revises dates to coincide with 22-year anniversary of 1994 Olympics

By Emily Goddard

The Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympics will open 22 years after the Olympic Winter Games in the citySeptember 27 - The second Winter Youth Olympics taking place in Lillehammer has been rescheduled to coincide with the 22-year anniversary of the 1994 Winter Games Opening Ceremony, which also took place in the Norwegian city, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today.

Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Village targets lasting legacy

By Lauren Mattera at the World Sports Congress in London 

Lillehammer 2016February 26 - Lillehammer 2016 promises its Winter Youth Olympic Village will act as a catalyst for future development in Norwegian sport and is set to leave a lasting legacy as one of the strongest development regions in Northern Europe.

Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympics gets early boost from IOC Coordination Commission

By Tom Degun

LillehammerOctober 26 - Lillehammer 2016 has been given an early boost in its preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission praised plans for the competition.

Exclusive: Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympics could pave way for Norway 2022 Winter Games bid

By Tom Degun at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in London

Winter Youth_Olympics_27_AugustAugust 27 - Hosting a successful Winter Youth Olympic Games could help enhance Norway's international reputation and encourage a potential bid from the country for the 2022 Winter Games, said Siri Hatlen, the chair of Lillehammer 2016. 

Ruggiero to chair Lillehammer 2016 IOC Coordination Commission

By Tom Degun

Angela Ruggiero_08-03-12March 9 - Four-time Olympic medallist Angela Ruggiero (pictured) of the United States has been named as the chair for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer.

Exclusive: Lillehammer 2016 promise to bring own identity to Winter Youth Olympics

By Tom Degun

Siri Hatlen_10-02-12February 10 - Lillehammer 2016 will bring their own identity to the Winter Youth Olympic Games when they host the next event, the chair Siri Hatlen (pictured) has promised.
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