Over 530 athletes, 130 coaches and 100 volunteers gathered in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires to take part in a 10-day sport and educational camp as part of a nationwide talent selection programme and test event for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Buenos Aires 2018
The World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) has hit back at claims it exploited break dancing as a "Trojan horse" to "get its foot in the door of the Olympics".
A petition has been sent to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) calling for the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) to be expelled from the Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) amid claims the body exploited break dancing as a "Trojan horse" to "get its foot in the door of the Olympics" and ensure its place on the programme for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.
Break dancing, karate and sport climbing have each been added as medal events to the Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games programme, it was announced here today.
IOC Coordination Commission claim "significant progress" made in Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Park after visit
Buenos Aires 2018’s Youth Olympic Park has seen “significant progress” according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission, after they conducted their third site visit.
A new multi-discipline event has been announced by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) after acrobatic gymnastics was added to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games programme.
Argentinian President Mauricio Marci has promised a "great party" when Buenos Aires hosts the Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018.
Construction schedule of Athletes Village for Buenos Aires 2018 is main challenge, chief executive claims
Ensuring the new Athletes' Village for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires is ready on time for the event is the main concern for organisers, its chief executive Leandro Larrosa told insidethegames here.
Argentinian hockey legend Luciana Aymar has been named as an official ambassador for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires.
Futsal, a form of five-a-side football, is to replace the standard 11-a-side format at the next Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in 2018.
Identical numbers of men and women are set to compete at the Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in what is set to mark the first time full gender equality has been achieved at any form of the Games.
Francisco Irarrázaval, chief executive of Buenos Aires 2018, has promised the Argentinian capital will deliver a Summer Youth Olympic Games that "will inspire" by focusing on human development and social integration and they are not thinking beyond that event.
Buenos Aires 2018 has vowed to bring sport to the 2.6 million young people residing in the Argentine capital, particularly its inner city residents, when it hosts the Summer Youth Olympic Games in four years' time.
March 15 - Lionel Messi, the world's bester footballer, has been named as an ambassador of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.
October 16 - Frankie Fredericks has been appointed as the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, it was announced today.