Youth Olympics

Russia and Azerbaijan weigh up joint 2018 Summer Youth Olympics bid

By David Gold

DagestanOctober 24 - A joint Russia-Azerbaijan bid to host the Youth Olympic Games in 2018 could be launched, the vice-president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has claimed.

Furnishing of Innsbruck 2012 Olympic Village begins

By David Gold

Innsbruck Olympic_VillageOctober 20 - The first pieces of furniture have arrived at the Olympic Village in Innsbruck ahead of January's Youth Winter Olympic Games.

Monterrey 2018 Youth Olympic Bid Committee meet with PASO President

By Tom Degun in Guadalajara

Monterrey 2018October 15 - The Monterrey 2018 Youth Olympic Games Bid Committee has held a meeting with the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) President Mario Vazquez Rana here, as they look to step up their attempt to host the event.

USSA names top athletes to compete at Innsbruck 2012

By David Gold

Ben Berend_AJ_Brown_Yoggl_Emilee_Anderson_and_coach_Greg_Crawford_10-10-11October 14 - Fifteen athletes have been nominated by the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) to participate in the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck.

Innsbruck 2012 pays tribute to 1,400 volunteers set to work at Youth Winter Games

By David Gold

innsbruck volunteers_12-10-11October 12 - Tribute was paid to the 1,400 volunteers participating at the inaugural 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games  at the "Volunteer Kick Off" in Olympiaworld, Innsbruck, where the Games will be held in three months time.

Singapore's Trade Minister heads to Nanjing on a trade mission

By David Gold

Teo Ser_Luck_11-10-11October 11 - Teo Ser Luck (pictured centre with International Olympic Committee President Jacque Rogge), Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry, is leading a business mission to Nanjing, hosts of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, to look at potential commercial opportunities.

Innsbruck 2012 announce Youth Olympic Torch relay route

By David Gold

innsbruck 2012_torch_relay_07-10-11October 9 - The route of the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Torch Relay has been revealed, taking in 65 sites over 18 days and involving 2012 torchbearers.

Figure skater Kim named as latest Innsbruck 2012 ambassador

By David Gold

yuna kim_07-10-11October 7 - South Korean figure skating Olympic champion Yuna Kim has been announced as a Winter Youth Olympic Games ambassador for Innsbruck 2012.

Philippine sports officials on the hunt for talent for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics

By David Gold

Chito Loyzaga_04-10-11October 6 - The Philippines is hoping to identify youngsters who can represent the country during the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing 2014.
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