Youth Olympics

Seefeld in good shape for Winter Youth Olympics after Nordic World Cup weekend

By David Gold

Jason Lamy_ChappuisDecember 19 - The latest stage of the Nordic World Cup was held in Seefeld, Austria, over the weekend at the venue which will host Nordic disciplines and biathlon during the the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games next month.

History made in Athens as Innsbruck 2012 flame is lit

By David Gold

Olympic torch_lit_Athens_December_17_2011December 17 - History was made today in Athens, where the flame for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games, taking place in Innsbruck next month, was lit – the first time that the flame has been lit for three Olympic events in the same city.

Final countdown to Innsbruck 2012 Youth Games begins

By David Gold

Josef Margreiter_Peter_Schrcksnadel_Franz_Klammer_Peter_Mennel_Egon_Zimmermann_Hannes_Gschwentner_14-12-11December 14 - With a month to go until the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, the final countdown to the Games has begun.

Dagestan set to bid for 2018 Youth Olympic Games

By Tom Degun

Basketball at_Youth_Olympics_Singapore_2010December 13 - Russia are set to launch a bid for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics through the state of Dagestan, as first reported on insidethegames.

British squad unveiled for Innsbruck 2012 Youth Winter Olympics

By David Gold

Katie Summerhayes_13-12-11December 13 - The British Olympic Association (BOA) has named the 23 athletes who will represent them at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck next month.

Innsbruck 2012 on schedule, says chief executive

By David Gold

Yoggl in_front_of_Innsbruck_2012_Olympic_VillageDecember 10 - The Innsbruck 2012 chief executive, Peter Bayer, has claimed that they are two weeks ahead of schedule in the construction of the Athletes' Village for the Youth Winter Olympic Games, taking place in the Austrian city next month.

Exclusive: We are seriously interested in Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympic bid, reveals BOA chief

By Tom Degun

andy hunt_08-12-11December 8 - British Olympic Association (BOA) chief executive Andy Hunt (pictured) has revealed that they will make a final decision about whether to put forward a bid for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games at their Board meeting in February.

Lillehammer awarded 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

Gilbert Felli_announces_Lillehammer_as_2016_Lausanne_December_7_2011December 7 - Lillehammer were today awarded the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2016 - which was hardly a surprise as they were the only candidate.

Strobl unveils Innsbruck 2012 medals

By David Gold

Innsbruck medalsDecember 6 - Fritz Strobl, the Austrian downhill gold medallist at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, has unveiled the medals for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games, taking place next month in Innsbruck.
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