Youth Olympics

Lillehammer 2016 "energised" by visit of IOC President with 18 months to go

By Nick Butler

Lillehammer 2016 claim to have been energised by the visit of IOC President Thomas Bach to inspect preperations ©Geir Owe FredheimLillehammer 2014 have hailed a two-day visit by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, along with the latest IOC Coordination Commission inspection, as "energising the bid" with 18 months to go until the second Winter Youth Olympics begin.

SAIC Motor to provide 300 "green" buses for Nanjing 2014

By Paul Osborne

Nanjing 2014 has signed SAIC Motor to be its exclusive motor vehicle partner ©Nanjing 2014SAIC Motor has been announced as the exclusive motor vehicle partner of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Camplin latest female appointed by Australia as Chef de Mission

By Duncan Mackay

Alisa Camplin has been appointed Chef de Mission of Australia's team at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer ©Getty ImagesAlisa Camplin has become the third woman appointed by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) to be Chef de Mission at an upcoming major event after it was announced she will lead the country's team at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer.

China celebrates 100-days to go until Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne

Celebrations are underway in China as the nation marks 100 days to go until the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games ©Nanjing 2014Celebrations have been held across China as the nation marks 100-days to go until the start of the 2014 Nanjing Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Flame lit to mark start of Virtual Torch Relay

By Nick Butler

The Flame has been lit to begin the Nanjing 2014 Virtual Torch Relay ©NYOGOCApril 30 - A Flame Lighting Ceremony steeped in tradition took place today at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens to mark the start of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Virtual Torch Relay.

Tickets now on sale for Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne

International tickets for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing have gone on sale ©ChinaFotoPress/Getty ImagesApril 16 - International tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

"Never worry about construction speed of Chinese people" says confident Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Zhang Mengjie and Li Baoping outlined the good progress made by Nanjing 2014 ©ITGApril 9 - Chinese officials have claimed there are no fears about whether they will be ready or not for this year's Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing. 

Tonga confirms identity of three out of four-strong team for Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler

Tonga have selected three of their four-strong team for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©TASANOCMarch 3 -  Tonga has announced the identity of three of the four athletes who will represent the Pacific Island nation at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in August.

Double Olympic hockey star Levy appointed Canada's Chef de Mission for Nanjing 2014

By Paul Osborne

Sandra Levy (left) has been appointed Chef de Mission for the Canadian team at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©Toronto Star/Getty ImagesMarch 20 - Two-time Olympian Sandra Levy has been named Canada's Chef de Mission for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Games in Nanjing, China, it was announced today. 
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