International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed a call for the introduction of a Refugee Team at the 2026 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar.
The Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympics was a special theme of this year's Pyeongchang Peace Forum, with North Korea's participation in the Games among the points of discussion.
Olympic shooting champion Bindra tells Global Sports Week India should seek Youth Olympics as first step to hosting main Games
India’s Olympic gold medal shooter Abhinav Bindra told Global Sports Week Paris today that it would be better for his country to focus on hosting the Youth Olympic Games before pursuing ambitions to hold the Olympics and Paralympics.
International Wushu Federation (IWUF) President Gou Zhongwen urged the Executive Board to make "great efforts" for the sport's Youth Olympic Games debut at Dakar 2026.
The postponement of the Youth Olympic Games in Dakar to 2026 gives organisers a "unique opportunity to further optimise their delivery plans", International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Kirsty Coventry has claimed.
Ten years ago, teenage sailor Darren Choy ignited the Flame on a floating stage at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to set in motion the newest addition to the Olympic calendar.
Next month marks the 10-year anniversary of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
The 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Dakar have been pushed back by four years to 2026, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced.
Further meetings have been held to discuss Thailand's bid for the 2026 Youth Olympic Games, with progress updates given.
Indian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Nita Ambani has claimed a successful Youth Olympic Games (YOG) bid from the country will be its gateway to securing the hosting rights to a future Olympic Games.
Senegalese President Macky Sall has launched construction of a new 50,000-capacity stadium in Diamniadio in the West African country destined to stage events at the 2022 Youth Olympic Games.
The one-day International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here in Lausanne was short on decisions, but firmly showed the direction of travel for the organisation on several issues set to dominate the headlines in the coming year.
It was double biathlon gold for Russia at Les Tuffes Nordic Centre, in the first Youth Olympic Games events to be staged on French soil.
Dakar 2022 Coordination Commission chair Kirsty Coventry has warned it is essential the Organising Committee is created and Government funding released to ensure the Senegalese city can prepare effectively for the Summer Youth Olympic Games.
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has encouraged participants at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics to enjoy the experience.