Norway to Host 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games

Norway will host the 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games at Lillehammer. The inaugural Youth Winter Olympics will be held in 2012 at Innsbruck in Austria, making the Norwegian event the 2nd ever Youth Winter Olympics. The bid from Norway was uncontended and received a majority vote. The city of Lillehammer hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics … Read more Norway to Host 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games

Kevin Rolland Watches With Interest As Ski Half Pipe Introduced to Olympics

French freestyle skier, Kevin Rolland, will be watching with interest as the Ski Halfpipe event is introduced to an Olympic event for the first time in January 2012. The Winter Youth Olympic Games will take place between 12th and 23rd January 2012 at Innsbruck and will feature the same expanded programme as the 2014 Sochi … Read more Kevin Rolland Watches With Interest As Ski Half Pipe Introduced to Olympics

Olympic Committee Concludes Visit to Nanjing, China

On Thursday 20th January 2011, the Coordination Commission for the 2014 Youth Olympics concluded a successful visit to Nanjing, China. The next host had just finished receiving a debrief from the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee who hosted the games in 2010. The Coordination Commission was “pleased” with the progress made by the local … Read more Olympic Committee Concludes Visit to Nanjing, China

Singapore: Youth Olympics Theme Tune Video Revealed

The Youth Olympics 2010 will take place in Singapore this August. The theme tune of the games will be “Everyone” – a song written and produced by Singaporean Ken Lim and performed by Jody Williams (Africa), Sean Kingston (Americas), Tabitha Nauser (Asia), Steve Appleton (Europe) and Jessica Mauboy (Oceania). The song will be performed at … Read more Singapore: Youth Olympics Theme Tune Video Revealed