For the first time a woman has been chosen to begin the Olympic Torch Relay in Ancient Olympia.
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A rehearsal at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe Convention Center on the outskirts of Tokyo has given a taster of a segment, expected to last 10 minutes.
Marie Krista won Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games gold for Switzerland up in the mountains here to delight the home supporters who had come out in force for the ski cross, where 24 competitors contested the women's title.
At the very spot where the Lausanne 2020 medals are presented each night, bandy has made its pitch for full Olympic inclusion in Italy at Milan-Cortina 2026.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has announced that its highest award is to be presented to Artemis Ignatiou, the choreographer of the flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has paid tribute to the winners of the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards, Malcolm Arnold and Ulla Koch, who received commemorative statuettes in a ceremony at Lausanne's Olympic Museum.
The 2019 World Athletics 200 metres champion Dina Asher-Smith has advised competitors at Lausanne 2020 to "be authentic" on social media.
Team Courage have won gold in the Mixed NOC Team event, bringing down the curtain on figure skating at the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games.
South Korea’s You Young won women’s singles figure skating gold at Lausanne 2020 with a magnificent performance which brought a standing ovation, but admitted she took nothing for granted.
Japan’s Opening Ceremony flag bearer Yuma Kagiyama snatched gold in the men’s singles figure skating at the last possible moment in a dramatic finale to the competition here at Lausanne 2020.
They came out in style in the mountains just across the border to welcome the Youth Olympic Games to France.
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.
Host nation Switzerland almost enjoyed a perfect start to these Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, taking three of the four gold medals on offer.
It fell to 14-year-old ice dancer Gina Zehnder - the youngest member of the Swiss team - to light the cauldron, setting the seal on the Opening Ceremony of these Winter Youth Olympic Games.
The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) flame will burn tomorrow night as the climax to the Opening Ceremony at Vaudoise Arena here in the Olympic capital, but preparations have been rocked by a horrifying accident to a performer in rehearsals.