The Youth Olympic Games are an international Olympic sporting event of the highest level for athletes aged 15 to 18 years old. They combine sport performance, culture and education in an authentic celebration of sport with a festive atmosphere. More
The building permit for the Vortex (residential zone) project has just been issued by the Commune of Chavannes-près-Renens. This project involves the construction of housing for students and academic guests as well as various public spaces. As part of the 2020 Youth Olympic Games, this future neighborhood will accommodate young athletes in one building. The construction work will start in March 2017.
This Wednesday, February 15th 2017, around 100 persons directly or indirectly involved in the organization of the 3rd Youth Olympic Games gathered to follow the progress of the Lausanne 2020 project. Ian Logan, the CEO, took this opportunity to present the working team as well as several partners that are already involved in the project. He also presented an overview of the state of progress in the different areas.
From February 6th to 19th the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held in St. Moritz. This major sports event was the opportunity for an official visit of a few members of the Lausanne 2020 YOGOC to discover the animated future Host venue of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games and exchange with the national and international winter sports federations.