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Dipping into their Pockets for Charity

WHEN sailor Bernie Chin was awarded a $50,000 sports scholarship for winning a historic gold at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing in August, the 15-year-old was unsure how exactly he would use the money to further his sporting pursuits. ...

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Spectacular showing by Team Singapore at the Second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

The competition for Team Singapore at the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a close today when flag bearer and diver Jonathan Chan executed his final dive with his partner Ganna Krasnoshlyk from Ukraine in the mixed international team event. Over the past 11 days, 18 young athletes representing Singapore in eight sports have displayed grit and stellar performances to rise above the competition in Nan ...

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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Mascot Unveiled

The official mascot for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games has been unveiled by the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (NYOGOC). The official name of the mascot is "NANJINGLELE". NANJINGLELE is inspired by a unique natural feature of the host city known as the “Rain-Flower Pebble” (also translated as “Riverstone”). The design of the mascot takes the typical shape and appearance of this stone ...

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Exceeding All Expectations – Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympic Games

Innsbruck successfully hosted the first Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in January this year. It now shares a special place in Olympic history together with Singapore, which hosted the inaugural YOG in August 2010. What more, Innsbruck became the first city to welcome the Olympic Flame thrice - it hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1964 and 1976. From 13 to 22 January 2012, this picturesque city located on ...

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