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Youth Olympics relay provides the perfect mix of sports, fun

2014-08-28 06:59

The mixed team relay at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games demonstrated on Tuesday how sport can transcend differences, bring people together and turn strangers into friends.

Wired to wow

2014-08-28 07:05

Students of major martial arts school endure tough training for high-wire act at Youth Olympics show.

There is no place like home

2014-08-27 10:47

For Henry Choong, a young British modern pentathlete, the memory of competing in China during the Nanjing Youth Olympics will always hold a special place in his heart.

Young reporter hits new beat

2014-08-26 11:09

Jerick Sablan, a young reporter from Guam, had never been able to shift his focus from covering hard news to light and fun events until the Nanjing Youth Olympics.

Closing with a flourish

2014-08-25 14:39

The closing ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games will feature eight distinct parts and each will have a theme like "Five Continents' celebrations", "City of Youth" and "Tomorrow", said Chen Weiya, chief director of the opening and closing ceremonies.

More aggressive 3-on-3 format wows the crowds

2014-08-25 13:43

Boasting a dynamic and free style that appeals to young athletes, the 3-on-3 basketball event is growing in popularity at the Nanjing Youth Games as representatives of the sport hope for its inclusion in the Olympics.

Youth doing China proud

2014-08-22 18:08

China's vice-minister of sports is encouraging local athletes to continue with their off-court communication and cultural exchanges to forge a vibrant and outgoing image of modern China.

Coubertin's manuscript on show

2014-08-22 17:48

Visitors to Nanjing's Olympic Museum can expect to see an original manuscript by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympics.

Fireworks produce fewer air pollutants

2014-08-20 17:58

The fireworks of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, which lit up the sky at the opening ceremony and will do so again at the closing ceremony, used advanced pyrotechnics technology and environmentally friendly materials to produce far less pollutants than traditional fireworks.

Tickets selling fast for closing ceremony

2014-08-20 17:40

If you want to watch the closing ceremony of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, you may need to book the tickets very soon.

IOC executive: Beijing a 'good chance' for 2022

2014-08-20 17:25

Ugur Erdener, a member of IOC Executive Board, said Beijing has a good chance to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, citing pleasant personal experiences during the 2008 Summer Games in the Chinese capital.

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