Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Youth Olympic Games 2018

YOG : India U18 Women beat Austria to claim opening day victory
The Indian U-18 Women’s Hockey team today started their Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaign with a 4-2 victory over Austria in their first Hockey 5s match of the competition here at the Parque Polideportivo Roca. After the Men's team's victory earlier in the day, the U-18 Women's...
YOG : Indian U18 Men claim opening day victory against Bangladesh
The Indian U-18 Men’s Hockey team registered an emphatic 10-0 win over Bangladesh in their opening match of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games to start their Hockey 5s campaign on a positive note at the Parque Polideportivo Roca here today. The Indian team were helped by goals from Rabichandra Moirangthem...
Australia : Youth Olympic Games campaign to begin on Monday
Australia’s male and female Hockey teams will begin their 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaigns in the early hours of Monday (AEST) in Buenos Aires. The Australian Youth Olympic Team arrived in Argentina midway through this week for the Games which officially commence on Saturday 6 October running through to Thursday...
YOG : Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games to begin on Sunday
The men's and women's hockey events at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games get underway this Sunday, 7 October, in Argentina's capital city. In the women’s event, hosts Argentina will be joined by Australia, Austria, China, India, Mexico, Namibia, Poland, South Africa, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Zimbabwe. The men’s event will...
YOG : Canada's U18 Men's Team sets sight on podium finish
It was six months ago that the Canadian U18 Men’s team was sitting in the hot bleachers in Guadalajara, Mexico watching the Youth Pan-Am gold-medal match between Mexico and Argentina. Canada had punched their ticket to the Youth Olympics, but according to Head Coach Geoff Matthews, the team wanted...
India : U-18 Men and Women's Hockey Teams leave for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
The excitement among the Indian U-18 Men and Women's Hockey Team was palpable as they assembled at the Indira Gandhi International Airport to leave for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games in the early hours of Tuesday. This is the first time an Indian Team will be participating in Hockey...
YOG : One-stop guide to Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games 2018
When do they start? The Opening Ceremony will take place October 6th, competitions will begin October 7th and run through October 18th. Elite sporting teenagers from around the world will descend upon Buenos Aires to test themselves against their peers. Singapore hosted the inaugural Summer YOG in 2010. The multi-sport event already has unearthed several global sports stars. ...
YOG : "I keep telling myself my job is easy, as all I have to do is stop the ball." Nepo Serage
First-year physiotherapy student Nepo Serage has been making big waves in hockey circles since becoming the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) first-team goalkeeper just eight months after joining the squad. Now, 18-year-old Serage will be jetting off to Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of the team representing South Africa at...
YOG2018 : "It is only by training, you can be the best version of yourself." Matías Paredes
At 36-years of age and with more than 360 caps to his name, Matías Paredes is definitely a hockey player who knows what it takes to get to, and stay at, the top. The midfielder was part of the Argentina gold medal-winning squad at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and...
YOG : Game Village is ready to welcome the athletes.
During the Youth Olympic Games, the Village will house 6,286 residents, composed of athletes, coaches and sports federation representatives. In total, there will be 7,016 beds available and a dining room with the capacity to seat 2,300 people. For a little more than two weeks, it will be a small...
YOG : “The feeling of being selected for the youth Olympic team was one I could never put in words,” Duncan said.
Naomi Duncan heads to the Youth Olympics only months after making her Australian debut Naomi Duncan, 17, has had a passion for hockey since the day she was able to hold a stick in her little hands. She played her first game on her local grass fields at the age of...
YOG : "Youth Olympics is such a good way to get a new crop of kids up and playing." Jen Bowtell
Vanuatu Hockey hopes competing at the Youth Olympics will inspire more young people in the country to pick up a stick and give the sport a go. The Vanuatu men's and women's Under 18 teams finished runners up in the Oceania Qualifier in Port Moresby at the weekend to earn...
YOG : "Buenos Aires 2018 always set out to bring sport to the people." IOC Coordination Commission Chair Li Lingwei
Using the Youth Olympic Games as a catalyst, BAYOGOC has implemented a very ambitious youth engagement programme by organising over 1,300 sporting and cultural events and initiatives in schools and community sports clubs over the last four years. One million young people will have actively participated in YOG-themed activities,...
YOG : "The Hockey5s is a a really exciting version of the game” Rowan Childs
Tsawwassen and the Delta Falcons will certainly be well-represented when it comes to the U18 men’s field hockey competition at the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Argentina. Lifelong teammates Brendan Guraliuk and Rowan Childs are two of the nine players named to the Canadian team that will be competing in Buenos Aries...
YOG : "The Youth Olympic Games will be a great to showcase for hockey 5s." Jon Wyatt, FIH’s Sport and Development Director
WITH THE SHORTENED VERSION OF THE SPORT ON THE PROGRAMME AT THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) FOR THE SECOND TIME, THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY FEDERATION (FIH) IS HOPING THE FORMAT WILL BOOST ITS PLAN TO GROW THE SPORT GLOBALLY. Innovation is the key to success. This is a mantra particularly relevant...

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