Innsbruck 2012

History made in Athens as Innsbruck 2012 flame is lit

By David Gold

Olympic torch_lit_Athens_December_17_2011December 17 - History was made today in Athens, where the flame for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games, taking place in Innsbruck next month, was lit – the first time that the flame has been lit for three Olympic events in the same city.

Innsbruck 2012 on schedule, says chief executive

By David Gold

Yoggl in_front_of_Innsbruck_2012_Olympic_VillageDecember 10 - The Innsbruck 2012 chief executive, Peter Bayer, has claimed that they are two weeks ahead of schedule in the construction of the Athletes' Village for the Youth Winter Olympic Games, taking place in the Austrian city next month.

Strobl unveils Innsbruck 2012 medals

By David Gold

Innsbruck medalsDecember 6 - Fritz Strobl, the Austrian downhill gold medallist at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, has unveiled the medals for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games, taking place next month in Innsbruck.