Top five tips for Youth Olympic fans!

With just two days to go to the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, here are a few tips on how you can enjoy the Games to the max and be the ultimate Olympic fan:

1. Catch all the action on the Olympic Channel

The Olympic Channel global digital platform will present 300 hours of Lausanne 2020 coverage from 9 to 22 January, including live and on-demand event streaming, a 24/7 Youth Olympic Games Channel, daily highlights and news, a daily “Olympic Channel Live Show” on Facebook and Twitter, daily podcasts, streaming schedules, results and medal tables, and more! Multi-platform coverage on the Olympic Channel is subscription-free and will be available in all territories worldwide at, its apps for Android/iOS devices and connected TV devices, and across its social media handles.

2. Download the Lausanne 2020 app and win a trip to Tokyo 2020

Follow all the events live, revel in the highlights, and get access to the full competition schedule and results, the latest news and so much more. Have this app handy throughout the Games to witness the best young athletes in the world make history! Test your Olympic knowledge with Live Trivia for a chance to win a trip to Tokyo 2020.

Get the app and join the movement!

3. Tune into the YOG in your country!

With more Rights-Holding Broadcasters than ever before at a Winter YOG edition, Lausanne 2020 will air in 189 territories worldwide (compared to 89 for Lillehammer 2016). There will also be approximately 4,000 hours of coverage made available through broadcaster digital platforms. Fans in the host nation of Switzerland will have extensive free-to-air linear coverage on RTS 2 and La Télé, with the Opening Ceremony broadcast live on German (SRF 2), French (RTS 2, La Télé) and Italian (RSI 2) language channels.

4. Personalise your social content – Olympic-style!

YOG-up your social content with a game-changing digital sticker pack featuring the cuddly mascot Yodli, fun sports stickers and crazy snowboarding dogs! Olympic-rings sunglasses filters will be available on @Lausanne2020 and @olympicchannel Instagram and a Yodli mascot lens via @olympicchannel Snap.

5. Follow the YOG!

Watch live and go behind the scenes with athletes, exclusive interviews and the latest updates across various social handles. Sign up to the Lausanne 2020 newsletter to keep up to date on what to watch and the daily action.

The countdown is now on! Lausanne 2020 kicks off on 9 January.

Stay up to date with the latest news by following @Lausanne 2020 on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, TikTok and Snapchat.