Discussion

Rogge hopes Youth Olympics bring rejuvenation

Updated: January 13, 2012, 6:16 AM ET
Associated Press

INNSBRUCK, Austria -- The International Olympic Committee is hoping the Winter Youth Games bring new sports and new formats to the traditional Olympics.

"We need to rejuvenate," IOC President Jacques Rogge said Friday at the opening of the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics. "We need to adapt to the wishes of the youths and not stay too conservative."

The event in Innsbruck, which ends Jan. 22, features sports such as snowboard slopestyle and ski halfpipe, which will be added to the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM