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Welcome to the Olympic Channel's weekly social media roundup, The Lowdown.

We bring you the best of social media from athletes to fans as we look at the lighter side of sport, gear up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and celebrate the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.

Watch on Instagram or YouTube stories (through your mobile application), and get involved by messaging or tagging us with the best clips you've made or seen each week.

May 15 – Ball is life 🏀

Imagine all your favourite sports mixed together in one happy family – welcome to The Lowdown.

May 8 – Oh happy day ☺️

A dancing granny, a very excited dad and some impressive athletic skills. This is bound to put a smile on your dial.

tokyo2020 #homeworkout #staystrong #stayhealthy

May 1 – Practise, practise, practise 🎯

Your body can stand almost anything, it's your mind you need to convince. Here's some motivation to help get you going.

April 24 – Movin' & Groovin' 💃

We know you've got rhythm and flow, so don't be afraid to let it show. This week's ep of The Lowdown is packed with goodness galore.

April 17 – All the feels 🧡

We hear you, we see you and we invite you to take two and embrace some joy and laughter from athletes around the world.

April 10 – Making the most of time 🕒

Magic can still be made in isolation and some are using the time very wisely. Check out The Lowdown to see what we mean.

April 3 – Listen up 👂

In need of some inspiration? Look no further because we're got all you covered.

March 27 – Creativity is king🌻

Times like these call for kindness, strength, love and creativity. Get your dose of all of the above right here!

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March 20 – Better together 🏠

People power makes a difference and no matter where you are, we’re still connected and sharing positive vibes.

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March 13 – It’s a class act 😎


There’re some silky skills out there and we’ve found some gems this week. Check out our latest ep for some impressive mastery.

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March 6 – Let’s have some fun!

Playing sport is lots of things, but mostly, it’s fun. Check this out and enjoy.

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February 28 – Silky skills

Put yourself to the test. How do your skills compare to the athletes in our latest ep?

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February 21 – Boxing edition

Don’t roll with the punches – get in on them! Double Olympic Champ Nicola Adams joins us to bring you all the Tokyo 2020 boxing qualification events so get pumped for the bouts with our latest episode of The Lowdown.

February 14 – For the love of sport

What’s love got to do with sport? Everything!
We’re celebrating the joy that sport brings, so jump on the love train with our latest weekly episode.

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February 7 – Who let the cat out?

Check out which champions have been trying some new training methods. 

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January 31 - Never a dull moment

We're keeping it fresh with some breaking, surfing, snowboarding and some Super Bowl love. So sit back and enjoy your latest dose of The Lowdown.

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January 22 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 13

The Winter Youth Olympics have come to an end. Freestyle skiing big air makes its debut and the athletes head home in style! 🎉🎉

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January 21 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 12

It's a @tokyo2020 takeover at @lausanne2020.

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January 20 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 11

It's South Korean short track speed skating domination, but how do they do it?

And how snowboard cross athletes tackle obstacles like snow bumps.

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January 19 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 10

Would you ski jump 90m to fly through the sky?
These Winter Youth Olympians do it effortlessly, and the first ever breaking youth gold medallist, @bumblebee_outstanding is here, breaking on the snow!

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During the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, Olympic Channel are producing a special Lowdown show for every day the Games is underway, presented by MD.

All episodes are available to watch on Instagram or YouTube stories (through your mobile application), and here's some info on the previous shows you may have missed:

January 18 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 9

Puppies in the snow and the halfpipe is in action overnight while the athletes sleep.
Catch up on day 9 of the Winter Youth Olympics on the Lowdown.

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January 17 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 8

How does it feel to be a luger? The short track speed skaters have mad strength, and windy conditions do not seem to affect the #snowboarders. Catch up on the Winter Youth Olympics here on the Lowdown.

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January 16 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 7

How the Youth #Olympians are taking it from bad to great... real fast, and don't leave your jeans outside, they'll freeze.

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January 15 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 6

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January 14 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 5

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We take a look at Wushu, the new sport coming to the next Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), dive into the dynamics of pair skaters, and feature ice hockey 3 on 3 featuring multiple countries in one team.

January 13 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 4

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You Young, the South Korean skater checking off all the marks on the Olympic path, and the Netherlands increase their lead in number of Olympic speed skating medals.

January 12 - Lausanne 2020 - Winter Youth Olympics Day 3

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The first Youth Olympic figure skating medallists are here, plus speed skating from a frozen lake (the first time at the Olympics since 1948).

January 11 – Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics Day 2

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Was ski ballet really in the Olympics? Did moonwalking ever make its debut? As the athletes pile into the village, we’re testing their Olympic knowledge.

January 10 – Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics Day 1

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The Games begin. Everything that went down for the opening of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

December 27 – Training and motivation special 💪

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Ash presents a dose of inspiration to get you excited and motivated for 2020.

December 20 – Vacation special 🌴

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Hello holiday season. How do Olympians and athletes relax? Look no further!

December 6 – Flying high 🦋

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You don’t need wings to fly. Join us while we soar!

November 29 – Don’t worry, be happy 😄

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Sport is all about having fun and enjoying yourself, and that’s what we’re celebrating in our latest episode!

November 22 – Inspiration injection ⚡

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We’re all about the good vibes and good times, so get amongst it all in our latest ep!

November 15 - Keeping you on you toes 👣

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Be prepared. We're packing no punches this week. Good luck keeping up.

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