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Technology bringing real-world issues to life


Young athletes at the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are getting hands-on with apps, virtual reality and other cool technology as they learn about important real-world issues while they are in Lillehammer. 

As part of the Learn & Share programme that is running alongside the YOG, organisations including the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Fair Play Committee (CIFP) are working with the IOC to educate athletes in fun and interactive ways.

The CIFP is introducing the concept of sportsmanship to the young athletes through a variety of computer games, including one that encourages them to take a series of selfies that match some of the emotions of fair play.

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