A new cold war

As American and Iranian forces stand down in the middle East, the next confrontation will take place in a very different environment.

Junior athletes from around the world, including America and Iran, will come face to face on the slopes of the Swiss alps just days after their adult leaders went to the brink of war. Will these young athletes, aged 15 to 18 years, demonstrate more maturity than the man running a superpower?

Lausanne 2020 is promoting the green credentials of the games, gender equality with an equal number of male and female athletes, Olympic values and good sportsmanship.

On my tour of the Lausanne 2020 Olympic Village I was lucky to meet teams from Ireland, Australia and a host of other countries.