Singapore 2010

Singapore bring Youth Olympics to life with spectacular victory

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 13 - The majestic Mahaimin Suhaimi sparked the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games to life with a spectacular display in the opening boy’s football match of the Games as he dazzled the crowd and scored two outstanding goals to give Singapore a 3-1 victory over Zimbabwe and send the home crowd into a frenzy here tonight. 

Harland excited by new Olympic role

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 12 - Britain's former modern pentathlon star Georgina Harland (pictured) has admitted that she is excited about what lies in store for her after being selected as a Singapore 2010 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) for the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games which start here on Saturday (August 14).

Exclusive: Blatter delighted to see Iran compete at Youth Olympic Games following hijab controversy

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 12 - FIFA President Sepp Blatter told insidethegames tonight of his pleasure at seeing the Iranian girls team compete in the first match of the inaugural 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore despite their participation being in doubt for a long period ahead of the competition following a row over what the team were allowed to wear.

Country's top honour for IOC vice-president

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

August 9 - Ng Ser Miang, the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee and chairman of the organising committee of the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games, is to receive Singapore's highest civilian honour.

Olympic gold medallist to provide inspiration to British youngsters

By Tom Degun

August 7 - Britain’s young athletes heading to the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore next week are set to receive a boost ahead of their departure from London Heathrow Airport on Monday (August 9) with Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games bob skeleton gold medallist Amy Williams (pictured) set to see them off in person.