Singapore 2010

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.