Singapore 2010

Singapore admits it got budget for Youth Olympics "wrong" after it trebles

September 15 - Singapore's Government admitted today that he had underestimated the operating costs at last month's inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games, but claimed the benefits it reaped were worth the costs.

Bolivian Youth Olympic gold medallists were over-aged, it is claimed

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

September 12 - Bolivia's boys football team that won the gold medals at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore last month contained up to five players that were over-aged, it has been alleged.

FIFA President impressed with Summer Youth Olympics

By Andrew Warshaw

September 9 - FIFA President Sepp Blatter has hailed the success of the football tournament at the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore last month.

Singapore man arrested over Youth Olympic Games comments on Facebook

September 4 - A man in Singapore is facing charges of incitement of violence due to comments made on Facebook about the Government's preparations for last month's Summer Youth Olympic Games.

British team leader delighted with Singapore performance

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 27 - Team GB Chef de Mission Jan Paterson today expressed her delight with Britain’s performance at the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games here as the 39 athletes picked up an impressive haul of 13 medals, five of which are gold, including one for taekwondo player Jade Jones (pictured).

Youth Olympics surpassed expectations claims Rogge

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 27 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has admitted that the inaugural Youth Summer Olympic Games, which closed here last night, exceeded his highest expectations of them.

Curtain falls on inaugural Youth Olympics in Singapore

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 26 - The inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games officially drew to a close here  tonight with a stunning display of blazing fireworks, emotive music and dazzling dance performances at a memorable ceremony here on the world’s largest floating stage in Marina Bay.

Brilliant Burnett wins Ireland's first Youth Olympic gold medal

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 25 - Ryan Burnett (pictured) picked-up Ireland's first gold medal of the inaugural Summer Youth Olympic Games when he won the light-flyweight title, beating Azerbaijan's Salman Alizida, here tonight.

I hope we have put smiles on Haiti's faces says coach after Olympic silver medal

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 25 - A brave Haitian team could not secure what would have been a fairytale finish at the Summer Youth Olympic Games as they were soundly beaten 5-0 by Bolivia in the boy’s football gold medal match at the Jalan Besar Stadium here tonight.

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