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Youth Olympics

Bolarinwa sizzles into Youth Olympics final

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 18 - Young British sprint star David Bolarinwa (pictured) lived up to his billing as gold medal favourite in the boys 100 metres at the Summer Youth Olympic Games as he cruised into Saturday’s final with the day’s fastest time of 10.62 seconds in a mixed 24 hours for Britain here.

Iran coach happy to talk about football rather than clothing

By Tom Degun in Singapore

August 15 - Shahrzad Mozafar, the coach of the Iranian girl’s team at the Summer Youth Olympic Games, told insidethegames that she was happy to talk about something other than the team’s clothing after her side claimed a 1-0 win over Papa New Guinea in their second match in Group A courtesy of an early second half strike by Fatemeh Ardestani.

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.