Every breath Singaporean shooter Teh Xiu Yi took and every move she made in the final of the Youth Olympics was accompanied by music, especially the 1983 hit song by The Police -- and it proved a bum note.
It has been more than 100 years since the world`s top golfers have targeted a spot in the Olympic Games, but all will change with the sport being included in the 2016 Rio Games. In less than two years, the sport makes a long-awaited return to the Games in Rio and, as is starting to become a trend, the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) at Nanjing are leading the way.
The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will offer participating athletes more than two dozen cultural and educational events that promote the spirit of Olympism while integrating real-life issues faced by young sportspersons on and off the field of play.
With the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) set to open here Saturday, traffic concerns are among the top priorities and a number of measures have been put in place, said Mao Hanqi, the transport and security spokesperson for the Nanjing traffic management bureau.
Double Olympic gold medallist and hockey legend Teun de Nooijer has been selected along with 36 others as Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that will be held in Nanjing, China, Aug 16-28.