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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Singapore 2010 ~ Youth Olympic Games

With the 2010 Winter Olympics drawing to a close, Singapore is making the last leg of preparations to host the next major games - the inaugural Youth Olympics.

The games will start on 14th August 2010, and in mid-July, the Youth Olympic Flame will start its journey from Greece and travel through one city in each of five continents, before arriving in Singapore. The five cities are
  • Berlin, Germany, representing Europe
  • Dakar, Senegal, representing Africa
  • Mexico City, Mexico, representing the Americas
  • Auckland, New Zealand, representing Oceania
  • Seoul, Republic of Korea, representing Asia
The second countdown clock was set up just outside ION Orchard last month, and five more clocks are being put up in the heartlands. They will be at
  • NorthWest district - inside Causeway Point Shopping Centre
  • SouthEast district - in front of Parkway Parade
  • Central Singapore - in front of Blk 712 Ang Mo Kio Central
  • SouthWest district - in front of Jurong Point
  • NorthEast district - at Seng Kang Community Club

Olympic merchandise is also up for sale across the island. The Official Olympic Store is at Takashimaya Square, Basement 2, and there is a store at the SYOGOC HQ, Youth Olympic Games Learning Centre. The merchandise can also be ordered from some post offices: Ang Mo Kio Central, Change Alley, HarbourFront Centre, Jurong Point, Killiney Road, Singapore Post Centre, Tanglin, Tampines Central, Toa Payoh Central, Woodlands Central. Finally, there is also the official online store.

Information and latest news about the games at

Previous posts about the YOG:
Million Deeds Challenge - Singapore 2010 YOG
Youth Olympic Games: Singapore 2010
Singapore in shortlist for 2010 Youth Olympic Games
Singapore bids for first Youth Olympic Games 2010

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