09 Jan '12, 6am

British High Commission in S'pore marks 200 days to Olympics

British High Commission in S'pore marks 200 days to Olympics

SINGAPORE: It's 200 days to go to the London Olympics, and the British High Commission in Singapore marked the occasion with a flag raising ceremony. Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee takes place this year and the High Commission revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton) could visit Singapore in the later half of the year, as part of their global tour on behalf of the Queen. Raising the London 2012 Olympics flag for the first time in Singapore at the British High Commission premises, were two Singaporean athletes. Former Olympian and swimmer Ang Peng Siong and disabled swimmer Theresa Goh, did the honours, witnessed by other athletes. Adding to the festivities, 200 limited edition t-shirts are to given out for the first baby boy and girl born this year in 100 countries around the world. The British High Commission said eac...

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