James Tapsfield, the Press Association's Political Correspondent, has tweeted a picture of the Prime Minister and Seb Coe, the Chair of the London 2012 Organising Committee, playing badminton as part of the publicity for the Olympics:
PM takes on seb coe +experts at badminton in No10 garden. Doing well until stops to ask how to score http://t.co/p1NjnD3H
The Prime Minister has confirmed that Syria will take part in the 2012 Olympic Games. He said: "I don't think we should punish the athletes for the sins of the [Syrian] regime". He stressed that UK was doing everything it could to impose sanctions on the Syrian Government.
The head of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge is in London on his final inspection before the Games. He said:
We are confident that we will have a great Games, but we all know that the proof of the pudding is in the eating...We already have positive results in terms of the legacy...To conclude, Prime Minister, we are a happy Olympic committee.
The Prime Minister is talking about the legacy of the Olympic Games. He said: "legacy planning is I think further ahead than for any other Olympic city".
He mentioned the Aquatic Centre which will become a community swimming pool "for local people", and the athlete's village which will be converted to "affordable private housing".
The Prime Minister is just starting a press conference with the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge, who is on London on his final inspection before the start of the Games. Mr Cameron said: "London will be ready, on time and on budget".
The Government will today reveal its vision for the legacy of the Olympic Games. A booklet entitled Beyond 2012 (PDF) lays out the Government's plans for the future of the Olympic venues and London's East End, the sporting legacy as well as the economic benefits. David Cameron said:
Legacy has been built into the DNA of London 2012...Though much has been done, I am acutely aware that the drive to embed and secure the benefits of London 2012 is still to come. That is our biggest challenge. Its also our greatest opportunity.
Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds is one of the athletes at Number 10 today for the formal launch of the School Games. Olympians Darren Campbell and Denise Lewis are also there.
Next stop Number 10, to say hello to the Prime minister for @sainsburyspr School Games
The Prime Minister posed with young athletes taking part in the Sainsbury's School Games competition. 12,000 schools have now signed up to hold sport competitions which will culminate in national finals on the Olympic Park in May.