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 International Olympic Committee were in London to make their final inspections ahead of the games. They were full of praise.
The Prime Minister and Olympics chair Sebastian Coe knocked a shuttlecock around Downing Street garden. So who won?
The International Olympic Committee will make their last visit to London before the 2012 Games today.