Hoy 'very proud' to be Glasgow games ambassador

As an ambassador for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Sir Chris Hoy will today kick-start the one year to go countdown.

Speaking to Daybreak about his role, he said it was a "very exciting time" and he is "proud" to be involved.

Sir Chris also described his visit to the velodrome named in his honour as "surreal".

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One year until Glasgow Games

Sir Chris Hoy has launched the one year countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the largest multi-sport event ever to be hosted in Scotland.