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".


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.