The cost of transforming a patch of run-down East London real estate into the beating heart of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and then a multi-use venue that will serve as football club West Ham United’s leased home is set to exceed £700 million ($1.1 billion/€978 million).
Ukrainian open water swimmer Olga Beresnyeva has been stripped of her seventh place finish at the London 2012 Olympic Games after admitting to taking EPO (Erythropoietin).
The first annual UK Cross Golf Open will be staged at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on May 15, Community Golf have announced.
London Mayor Boris Johnson was on hand here to help launch London Sport, which aims to inspire one million inhabitants in the English capital to be more active by 2020 and ensure the city becomes the most physically active in the world.
The London 2012 Olympic Stadium is set to host the second Test of the three-match rugby league series between England and New Zealand this autumn.
Preparations are continuing at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium ahead of the Rugby World Cup in the autumn, with the first of 14 new floodlight towers having been fitted.
French company Vinci has signed a 25-year contract to manage the London 2012 Olympic Stadium as it continues its transition into a multi-use venue capable of hosting top-level athletics, football and rugby events.
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) Sheffield and iceSheffield have become the latest high profile venues to be incorporated into the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) project.
Levels of sports participation in England have taken a severe dip two years after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, figures released today have indicated.
The Smithsonian is in talks about the opening of an exhibition space in the new cultural complex that is being developed on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
West Ham United, the English Premier League football club, is making further progress with its plans to move into London's Olympic Stadium in 2016.
Transformation work at London's Olympic Stadium has reached a new milestone after the first piece of roof panelling was fitted at the iconic venue in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Sir Hugh Robertson, the Member of Parliament for Faversham and Mid Kent, has been awarded the Sport and Recreation Alliance's prestigious Emeritus Award for his contribution to sport during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
London 2012-themed sculpture to be erected in Waltham Cross as reminder of Olympic canoe slalom events
A new London 2012-themed sculpture is set to be erected on a roundabout in Waltham Cross in a bid to commemorate the area's involvement in the Olympics.
A further £35.9 million ($57.5 million/€45.5 million) will be paid by the London Legacy Development Corporation towards the cost of converting the Olympic Stadium, it has been revealed.