London 2012

Olympic Park to host special event for London 2012 volunteers one year on

By Emily Goddard

games makers 010513May 1 - The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is gearing up to host an exclusive star-studded event for London 2012 volunteers which will give them the chance to see the venue before it opens to the public this summer, legacy charity Join In confirmed today.

Exclusive: London 2012 auction raises nearly £50,000

By David Owen

London 2012 auction items 2April 29 - Last weekend's auction of London 2012 memorabilia raised close to £50,000 ($77,000/€59,000).

West Ham look to be clear to take over Olympic Stadium after Orient appeal rejected

By Duncan Mackay

Olympic Stadium at night with flameApril 26 - West Ham United's proposed move to the Olympic Stadium appears to have overcome its final hurdle after Leyton Orient's application for a judicial review of the process was thrown out.

London 2012 "missed opportunity" to inspire a generation by making tickets more affordable, claims report

By Duncan Mackay

London 2012 tickets athleticsApril 24 - The high cost of tickets to watch the finals in athletics, track cycling and swimming at the London 2012 Olympics have been criticised in a new report published today. 

National Lottery Anniversary Run to be first sporting event on Olympic Park following London 2012

By Tom Degun at Forman's Fish Island in London

National Lottery Anniversary RunApril 24 - The National Lottery Anniversary Run, a five-mile mass participation run this summer, will be the first sporting event to be held on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park following the conclusion of London 2012, it was announced here today.

London 2012 showed Britain "can get big projects right" Government committee

By Tom Degun

london 2012 2April 19 - Britain's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have released their report of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in which claim the country "can get big projects right" as displayed by the successful hosting of the Games.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 100 days away from reopening

By Tom Degun

Olympic Park construction 2April 18 - The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is exactly 100 days away from reopening on July 27, marking the one year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.

London 2012 fans given last chance to buy memorabilia at final sale and auction

By Emily Goddard

ben ainslie torchApril 18 - Hundreds of items used during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, including iconic memorabilia signed by some of Britain's greatest competitors, are due to go on sale giving fans a last chance to buy their piece of Games history.

Men far outnumbered women at London 2012, reveals report

By Emily Goddard

NicolaAdamsApril 16 - The London 2012 Olympics included 1,233 more male athletes and offered 30 more medal events for men than for women competitors, according to a new report by researchers at University of Southern California (USC) and the University of Toronto's Centre for Sport Policy Studies.
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