November 27 - UEFA have unanimously backed a proposal to limit participation in future Olympic Games to players under the age of 21 which, if adopted, would keep players like Wayne Rooney (pictured) and Lionel Messi out of the London 2012 Games.
By Duncan Mackay
November 24 - The debate over the future of the Olympic Stadium being built for the 2012 Games is set to explode again if, as expected, it is included on Thursday among four grounds in London to be used if England are awarded the 2018 World Cup.
November 4 - Newcastle United's stadium, which is due to be one of the venues for the football tournament during the London 2012 Olympics, will be renamed "sportsdirect.com @ St James' Park Stadium" until the end of the season it has been announced.
October 17 - Birmingham City's new owners have been urged to try to persuade London 2012 to pick them to replace Villa Park to host football matches during the Olympics.
September 30 - Ireland's Katie Taylor (pictured) said today that she plans to give up playing international football at the end of this season to concentrate on her preparations for London 2012, where women's boxing will make its debut on the Olympic programme.
September 29 - Bryan Robson, the former England and Manchester United captain, has set his sights on leading Thailand's team to the London 2012 Olympics after being appointed as the country's new manager.
September 26 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (pictured) has today backed Roy Hodgson to be the manager of Britain's football team that will compete in the London 2012 Olympics.
September 11 - Wales' refusal to let its footballers play for Britain at the 2012 London Olympics has been attacked as "absurd" by Sepp Blatter (pictured), the President of FIFA.
September 7 - England's women footballers will meet Germany in the final of the European Championships in Helsinki after the defending champions beat Norway 3-1 in the semi-final.
September 6 - England's footballers tonight beat Holland 2-1 after extra time to reach the final of the Women's European Championship in Tampere for the first in quarter-of-a-century.