March 18 - Design proposals for the controversial £60 million basketball arena, the third largest venue on the London Olympic Park, have gained planning permission, it was announced today.
MARCH 1 - GAIL EMMS (pictured), arguably Britain's best known badminton player, has taken on a new role as a mentor for Sky Sports Living for Sport.
FEBRUARY 4 - STEVE CRAM (pictured), the former world record holder for the mile, is to spearhead efforts to get an overseas team to use the University of Sunderland to base themselves there in the build-up to the London 2012 Olympics.
OCTOBER 27 - LONDON 2012 today began seeking a builder for the controversial £60 million temporary basketball arena which at one time appeared set to be scrapped in a bid to save money.
OCTOBER 26 - PLANS to split the basketball between two different sites at London 2012 would be a "giant step backwards" for the sport, the head of the NBA said today.
OCTOBER 9 - ROGER MOSEY, the man who will oversee BBC's coverage of the 2012 Olympics, admitted today that senior executives at the Corporation visiting Beijing were shocked by how big the Games are.
7th October - LONDON MAYOR Boris Johnson (pictured) today promised that the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics will not go over budget and predicted that there will be more of a party atmosphere than there was in Beijing for this year's Games.
SEPTEMBER 15 - ROGER MOSEY (pictured) is to leave his current role as head of BBC Sport so he can concentrate on the Corporation's preparations for the 2012 Olympics, it was announced today.
SEPTEMBER 3 - AN OLYMPIC champion today praised the choice of an Army barracks in Aldershot as the pre-Games training camp for the British team in the build-up to London 2012.
JULY 4 - THE British Olympic Association (BOA) may attempt to sell naming rights to the Aldershot preparation camp for Britain’s team to compete in the 2012 Olympics, insidethegames can reveal.
MAY 17 - MORE than half the businesses in Britain can see the potential benefits of London hosting the 2012 Olympics, a new survey has revealed.
MAY 2008 - THE largest new urban park to be created in the UK in the last 150 years moved a step closer today after the Parklands that will host the London 2012 Games were approved by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) Planning Committee.
JOHN ARMITT, the chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), tonight appealed for people to start focussing on the legacy of the 2012 Games rather than the costs.
JANUARY 16 - THE director of sport at the University of Bath has claimed that the British Olympic Association (BOA) made the wrong decision in choosing Aldershot as the base for Team GB to prepare in 2012.
FEBRUARY 6 - WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL, which includes many of London's major tourist attractions, such as Trafalgar Square, and is due to host four events during the Games, today revealed a raft of serious concerns in its response to key transport schemes for the 2012 Olympics.