July 20 - Birmingham is close to formalising its agreement for the United States track and field team to base themselves there before London 2012 after confirmation today that a draft contract is now being drawn-up.
July 20 - Buckingham Group Contracting started construction work on the Olympic Handball Arena today, two months ahead of schedule, it was announced.
July 20 - Ministers have approved a £19 million injection to bolster security improvements at Olympic Park venues, the Government has announced today.
July 16 - Leeds is to host Holland's swimming team in the build-up to the London 2012 Olympics, it was announced today.
July 6 - Giselle Davies (pictured), the former communications director of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is to head a new company overseeing a study to decide whether Dubai should bid for the 2020 Olympics.
July 3 - Malaysia's athletes will start training at Bath University later this year for the London 2012 Olympics after they choose there instead of Loughborough, it was announced in Kuala Lumpur today.
June 28 - Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum (pictured) has set up a new initiative to investigate the possibility of hosting the 2020 Olympics, it was announced today.
JUNE 20 - LONDON 2012 officials have been told to get a grip to prevent the cost of the Olympics spiralling out of control in a new report published today.
JUNE 4 - DOHA today controversially failed to make the cut for the short-list of the cities bidding for the 2016 Olympics despite being ranked above one of the four Candidate Cities chosen and equal with the favourite as insidethegames editor DUNCAN MACKAY reports from Athens.
By Mike Rowbottom
May 26 - The Portman Road pitch, always one of the fairest in the land, glows green in spring sunlight as the groundsman, Alan Ferguson, mows it into stripes.
May 17 - Nigeria have set themselves a target of four gold medals at London 2012, despite not having won one for 12 years, the head of the country's National Sports Commission (NSC) said today.
May 11 - Serbia have agreed to set up a pre-Games training camp in Sheffield and Leeds before the London 2012 Olympics.
By Duncan Mackay in Madrid
May 7 - The current financial crisis, which is affecting Spain more than most countries, will not prevent Madrid hosting a spectacular Olympics in 2016, bid officials claimed today.
March 27 - Andy Hunt, the new chief executive of the British Olympic Association (BOA), has named himself as the team's Chef de Mission for next year's Winter Olympics in Vancouver, ahead of Sir Clive Woodward (pictured).
March 23 - Malaysia is planning to set up high performance centres at two leading British universities to help them prepare for the London 2012 Olympics, starting later this year, insidethegames can exclusively reveal.