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.
By Mike Rowbottom
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.
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.
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.