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Olympics News Archive - June 2006

On this page we have archived news items from June 2006. Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external sites and some of the pages on these sites may have been changed or removed since we added them here.

Planning underway for 2012 canoe course
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has commenced master planning on a new whitewater canoe course at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, which will be a host venue for the London 2012 Olympic and Paral...
2nd June 2006

Virgin Atlantic Airways will give flight discounts...
The flying start programme run by UK sport and Virgin Atlantic Airways will give flight discounts and travel benefits to 450 medal winners.
6th June 2006

london 2012 appoints Commercial Director
The london 2012 organising committee has appointed Chris Townsend as its Commercial Director. Chris was responsible of the impressive branding of london during the bid of Group Maketing Director at Tr
6th June 2006

London unveils Olympic masterplan
Organisers of the 2012 Olympics have finalised their masterplan for the Olympic Park in east London and the chairman said "the plans would dictate how the venues would be used after the Games".
7th June 2006

PM. Tony Blair praises Masterplan announcement.
PM Tony Blair has welcomed the new Olympic Park Masterplan, unveiled by the London 2012 organising committee yesterday.
8th June 2006

Coe launches London Youth Games
Ten young potential 2012 athletes enjoyed a multi-sports masterclass given by Macey. Over the next month, 25,000 Londoners aged 8-17 will compete in 30 different sports - including Diving, Fencing, Sw
8th June 2006

Coe: Good luck England!
London 2012 organising committee chairman Sebastian Coe has sent a good luck message to the England football team as they start their World Cup campaign.
9th June 2006

David Higgins, Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) Chief Executive, has welcomed yesterday's announceme
SCDL is the delivery agent for the Stratford City project, adjacent to the Olympic Park, which will deliver the Olympic Village.
13th June 2006

London 2012 hopeful hits top three
Becky Lyne has booked her place in the history books, recording one of the top three fastest 800m times for a female UK athlete at the British Grand Prix yesterday.
13th June 2006

Progress underway at Weymouth
Design work is underway to improve Sailing facilities at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in advance of the London 2012 Games.
13th June 2006

Deighton visits 2012 hospital
Paul Deighton, Chief Executive of the London 2012 organising committee, has visited Hackney's Homerton Hospital to discuss plans for its use during the Games.
13th June 2006

New Olympic milestones announced
Chief Executive of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), today announced the next ten milestones for creating the venues and infrastructure for London 2012.
14th June 2006

Olympic honour for Livingstone
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone has received the International Olympic Committee Sport and the Community Trophy in recognition of his work for the London 2012 bid.
17th June 2006

England through to last 16
England have progressed to the knockout stage of the World Cup after beating Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in Nuremberg last night.
17th June 2006

Clean up teams for Olympic Park site appointed.
Two contractors have been appointed today to undertake one of the biggest ever UK land clean-up jobs - preparing the the Olympic Park.
17th June 2006

IPC chief praises Paralympic planning
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Chief Executive Xavier Gonzalez has praised London's progress in planning the 2012 Paralympic Games.
17th June 2006

L2012 sports chief receives MBE
Senior Sports Manager David Luckes has received an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in recognition of his services to the London 2012 Games.
20th June 2006

2012 Roadshow - get on board!
The 2012 Roadshow gets underway next week, visiting 50 locations across the UK to inspire people about the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
29th June 2006

ODA announces latest top appointment
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today appointed its Director of Infrastructure and Utilities.
29th June 2006

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