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Olympics News Archive - June 2007

On this page we have archived news items from June 2007. 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.

New brand launches
London 2012's new brand and vision were launched today by Sebastian Coe and London 2012 ambassadors. The new Olympic emblem is based on the number 2012 - the year the Games take place and includes the Olympic Rings and the word London.
4th June 2007

First meeting for Sports Advisory Group
London 2012 Sports Advisory Group group will give advice and recommendations to London 2012 organisers on issues including the Olympic Village, competition schedules and pre-Games training camps and the sporting legacy of the Games.
7th June 2007

Olympic drive on condoms and HIV
The 2012 Olympics in London provide a huge opportunity to promote condom use and awareness of HIV, according to a leading charity.
7th June 2007

London 2012 presents IOC with vision for lasting legacy
London 2012 organisers today told members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of the long-lasting benefits the Games will bring to the UK.
12th June 2007

Roadshow bus unveiled
A specially-branded bus bearing the new London 2012 emblem was unveiled yesterday ahead of its journey around the UK this Summer. The London 2012 roadshow will encourage people to 'join in' with the Games.
14th June 2007

First Olympic Park construction complete
Tunnels for powerlines in the Olympic Park have been completed on time and to budget, despite many difficulties on the project.
14th June 2007

IOC gives glowing praise for London 2012
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has given the highest praise for London 2012 organisers at the end of an annual review visit.
14th June 2007

London 2012 Roadshow launches
The London 2012 Roadshow launched today at the Greenwich Sportathon, attracting young people to join in with new sports and activities.
15th June 2007

Olympic report best ever - Jowell
The International Olympic Committee has given the preparations for London's Olympics a glowing report, according to Tessa Jowell.
17th June 2007

Jowell tours sailing academy site
Tessa Jowell visited Weymouth and Portland to discuss the South West's plans for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events in 2012.
18th June 2007

Roadshow visits Lincolnshire
Olympian Roger Black and leading athletes will be at the Lincolnshire County Show with the London 2012 Roadshow this week.
19th June 2007

Search starts for sailing construction
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has started the search for a company to develop Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, the venue for London 2012 Sailing events.
19th June 2007

London 2012 outlines culture plans
Plans for a UK-wide Cultural Festival to form part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad were outlined today at a business briefing for the arts sector.
21st June 2007

Culture paves way to 2012 Games
A nationwide festival to showcase the best of British culture has been announced for the four years running up to the 2012 Olympics in London.
21st June 2007

ODA aims for design excellence
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today published its strategy which explains how good design will be part of every aspect of planning and building, from the largest sporting venue to the smallest landscaping project.
22nd June 2007

Roadshow hits Scotland
Alpine Skiers Noel Baxter and Finlay Mickel were at The Outsider Festival in Aviemore, Scotland with the London 2012 Roadshow this weekend, 23-24 June.
23rd June 2007

Plans approved for Sailing venue
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council gave the green light to improvements including a new permanent slipway, more race-boat parking, and lifting and mooring facilities - creating world class facilities for use during and after the Games.
27th June 2007

Roadshow reaches Norfolk
Olympic stars Jonathan Edwards, rower Alison Mowbray, athlete Paul Evans and swimmer Karen Pickering were on hand to give advice on getting into sport as the London 2012 Roadshow reached Norfolk today.
27th June 2007

ODA publishes guide for businesses
Businesses hoping to compete for London 2012 contracts will be helped by a 'Supplier Guide' published by the Olympic Delivery Authority, which will offer a clear information on how businesses of all sizes can get ready for upcoming tenders.
28th June 2007

Northamptonshire Youth Games gets a Roadshow visit
Former 400m champion Derek Redmond was on board the London 2012 Roadshow bus as the ten-week tour reached the Northamptonshire Youth Games.
30th June 2007

Roadshow arrives at London Youth Games
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Matthew Pinsent and athlete Harry Aikines-Aryeetey were hoping to discover a few sporting stars of the future as the London 2012 Roadshow bus pulled into Crystal Palace and the London Youth Games.
1st July 2007

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