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Olympics News Archive - November 2011

On this page we have archived news items from November 2011. 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.

Latest London 2012 Shop opens at Heathrow Airport Terminal 3
With just under 270 days to go until the London 2012 Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has opened its latest shop at Heathrow Airport, the host airport of the London 2012 Games. Wenlock (the London
1st November 2011

London 2012 Test Event Tickets Go On Sale
Tickets for Track Cycling, Gymnastics and Diving test events will go on sale at 10am on the 17 November 2011, with the opportunity to see international competition and Olympic qualifiers from just £5 at world class venues including in the Olympic Park.
1st November 2011

London 2012 sets the standard for sustainability
Kevin McCloud and five other London 2012 Sustainability Ambassadors today paid a special visit to the Olympic Park to see the grand designs for London 2012.
2nd November 2011

Schools get set for London 2012 with grants to plan their Games
Schools across England that are engaged with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are invited to apply for a grant of up to £8,800 to support other schools in their area to also get involved in London 2012 and make the most of opportunities availa
3rd November 2011

Official Olympic and Paralympic Posters for London 2012 by UK's top artists unveiled today
A collection of specially commissioned images by twelve of the UK's leading artists to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were unveiled today.
4th November 2011

Bells to be rung across the UK to celebrate the first day of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
On 27 July 2012 at 8:00 BST, Work No. 1197: All the bells in a country rung as quickly and as loudly as possible for three minutes by Turner Prize-winning artist and musician Martin Creed, will be performed throughout the UK to celebrate the first day of
4th November 2011

The UK celebrates London 2012 with a 12-week nationwide festival of the world's best music, theatre, dance, visual art, literature, film and fashion
London 2012 today launched the programme for the London 2012 Festival, a spectacular 12-week nationwide celebration bringing together leading artists from across the world with the very best from the UK, opening on Midsummer's Day 21 June and running unti
4th November 2011

London 2012 reveals all communities on Olympic Torch Relay route
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today confirmed all the communities through which the Olympic Flame will be carried by Torchbearers during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, Ll
7th November 2011

Faith leaders tour London 2012 Olympic Park
As part of London 2012's ongoing commitment to creating the most diverse and inclusive Games ever, leaders from the nine faiths which will be represented during the London 2012 Games today toured the Olympic Park.
8th November 2011

Over 100 Pre-Games Training opportunities for international athletes in every nation and region of the UK
Over 100 Pre-Games Training Camp agreements (PGTC) have been signed across every nation and region of the UK, in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
9th November 2011

Here we go: Team GB fixture dates confirmed and London 2012 Football tickets to go back on sale
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed the dates of Team GB's group stage fixtures ahead of London 2012 Olympic Football tickets going back on sale on 29 November 2011.
10th November 2011

Next stage of Paralympic Torchbearer nominations starts this week
BT, one of the three Presenting Partners for the London 2012 Paralympic Torch Relay, will launch their public nomination campaign tomorrow (13/12).
12th November 2011

Just the ticket for Christmas: London 2012 Paralympic Games tickets to go back on sale
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that remaining tickets for the London 2012 Paralympic Games will go on sale on a first come, first served basis at 1pm on Friday 2 December 2011.
15th November 2011

London 2012 announces one further London community on the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay route: The London Borough of Walford
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announced the Olympic Flame will be carried through the fictional London Borough of Walford during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.
15th November 2011

UK Schools go global and show support for Olympic and Paralympic teams across the world
London 2012 today launched an initiative to encourage schools across the UK to support Olympic and Paralympic teams around the world in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games next summer.
16th November 2011

London 2012 test event tickets on sale tomorrow: Gymnastics, Track Cycling, Diving
Tickets for London 2012 test events go on general sale tomorrow, 17 November, at 10am giving fans the opportunity to watch international competition in Olympic venues from £5.
16th November 2011

McFly star and London 2012 mascots eye up music chart position
London 2012 mascots Wenlock and Mandeville are set to burst on to the music scene with the official London 2012 mascot song 'On a Rainbow'. The single, penned and recorded by McFly star Tom Fletcher is available to download now.
17th November 2011

London 2012's International Inspiration programme launches in Ghana
Ghana has become the latest country to benefit from International Inspiration, the ground-breaking international legacy programme of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
18th November 2011

London 2012 unveils official uniforms for Games Makers and Technical Officials
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today unveiled the designs of the Games Maker uniform that will be worn by around 70,000 volunteers and 6,000 LOCOG staff and the Technical Officials uniform which will be worn by
22nd November 2011

World class Handball comes to Olympic Park
The London Handball Cup, part of the London Prepares series and a test event for London 2012 sees six of the world's top women's teams battle it out in the new Handball Arena in the Olympic Park.
22nd November 2011

Applications for outdoor traders and advertisers near London 2012 venues open
The London 2012 Olympic Games begin in less than 250 days time and the clock is ticking not just for the world's top athletes - but for businesses wanting to trade or advertise close to the venues that will be in the spotlight next summer.
23rd November 2011

Gold medallist Oscar Pistorius becomes latest ambassador for London 2012's International Inspiration programme
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announced that Oscar Pistorius, gold medallist and world-record holder, has become the latest ambassador to join London 2012's international sports legacy programme, I
23rd November 2011

Roll out the red carpet... 'Wenlock and Mandeville's Rainbow Rescue' hits the big screen
The official London 2012 mascots Wenlock and Mandeville are back in cinemas with their third animated film 'Wenlock and Mandeville's Rainbow Rescue'.
25th November 2011

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The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announced that International Inspiration, London 2012's international legacy programme, has launched in Ethiopia, becoming the 19th country to join the programme.
28th November 2011

London 2012 Olympic football tickets are now on sale
Tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Football Tournament are now on sale. In the UK and within the EU, tickets are now available on a first come, first served basis at www.tickets.london2012.com and via telephone on 0844 847 2012.
29th November 2011

London 2012 Paralympic Games tickets back on sale in time for Christmas
Remaining tickets for the London 2012 Paralympic Games will go on sale on a first come, first served basis at 1pm on Friday 2 December 2011. Following unprecedented interest a year out from the London 2012 Paralympic Games, over a million tickets hav
1st December 2011

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