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Paralympics: Pomp, ceremony... and possibly well-played, Coldplay
After the Olympic opening ceremony superbly managed to showcase the wide and eclectic history of British music, featuring everything from "Chariots of Fire" to Dizzee Rascal, the standard for any future music-related goings on during London 2012 was set v
28th August 2012
The pride of Hackney: can a festival spark a local renaissance?
Trevor Nelson will cover the 2012 opening ceremony for the BBC. But first he wants to help his community.
23rd June 2012
London 2012: Formula One a possibility at the Olympic Stadium
Stadium bidders have approached Bernie Ecclestone
Race would run inside and outside Olympic Stadium
22nd June 2012
West Ham's new Olympic Stadium bid 'flawed'
West Ham's latest bid to move into the Olympic Stadium is "fundamentally flawed" and should be disqualified, according to the Leyton Orient chairman, Barry Hearn.
6th April 2012
Construction complete on the Water Polo Arena
Construction of the Water Polo Arena, one of the final London 2012 venues to be built, has been completed one month ahead of its test events.
3rd April 2012
The need for speed: Why the Aquatics Centre pool should be a record-breaker
The British Championships take place this weekend at the Aquatics Centre in Stratford where the trials for places at this summer's Olympics get under way to decide who makes the grade.
Here Sportsmail takes you inside the venue and explains the technolo
1st March 2012
Legacy is vital... Olympic Stadium is not fit for football (says bidding Orient chief)
The Olympic Stadium's suitability for football after the Games has been questioned by the chairman of one of the clubs bidding to become tenants at the £468million venue.
16th February 2012
London 2012: Naming rights for sale for Olympic venues
Long-term naming rights and sponsorship deals are being sought for London 2012 Olympic Park venues.
Rights for the Olympic Stadium, Multi-Use Arena and Aquatics Centre have been made available.
7th February 2012
Olympic clean-up is complete, says Environment Agency
Work to clean up the Olympic site and create the largest urban park in Europe for more than 100 years has been completed, the Environment Agency said yesterday.
An area the size of 297 football pitches, much of which was polluted, has been cleaned up.
6th February 2012
New aerial images show Olympic Park transformation on eve of Olympic and Paralympic year
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today released new aerial images and footage showing the transformation of the Olympic Park as 2012 approaches. The key dates and milestones ahead in Olympic and Paralympic year h
21st December 2011
London 2012 Director of Sport pleased with ExCeL test
Debbie Jevans, Director of Sport for the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), today described seven Olympic test events that took place at ExCeL London as a success.
14th December 2011
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 Festival reveals Olympic and Paralympic inspired programme at the Southbank Centre
Hundreds of international artists will converge on Southbank Centre's 21 acre riverside site next summer for its summer 2012 Festival of the World and a number of the projects are also highlights of the London 2012 Festival, the culmination of the Cultura
31st October 2011
eremy Hunt praises progress during visit to Olympic Village as completed apartments surge past 2,012 mark - with finishing line in sight
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today announced that the number of completed apartments on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Village had now passed the symbolic 2,012 mark, signalling that a handover date of early next year remains firmly on sch
25th October 2011
London 2012 Velodrome rides off with Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award
The 2012's Velodrome received the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award - an honour that recognises new buildings and spaces that improve public services, give a sense of identity and community, are a local pride, build a sustainable future.
13th October 2011