Monthly Archives: May 2012

Test events continue at Olympic Park

Test events are continuing to ensure that the Olympic Park will be ready to host London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) is planning to begin a comprehensive test of the venue over the … Continue reading

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London 2012 photography exhibition opens

A new exhibition celebrating the London Olympics has opened in the city as part of the build-up to the Games this summer. The Museum of London will host the show by photographer Rankin until May 13th. The exhibition focuses on … Continue reading

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Line-up revealed for Olympic concert

The line-up of a special concert to celebrate London 2012 has been announced. Taking place on the same day as the Olympic opening ceremony, the concert will be held to mark London's hosting of the key sporting event. Duran Duran, … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic basketball draw made

The draw has been made for the London 2012 Olympic basketball competition. Made in Rio, the draw has decided the groups for the first round of both the men's and women's tournaments. In the men's event, Team GB will have … Continue reading

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageant plans continue

Sailors from across the UK are making plans to take part in the Diamond Jubilee boat pageant. EastEnders star Steve McFadden has already confirmed that he will be at the helm of a boat next month as part of the … Continue reading

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London 2012 wins sustainability praise

The Olympic Park has been praised by the United Nations (UN) for its commitment to being sustainable. The UN under-secretary general Achim Steiner visited the main Olympic venue as part of the launch of the London 2012 pre-Games sustainability report. … Continue reading

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