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London 2012

Ramadan Conflict at London Olympics No Surprise

October 15, 2006

The Central London Mosque. (ATR) While London 2012 may be in the spotlight over a clash in the schedule of the Games with Ramadan, the Muslim Council of Britain issued a forma...

London 2012 Unveils Olympic Stadium Team

October 13, 2006

A bid book view of the London Olympic stadium. (ATR) The prestigious design-and-build contract to deliver the main Olympic Stadium for the London 2012 Games has been awarded t...

One-Day Inspection for London Olympics

October 11, 2006

IOC Coordination Commission chair Denis Oswald. (ATR) Quick Trip for Oswald, IOC TeamTaking advantage of easy travel connections between Switzerland and East London, the chair...

Press Release: London's 100,000th Volunteer

October 10, 2006

 LONDON 2012 REGISTERS 100,000TH VOLUNTEERThe London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games today announced that over 100,000 ...

London Olympics Talks to BT, BP

January 08, 2006

BP retails petrol worldwide. (ATR) British Telecom and British Petroleum are said to be in line to become major sponsors for the London Olympics.The Times of London reports th...

London Olympics Committed to "Friend Ship"

January 07, 2007

 (ATR) London Olympic organizers tell Around the Rings they are "committed to the ambition of the FriendShip project", a novel scheme to sail an ocean-going clipper around the...

London Olympics Bank Sponsor: Lloyds TSB

January 03, 2007

Lloyds TSB's headquarters in London. (ATR) Lloyds TSB, the fifth biggest bank in the United Kingdom, is poised to become the first national sponsor of the 2012 Olympics, sourc...

London Olympics to "Come to Life" in 2007

December 27, 2006

 (ATR) In a joint New Year message, the leaders of the London Olympics say the work towards the 2012 Games "will change gear and begin to come to life for people all over the ...

Lillehammer to London Christmas Tree

December 26, 2006

Jason Gardner with students at St. Paul's. (ATR) A tree stands in London this Christmas as a gift from one Olympic city to another. Lillehammer, Norway is the donor of the 10-...

Evictions Possible for Olympic Park Refuseniks

December 19, 2006

A portion of the 500-acre site for the Olympic Park in London. (ATR) (ATR) Developers of the Olympic Park in East London now have the power to evict 80 businesses refusing to ...

Olympic Stadium: "High Quality Design" Expected

December 15, 2006

A version of the stadium for the London Olympics featured in the bid book. (ATR) The Olympic Delivery Authority is rubbishing claims suggesting the lack of a design competitio...

Demolition Begins for London Olympic Park

December 14, 2006

The first work to clear the Olympic Park site is underway in East London. (LOCOG) (ATR) The first wave of demolition work on the Olympic Park for London 2012 Games has started...