from Newsmaker:

Thomson Reuters Newsmaker with Sebastian Coe and Hugh Robertson

July 22, 2011

To mark the one year countdown to the London Olympics, Thomson Reuters held a Newsmaker event on July 21 with four-time Olympic medalist and chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Sebastian Coe and Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP. Below are highlights from the evening.

from Newsmaker:

Tick, tick, tickets – defusing an Olympic PR bomb

By Guest Contributor
July 21, 2011

-Adrian Warner is BBC London's Olympics Correspondent. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from Left field:

West Ham given Olympic stadium nod but can soccer co-exist with track and field?

February 11, 2011

OLYMPICS-LONDON/STADIUMSo now we know: Premier League soccer club West Ham United will take over the Olympic Stadium in London following the 2012 Games, assuming there are no late objections from the British government or the city's mayor.

from The Great Debate UK:

London 2012 – a chance to nurture strong female role models

March 6, 2009

tessa-- Tessa Jowell is Britain's Minister for the Olympics and London and has held a variety of senior government posts. She has direct responsibility for delivery of the government's Olympic programme. Jowell has been a member of parliament for the Labour Party since 1992. The views expressed are her own. --

London 2012: Shopping for success

February 25, 2009

The frame of the 2012 Olympic main stadium stands out from among the piles of mud.

So how are the Olympics going for you?

August 6, 2008


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Into the vaccuum of hard news leap the Olympics, with wall-to-wall coverage from Beijing of the last summer games before they come to Britain.

An Olympian task trying to please the hacks

November 7, 2007

stadium.jpgAfter the controversy surrounding the London 2012 Olympic logo, reporters wondered just how wacky the design for the main stadium would be.