Olympic debt and land deal gives momentum to legacy

July 8, 2010

OLYMPICS-LONDON/VENUES

The government has signed off a multi-million pound debt and land deal with the Mayor of London, which could have endangered parts of the 2012 Olympic legacy and threatened to turn it into an unseemly Conservative spat.

London 2012 finds a personality

July 27, 2009
main stadium

main stadium

I went to the London 2012 Olympic Park on Monday, and was impressed.

With three years still to go, I really got a feel for the “compactness and intimacy” organisers had promised when cynics last summer had asked “How can you possibly follow Beijing?’