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Olympics Legacy

Pupils from Chobham Academy visiting the London Aquatics Centre for the European Aquatics Championship

Schools given free tickets to European Aquatics Championships

Thousands of children have been given the chance to see some of the world’s top athletes in action at the European Aquatics Championship.

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Mr Khan's son Danny Khan with the offending double yellow lines in Brookfield Road (Picture: Ken Mears)

Hackney Wick minicab firm: Olympic double yellow lines are costing us thousands every year

A minicab firm in Hackney Wick claims it receives up to 15 fines a month because of the double yellow lines that the council painted outside its offices for the Olympics.

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Team GB stars CJ Ujah and Adelle Tracey lay the new track in the former Olympic Stadium in Stratford

Rio 2016 hopefuls help lay new Olympic Stadium track

Two athletes aiming to compete at Rio 2016 have helped to lay the new running track in the Olympic Stadium.

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The slide will open in June. Picture: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Tickets for The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit go on sale

Tickets for the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have gone on sale at Stratford’s ArcelorMittal Orbit, the UK’s tallest public artwork.

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Rugby league players Chris Hill and Sam Tomkins at the Olympic Stadium

Second rugby league match announced for Olympic Stadium

Rugby league is set to return to the Olympic Stadium as England host Australia in the Four Nations.

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Georgie Hermitage, Sally Gunnell and Robbie Grabarz at the launch of the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships and World ParaAthletics Championships (picture: David Parry/PA Wire)

Details announced for Olympic Stadium’s summer of world athletics

There were plenty of world records broken at the Olympic Stadium in 2012, and next year brings the opportunity to see even more.

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West Ham at the Olympic Stadium

Video: Inside West Ham’s new Olympic Stadium home

The Olympic Stadium is starting to look more and more claret and blue, as a new panoramic video shows.

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The London 2016 medals are shaped like the London Aquatics Centre

London Aquatics Centre inspires European Championships medals

Swimmers and divers will be determined to get their hands on one of the London Aquatics Centre-shaped medals in what is the last major tournament before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Mason White is hoping to cycle all 50 miles of the Stroke Association’s Thames Bridges Bike Ride

Eight-year-old taking on 50 mile cycle from Lee Valley VeloPark

Cyclists of all ages and abilities are set to take part in the Thames Bridges Bike Ride to raise money for the Stroke Association.

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Artist's impression of how the Olympic Stadium could look next season

West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal revealed

West Ham United’s rent at the Olympic Stadium has been confirmed as £2.5million.

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Artist's impression of how the Olympic Stadium could look next season

Tribunal orders reveal of West Ham Olympic Stadium deal

The London Legacy Development Corporation has said it is “disappointed” at being ordered to reveal full details of the deal surrounding West Ham United’s move to Stratford.

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Recorder news editor Freddy Mayhew and reporter Mark Shales cross the final firey obstacle. Picture: Reebok Spartan Race UK

Mud, sweat and tears as Spartan racers take on Olympic park obstacle course

Thousands of runners both great and small channelled their inner Spartan to take on a gruelling obstacle race through rain, mud and fire on Saturday.

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Toppy the Top Trumps mascot meets children at Lee Valley VeloPark, where magician Noel Qualter performed card tricks (Picture: Eleanor Bentall)

Card game launches at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Fans of card game Top Trumps might recognise somewhere familiar in the new edition.

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Dave completing his stretch of the Olympic torch relay on July 5, 2012

Ipswich Olympic torch bearer launches appeal to find photo capturing ‘perfect moment’ at 2012 relay

A public appeal for a “perfect photo” capturing the exact moment an Olympic torch bearer gave his five-year-old daughter a kiss during Ipswich’s 2012 torch relay launches today.

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Celebrities including Dappy palying in the Soccer 6 event at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

TV and music stars enjoyed a kick about at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park

It might not have been a Real Madrid, Barcelona El Classico, but two big name sides battled it out at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday.

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Blickling Park's Easter park run around the grounds of the National Trust's Blickling Hall. Ex-Olympian Paul Evans race director.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Olympian inspires new generation of runners at Blickling parkrun

A former Olympian is inspiring a new generation of runners to pull on their trainers.

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Links

Official London Olympics 2012 website
www.london2012.com

Olympic Park Legacy Company
http://www.legacycompany.co.uk/

Working for London 2012
https://locogrecruitment.london2012.com/jobs/main

London 2012 tickets
http://www.tickets.london2012.com/

Olympics schedule
http://media.ticketmaster.com/en-gb/img/sys/tournament/london2012/oly-complete.pdf

Resources
Map of the Olympic Venues (jpg, 558kb)
Map of the Olympic Parks (pdf, 2.6mb)