February 28 2015 Latest news:

Olympics Legacy

Clare Balding chats to a pupil

Clare Balding inspires Newham’s schoolgirls to consider sporting career

A career in sport doesn’t necessarily have to mean being a talented athlete.

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Kirill Kazakov, 5, meets Team GB Basketball captain Drew Sullivan at the launch of the Better Basketball programme at the Copper Box Arena

Team GB captain launches basketball initiative at Copper Box

Budding basketball stars were given the chance to meet Team GB captain Drew Sullivan at the launch of a new initiative.

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Mo Farah performs the mobot at Team GB's London 2012 victory parade. (Photo by David Davies - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Mo Farah launches third Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at Olympic Stadium

Record-breaking runner Mo Farah is hoping to relive the London 2012 experience when he returns to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park track this summer.

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Olympians and Team GB athletes with youngsters at Westminster Lodge

Olympic swimmers make a splash at St Albans leisure centre

Young swimmers had possibly the best inspiration to improve their skills in a coaching session led by Olympians and members of Team GB.

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Work has begun on 14 brand new floodlights to the former Olympic Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Work starts on 14 new floodlight towers at former Olympic Stadium

The former Olympic Stadium is inching ever closer to reopening with installation begininning on the first of 14 new floodlight towers.

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A tai chi class at the London Aquatics Centre

Video: Balancing the body and getting active with Tai Chi

One of the slower fitness classes out there, Tai Chi is practised by many millions worldwide. Reporter Mark Shales has discovered his inner zen at the London Aquatics Centre

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GB women's football team captain Casey Stoney officially opens the new sports area at Wilberforce Primary School on 29.01.15. Pictured with pupils and Principal Ann Sheppard and Vice Principal David Casey.

Football Star Casey Stoney kicks off opening of sports pitch at Wilberforce Primary

Students at a primary school in Queen’s Park joined a star of Team GB and the Arsenal Ladies football team at the official kick-off of their brand new games area last week.

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West Ham are due to move into the Olympic Stadium in 2016. Picture: PA Wire

French construction firm to run Olympic Stadium for 25 years

A French construction giant has landed a 25-year contract to run the former Olympic Stadium.

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Boris Johnson outlined his Olympicopolis plans at the V&A's Sackler lecture. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Institute set for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park base

The world’s largest museum and research complex is set to open its first ever permanent exhibition outside America in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Helen Holman and Recorder reporter Mark Shales enjoy a cooking class organised by Share East.

Video: East Village neighbourhood group launches with cookery class

It’s a well-known fact of life that any event is improved by adding food.

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Dance instructor Hyacinthos Christou shows reporter Mark Shales some moves at the Copper Box Arena.

Video: Wheelchair dancing arrives at the Copper Box Arena

Wheelchairs might not have made it on to Strictly Come Dancing yet, but waltzing on two wheels is becoming increasingly popular.

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Youngsters interact with the dni of strawberries in a workshop at TeenTech's technology hub in the Copper Box.

Video: Fruit and guitars give teens tech taste at Copperbox Arena

The worlds of science, technology and sport collided on Friday as more than 500 children from across the capital took part in a series of challenges and experiments at the Copperbox Arena.

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Sasha Corbin of England in action against South Africa.

England netballers to face Malawi at Copperbox Arena

2014 might be winding down but the international netball season certainly isn’t, with the sport’s biggest names arriving at the Copperbox Arena next week.

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Laura Trott on her way to victory the Women's Omnium. (Pic: PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Cycling superstars return to Lee Valley Velopark for UCI World Cup

The cycling superstars that lit up 2012 returned to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at the weekend for the UCI Track World Cup.

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.Sebastian Lawrence, 15, at the  opening of Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in Stratford.

Young tennis stars compete at Lee Valley finals

Some of the UK’s brightest young tennis prospects will compete at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre today.

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