July 31 2014 Latest news:

Olympics Legacy

Outside the Copper Box Arena. Picture by David Poultney for the LLDC.

Copper Box Arena celebrates one year open to public with free activities this weekend

The Copper Box Arena will mark a year since it first opened to the public by offering free skills sessions this weekend.

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The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Olympic Park’s ArcelorMittal Orbit to open late for three nights this summer

London’s spectacular nighttime skyline will be visible for the first time from the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

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Olympicopolis competition launched. Picture: Press Association.

International competition to create ‘Olympicopolis’ campus in Olympic Park launched

An international design competition has been launched in the search for designers to help create a new “world class” cultural and educational quarter in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Former Team GB athelete Iwan Thomas at Lee Valley Velodrome for sports charity Spogo

Former world champion runner Iwan Thomas takes on Olympic Velodrome for charity

Former World Champion runner Iwan Thomas MBE switched his spikes for a bike on behalf of a charity encouraging young people into sport.

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Sir Chris Hoy with his two gold medals from London 2012 (pic: PA/Tim Ireland)

Sir Chris Hoy to start off Olympic Park anniversary runners

Sir Chris Hoy will start 5,000 runners off on a five-mile course through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this Sunday.

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Pupils from Eastlea Comprehensive School, Newham

Young poets compete in Stratford world cup

If you thought there was only one world cup final this month, think again.

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News editor Ramzy Alwakeel will be cycling 100 miles

Parklife: Ramzy cycles the Dunwich Dynamo as training for Prudential RideLondon

News editor Ramzy Alwakeel is tackling the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on August 10. His training diary for Parklife continues here.

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Alieu Gardo, 4, looks nervoulsly over the

Is this world’s highest diving board at Olympic Park?

Watch your step, unless you want to fall off the edge of a diving board that would make even Tom Daley’s stomach churn.

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Team England and Team Wales swimmers at the Lonodn Aquatics Centre. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire

Team England and Wales swimmers train at ‘magic’ aquatics centre before Glasgow

The best swimmers from England and Wales can be seen training in the Olympic Park in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games this week.

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Judo champion Kelly Staddon with some of her trophies

Feature: Dagenham judo Olympic hopeful has been fighting ever since she was first born

She’s now tipped for Olympic success but doctors thought that Kelly Staddon would be barely active after undergoing a revoluntionary heart operation when she was just eight weeks old.

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Prince George with his mother the Duchess of Cambridge. Picture: Chirs Jackson/PAWire

Named George or Georgina? Claim your royal prize at Olympic Park’s orbit

It’s not only Prince George who will be getting a present on his birthday – his namesakes will too.

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Models Katerina Robinson and Shadi Pararin with a F1 racing car at the first ever F1 Fanzone in London at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.

Video: Fans enjoy Formula One experience at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Formula One fans not lucky enough to get to Silverstone for Lewis Hamilton’s British Grand Prix victory had the next best experience in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Cyclists in the Tour de France going through Stratford High Street

Video: Relive the excitement of the Tour de France in Newham

Residents braved the rain in Newham on Monday for the Tour de France, the largest sporting event in the world.

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Paralympic swimmers set to return to Olympic pool for first time since Games

Paralympic swimmers are set to make a splash when they return to the Olympic pool for the first time since London 2012.

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Britain’s best hockey players to face off at Olympic Park this week

Britain’s best field hockey players will be clashing sticks at the newly opened Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

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David Goldstone appointed new chief executive of LLDC to take over in September. Picture: Press Association.

New Olympic legacy boss David Goldstone appointed

David Goldstone CBE has been named as the new boss in charge of the Olympic and Paralympic legacy.

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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)