April 21 2015 Latest news:

Olympics Legacy

Broadford school were treated to a fantastic day out at the London Olympic Velodrome

Harold Hill school goes for gold at Olympic Velopark

Broadford Primary School in Faringdon Avenue, Harold Hill, took 30 children to Lee Valley Velopark after successfully completing their Bikeability level 2 course at school.

Read full story »

Could you beat Paula Radcliffe's record at the Great Newham London Run? Picture: Tom Shaw

Marathon record challenge for Great Newham London Run participants

Could you break the marathon world record at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer?

Read full story »

Balloons at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

ArcelorMittal Orbit celebrates first birthday with balloons

Visitors to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park can spend a balloon-filled weekend at the top of the UK’s tallest sculpture, to celebrate its first birthday.

Read full story »

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) is supporting local cyclist Isla Rush to reach her goal of becoming a professional cyclist by giving her free use of Splash Leisure & Fitness Centre in Sheringham for her training. Pictured 


Sports star aspires to be professional cyclist

An aspiring athlete from north Norfolk has been given a push towards her goal of becoming a professional cyclist.

Read full story »

Since 9/11

9/11 Twin Towers steel sculpture unveiled at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A monumental piece of 9/11 Twin Towers steel recovered from Ground Zero has been made into a striking public artwork for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Read full story »

Jessica-Jane Applegate is being sponsored by Bradwell Butchers

Bradwell butcher backs Great Yarmouth’s golden girl Jessica-Jane Applegate

Paralympic gold medal swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate is training hard for the Rio 2016 games – and she is being backed by a Bradwell businessman.

Read full story »

A vision to drive down obesity and get young people active and healthy in Norfolk has been unveiled.   Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Norfolk’s new focus on getting young people fit and healthy

As obesity becomes a growing problem and time spent exercising dips, ROSA MCMAHON reports on a new strategy to tackle the trend.

Read full story »

Boris Johnson announces 1,500 new homes at East Wick and Sweetwater: with 
Rosanna Lawes, Exec Director Realestate at LLDC, Leo Quinn, chief executive of Balfour Beatty, David Goldstone, LLDC chief executive, Mary Parsons, director of business development at Places for People.

Boris Johnson unveils 1,500 new homes for Olympic Park

Mayor of London Boris Johnson descended on Newham today to announce an extra 1,500 homes to be built in the Olympic Park.

Read full story »

Clare Balding chats to a pupil

Video: Clare Balding inspires Newham’s schoolgirls to consider sporting career

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

Read full story »

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.

Read full story »

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.

Read full story »

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.

Read full story »

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.

Read full story »

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

Read full story »

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.

Read full story »


Official London Olympics 2012 website

Olympic Park Legacy Company

Working for London 2012

London 2012 tickets

Olympics schedule

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