November 26 2014 Latest news:

Olympics Legacy

The NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters is coming to the Olympic Park today. Picture: EMPICS Sport/PA Images

Wheelchair tennis players do battle in Olympic Park today

The world’s top wheelchair tennis players will kick off a five day tournament at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre today.

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Wheelchair tennis players Jordanne Whiley, Kgothatso Montjane and Lucas Sithole with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson

Wheelchair tennis stars meet Mayor ahead of tournament

The world’s best wheelchair tennis players are set to begin battle at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park tomorrow, but three of them had a warm up match with a very special guest.

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The NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters is coming to the Olympic park this week. Picture: EMPICS Sport/PA Images

Competition: Win tickets to Wheelchair tennis masters at Olympic park

It’s your last chance to win tickets to watch the world’s best wheelchair tennis players return to the Olympic park.

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Young children take to the court at the Disablity Tennis Festival at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

First disability tennis festival bounces onto court at Olympic park

The first disability tennis festival for young people has been held in the former Olympic park.

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Headteacher Kerry Linden is going to be singing with her choir at Twickenham for the England South African game

Romford headteacher sings at England v South Africa this afternoon

A head teacher will sing the national anthems at today’s England rugby match with the Games Maker Choir.

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Boris bikes are spreading east (Picture: PA Images/Dominic Lipinski)

‘Boris bikes’ to come to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

So-called “Boris bikes” will soon be available to hire in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as the successful urban cycle hire scheme expands.

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Members of the Legacy Youth Panel

Teens advise on Olympic Park legacy

The future of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is in safe hands following the recruitment of new members of the Legacy Youth Panel.

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Reporter Mark Shales prepares to abseil down Stratford's ArcelorMittal Orbit.

Video: Abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Olympic Park

Of all the ways to spend a grey Friday morning in Stratford, plummeting down the ArcelorMittal Orbit is not the first thing that comes to mind.

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The Greenwich Over 55s Club celebrate their victory at the Better Club Games 2014 in the Copper Box Arena

Over 55s get competitive at tournament in Olympic Park

Former Olympic javelin champion Tessa Sanderson CBE was on hand to present medals to winners at the annual Better Club Games.

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An artists impression of how the orchard at Mandeville Place, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, will look

Paralympic legacy honoured with dedicated orchard space in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

An area of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be dedicated to the London 2012 Paralympic Games with plans to build an orchard, it has been unveiled today.

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Reporter Freddy Mayhew takes to the trails at around the Lee Valley VeloPark in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Feature: Hitting the mountain bike trails at Lee Valley VeloPark

Cycling in this country seems to be the thing that suddenly all your mates are obsessing over.

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Artist Ruud Reutelingsperger (seated) with Building Craft's College students Will Elworthy, 30, Tim Handley, 27 and Darren Roberts, 25

Pop-up cottage installation recalls history of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A Dutch “arty-tect” is behind the latest installation to pop up around the Olympic Park.

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It has taken seven years but the waterways and wetlands around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are now established. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson.

Olympic Park’s transformation from industrial wasteland to stunning wetlands

It’s easy to forget, amid the constant chatter about the sporting legacy of London 2012, that there are other legacies being tended to as well.

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After covering 5km the runners are greeted by the Color Festival where the air is filled with music and coloured powder. Picture: Jordan Mansfield

Color Run comes to Olympic Park

Runners sprang into action as music and colour filled the air at the weekend.

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Sidney Schuman, 84 attempting to break the world record for the furthest distance travelled on a velodrome track in one hour at the Lee Valley Velodrome in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Octogenarian Sidney Schuman makes world record cycle run at Lee Valley VeloPark

Turning 84 is no reason to get out of the saddle, at least not for one record holder.

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Barking Sporthouse And Gym has secured a £500,000 grant from Sport England

Barking Sporthouse wins £500,000 grant for extreme sport facilities

Sporthouse has been awarded half-a-million pounds towards the development of an extreme sports facility, including an indoor skate park and climbing wall.

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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)