March 31 2015 Latest news:

Olympics Legacy

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 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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)