London Olympics 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be held in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012, followed by the 2012 Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September.

London Olympic parkThis will be the third time London has hosted the games having also done so in 1908 and 1948.

Discover more about the history of London Olympics.

The 2012 Olympics will take place in a host of new venues as well as using existing and historic facilities. Many of the new facilities will be reused and the plans are part of the regeneration of Stratford and Lower Lea Valley in east London.

More venue information here: Olympic venues.

london olympics 2012 logoThe London 2012 Olympic logo has created considerable controversy and the spiralling cost of the games is likely to be a ongoing problem.

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London Olympics News

Fri, 25 Nov 2011
Drones to patrol London skies above Olympic Stadium

Thu, 24 Nov 2011
BBC Olympics coverage gets the Elbow

Tue, 22 Nov 2011
Olympic volunteers' uniforms revealed

Mon, 21 Nov 2011
Guide to Travelling to the London 2012 Olympics

Sun, 20 Nov 2011
London 2012 request may have bounced British trampolinist out of Olympics

Thu, 17 Nov 2011
Michael Johnson warns of home 'disadvantage' at London 2012 Olympics

Wed, 16 Nov 2011
A snapshot history of the Olympic Games in London

Wed, 16 Nov 2011
War zone: the London Olympic Games

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