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Getting Ahead For The Games

By Lindsey Last edited 110 months ago
Getting Ahead For The Games
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With immaculate PR timing, just a week after London was urged to focus on delivering the 2012 Games on time, the team at Olympic HQ announce that work is starting on the Stratford Olympic Stadium 3 months ahead of schedule.

In fact, they're so ahead of their game the news hasn't yet made it into the official 2012 website, although, that tells us other thrilling news: the laying of underground power cables is also beating deadlines and the big old UEL tower in the Olympic Park is being demolished.

The design of the super stadium will be unveiled tomorrow. This is definitely good and exciting news to distract from the fact that, yes, it's still costing £216 million more than originally anticipated and to help us forget about the radioactive doohickies.

Keep up the good work, guys! Let's hope the lessons of Wembley have been properly learned.

Artist's impression of the proposed Olympic Stadium courtesy of the LDA.

Last Updated 06 November 2007