Tagged in OLYMPICS

In Search Of London's Giant 2012 Olympic Rings

In Search Of London's Giant 2012 Olympic Rings

Do any survive?
Tracking Down London's Gold Post Boxes

Tracking Down London's Gold Post Boxes

Olympic gold post boxes in London: will we see any for 2016?
5 Years On: The Olympic Legacy In East London

5 Years On: The Olympic Legacy In East London

What's your opinion on the Olympic Park of today?
You Can Still Get Olympic & Paralympic Tickets

You Can Still Get Olympic & Paralympic Tickets

As little as £10 can still get you first-hand London 2012 action.
Mapped: London’s Moving Football Clubs

Mapped: London’s Moving Football Clubs

Ahead of the decision on the future of the Olympic stadium, we map the different locations that London's professional football clubs have called home.
Official Olympic Travel Advice, From Transport from Londonist

Official Olympic Travel Advice, From Transport from Londonist

Note: advice may not actually be official.
Olympic Stadium: An Athletics Spectator's Guide

Olympic Stadium: An Athletics Spectator's Guide

You've managed to get a ticket for the athletics, but what is it actually like inside the Olympic Stadium?
Olympic Logo Is 'Racist', Claims Iran

Olympic Logo Is 'Racist', Claims Iran

More hidden symbolism in the world's most maligned logo.
Were The Olympics Good Or Bad For London?

Were The Olympics Good Or Bad For London?

Who won and lost (other than the athletes)?
Anish Kapoor's Towering Olympic Sculpture Revealed

Anish Kapoor's Towering Olympic Sculpture Revealed

Olympic Closing Ceremony Concert Announced

Olympic Closing Ceremony Concert Announced

The Best Of British headline Hyde Park gig.
Christ To Rise On Primrose Hill?

Christ To Rise On Primrose Hill?

Copy of famous Rio statue could grace the north London viewpoint.
Where To Watch The Olympic Torch Relay This Weekend

Where To Watch The Olympic Torch Relay This Weekend

And a heads-up on next week's borough visitations.
ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Completed

ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Completed

Olympic Park's tallest stucture revealed.
Route For Olympic Cycle Race Revealed

Route For Olympic Cycle Race Revealed

Olympic chiefs have unveiled the route for the 2012 cycling road race.
Get Ahead Of The Games: New Transport Website Launched

Get Ahead Of The Games: New Transport Website Launched

Play with exploding tube stations whilst you plan your Olympic travel
Could London Host The 2016 Olympics If Brazil Messes Up?

Could London Host The 2016 Olympics If Brazil Messes Up?

Bizarre, unsourced article in the Standard leads to speculation.
West Ham Release 2012 Stadium Plans

West Ham Release 2012 Stadium Plans

West Ham United have released details of their plans to transform the Olympic Stadium into a football ground. Not to be deterred, Tottenham have also unveiled their own plans for redeveloping the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace.
Orbit Tower Reopens, Offering Views Of The Olympic Park

Orbit Tower Reopens, Offering Views Of The Olympic Park

Park in Progress tours run till June 2013.
Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Jake Baiting

Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Jake Baiting

Join the Jake Humphrey fan club.
Olympics: Volunteer Uniforms Revealed

Olympics: Volunteer Uniforms Revealed

But are they inspired by Sainsbury's or a cartoon villain?
De Trop! French Is The Official Language For 2012 Olympics

De Trop! French Is The Official Language For 2012 Olympics

Stone the crows! Or, rather, <em>sacre bleu</em>: the Telegraph has obtained a copy of the Olympic "technical manuals", the IOC's guidelines for hosting the Games, which reveal that French will be the main language.
Olympic Tickets: Second Round Best Buy Guide By Category

Olympic Tickets: Second Round Best Buy Guide By Category

Need a strategy for the second round of Olympic ticketing? Read this.
Olympic Tickets: Tactics For The Final UK Sale Today

Olympic Tickets: Tactics For The Final UK Sale Today

Read how to give yourself the best chance of success in this morning's Olympic ticket sale.
The Olympic Park Made From LEGO

The Olympic Park Made From LEGO

If only the real thing had been built this way.
Naughty Olympic Street Art On Brick Lane

Naughty Olympic Street Art On Brick Lane

Mandeville and his special friend.
Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Try The Food

Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Try The Food

The good, the bad and the ugly.
Olympic Ticket Ballot: What Are Your Chances?

Olympic Ticket Ballot: What Are Your Chances?

Anxious about how much money you've got riding on Olympic tickets? Read on.
Designs For Olympic And Diamond Jubilee Oyster Cards Revealed

Designs For Olympic And Diamond Jubilee Oyster Cards Revealed

Travel in (questionable) style this summer.
Team GB Olympic Kit Revealed

Team GB Olympic Kit Revealed

London Indie And Rock Festival Guide 2012

London Indie And Rock Festival Guide 2012

Festival season starts this weekend - ours is a cider please
Record Paralympics Ticket Sales And More Available Next Week

Record Paralympics Ticket Sales And More Available Next Week

Cheaper with less ticketing website hassle.
The Future Of The Olympic Park

The Future Of The Olympic Park

With the Games over, what happens next?
TfL Unveils Tube Map Of Olympic Heroes

TfL Unveils Tube Map Of Olympic Heroes

This train terminates at Venus Williams.
Olympic Park Now Visible On Google Maps

Olympic Park Now Visible On Google Maps

The Olympic Park is now visible on Google Maps, complete with a handful of amusing mistakes.
Who Will Light The Olympic Torch?

Who Will Light The Olympic Torch?

We come up with a few ideas, which we bet LOCOG won't have thought of.
Wenlock And Mandeville: Where Are They Now?

Wenlock And Mandeville: Where Are They Now?

We track down the London 2012 mascots.
Team GB Parade Route Announced

Team GB Parade Route Announced

See Mo, Jess, Wiggo and the rest.
How To Say 'Stand On The Right Please' In 29 Languages

How To Say 'Stand On The Right Please' In 29 Languages

We went crowd-sourcing to build the definitive international guide to telling people off on escalators.
New Tube Map Shows Olympic Medal Winners

New Tube Map Shows Olympic Medal Winners

Change at Bradley Wiggins for trains to Chris Hoy.
Things To Do In London This Olympic Weekend: 27-29 July

Things To Do In London This Olympic Weekend: 27-29 July

Olympics, Exhibition Road Show, Book Club Basecamp, Deptford X, Air Guitar and Billy Bragg's Busk.
How To Cope With London’s 2012 Tourists

How To Cope With London’s 2012 Tourists

We've got five simple rules to survive the tourist storm on the horizon.
Where To Watch The Rio Olympics 2016 In London

Where To Watch The Rio Olympics 2016 In London

Free places to watch the action.
The Secret Ley Lines Of The Olympic Gold Medal

The Secret Ley Lines Of The Olympic Gold Medal

Is there a hidden symbolism in the new medal design? The conspiracy starts here.
Find London's Golden Post Boxes

Find London's Golden Post Boxes

Map to locate medal winners' celebratory letter receptacles.
Things To Do In London This Olympic Weekend: 10-12 August

Things To Do In London This Olympic Weekend: 10-12 August

Last weekend of the Olympics, Forgotten Festival, Hoxton Soundgarden, Camden Fringe & last chance to bounce on Stonehenge.
Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Watch The Big Screens

Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Watch The Big Screens

Finding the best viewing spots for Park Live.
Aerial Photos Of The Olympic Park And The Shard

Aerial Photos Of The Olympic Park And The Shard

Photographer Jason Hawkes has been spending time in the skies again
Policeman Wenlock: Amazon Reviews

Policeman Wenlock: Amazon Reviews

Olympic mascot finds a cult following...
Team GB Victory Parade Set For 10 September

Team GB Victory Parade Set For 10 September

All 543 competitors invited for huge parade.
East Village: Where The Streets Have New Names

East Village: Where The Streets Have New Names

Cheering Lane and Ravens Walk explained.
Welcome Back The Former Olympic Park With Open East Festival

Welcome Back The Former Olympic Park With Open East Festival

Live music, art and pop-up performances help you explore London's newest public park (sponsored post).
Where To Watch The Paralympics

Where To Watch The Paralympics

Big screens reopen, line the streets for the Marathon or take in unprecedented telly coverage.
Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Find The Bench Facts

Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Find The Bench Facts

50 pieces of trivia and philosophy are dotted around the Park.
Alan Clarke's Olympic Tube Posters

Alan Clarke's Olympic Tube Posters

Beautiful (non-official) posters.
Can You Beat The Olympic Brand Police?

Can You Beat The Olympic Brand Police?

Gold medal for effort for some of these creative ways to get around Olympic branding ban.
Free Summer Fun In London: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Free Summer Fun In London: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Put it on your summer to-do list.
Want To Work At The Olympic Games? Register Now.

Want To Work At The Olympic Games? Register Now.

Over 100,000 jobs will be created by the 2012 Games.
Hackney To Be Twinned With Scarborough

Hackney To Be Twinned With Scarborough

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside
Paralympics Tickets: Let's Make It A Sellout

Paralympics Tickets: Let's Make It A Sellout

You can still get into the Olympic Park and watch sport for just £15.
London To Get A Kilometre-Long Floating Walkway

London To Get A Kilometre-Long Floating Walkway

More bread and circuses in time for the Olympics.
Giant Olympic Rings Unveiled At St Pancras

Giant Olympic Rings Unveiled At St Pancras

First of several sets to appear across the capital.
Have You Been To The National Hospitality Houses?

Have You Been To The National Hospitality Houses?

Food, booze and events from Olympic nations.
Countdown To 2012: Fireworks At BT Tower

Countdown To 2012: Fireworks At BT Tower

Damon Albarn's Monkey Opera Comes to London

Damon Albarn's Monkey Opera Comes to London

The Olympic Park Reopens This Weekend

The Olympic Park Reopens This Weekend

Explore the sports venues, parkland, family activities & more.
First Fatality On Olympic Park As Storms Sweep London

First Fatality On Olympic Park As Storms Sweep London

Gatwick tower hit, trains cancelled and a Sutton teacher has a lucky escape.
In Pictures: The Orbit Tower In The Olympic Park

In Pictures: The Orbit Tower In The Olympic Park

PIctures of the park's tallest structure, which has reached its full height.
Olympics Tweets Will Decide Colour Of London Eye

Olympics Tweets Will Decide Colour Of London Eye

Algorithm will generate a positivity ratio based on sentiment of tweets.
Ping! Free Ping Pong Returns To London

Ping! Free Ping Pong Returns To London

100 tables, all free to play.
New Images Of The Olympic Park After The Games

New Images Of The Olympic Park After The Games

The post-2012 park.
Gallery: Light Show Welcomes Olympic Rings to Tower Bridge

Gallery: Light Show Welcomes Olympic Rings to Tower Bridge

30 days and counting.
2012 Olympic Competition Schedule & Ticket Prices Released

2012 Olympic Competition Schedule & Ticket Prices Released

Time to start working out your Olympic spectator schedule.
Olympic Lanes Lead To Wapping Island

Olympic Lanes Lead To Wapping Island

Impending transport trouble for east London residents.
How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

Famous landmark to get Olympic ring ornamenture.
Extra, Extra...Olympic Logo Edition

Extra, Extra...Olympic Logo Edition

Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Phone Box Art

Things To Do In The Olympic Park: Phone Box Art

Kooky kiosks mark former industrial eyesores.
The Photoshopped Olympics

The Photoshopped Olympics

The best Olympic photo-trickery from around the web.
Boris Johnson Introduces The London Olympics

Boris Johnson Introduces The London Olympics

Comedy gold, silver and bronze.
London Bridge Tests Olympic Queueing System During Jubilee

London Bridge Tests Olympic Queueing System During Jubilee

And a weekday test will happen on Thursday.
Alternative Tube Maps: Olympic Venues

Alternative Tube Maps: Olympic Venues

May not be based on actual transport options.
Olympic Tickets Update: Watching & Waiting

Olympic Tickets Update: Watching & Waiting

Keep a close eye on your bank balance
Video: A Tour Around The Olympic Park

Video: A Tour Around The Olympic Park

Jonathan Edwards takes a walk around the 2012 Olympic sites.
In Pictures: Regent Street Welcomes The World Olympic Nations

In Pictures: Regent Street Welcomes The World Olympic Nations

With a panoply of national flags.
Extra Tickets On Sale To Fill Empty Seats

Extra Tickets On Sale To Fill Empty Seats

The mysterious case of the missing Games spectators.
Meet The 2012 Olympic Mascots

Meet The 2012 Olympic Mascots

John Lewis 2012 Shop Olympic Stadium View Revealed

John Lewis 2012 Shop Olympic Stadium View Revealed

Olympic inspiration for your merchandise shopping
Trafalgar Square Olympic Clock: Stuck Already

Trafalgar Square Olympic Clock: Stuck Already

Less than 24 hours into it's countdown, the official timepiece throws a wobbly.
Video: Best Bits Of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Video: Best Bits Of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The highlights, both old and new.
HMS Ocean Welcomes Tourists, Gives Them Guns And Stickers

HMS Ocean Welcomes Tourists, Gives Them Guns And Stickers

HMS Ocean is anchored up in Greenwich and Games-ready!
Olympics Park Spectator Site Revealed

Olympics Park Spectator Site Revealed

10,000-spectator site in the middle of the Olympic Park.
Ticket Alert: Russia Sochi Park Ice Spectacular During Olympics

Ticket Alert: Russia Sochi Park Ice Spectacular During Olympics

Ice dancing, a digital winter wonderland and a virtual chairlift ride.
London 2012: The Capital's Olympic Torch Relay Route Annouced

London 2012: The Capital's Olympic Torch Relay Route Annouced

Greenwich first; then the torch will travel through all 33 London boroughs
Highlights & Pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Highlights & Pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It's open.
Elbow's Olympic Soundtrack Unveiled

Elbow's Olympic Soundtrack Unveiled

Elbow lend their orchestral indie to the running and jumping, while Hyde Park sort of rocks.
Giant Olympic Rings Float Down Thames

Giant Olympic Rings Float Down Thames

A riverine stunt marks 150 days to go.
Lazy, Energetic Or Somewhere In Between: 10 Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Lazy, Energetic Or Somewhere In Between: 10 Things To Do At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

From beach lounging to BMX biking.
Is The Olympic Torch Visiting Your Street?

Is The Olympic Torch Visiting Your Street?

7,300 torchbearers named and 68 days' worth of the route revealed.
Signage At London Aquatics Centre Is Already Falling Apart

Signage At London Aquatics Centre Is Already Falling Apart

Anyone know the way to the 'dving pool'?
Giant Shot Put Crash-Lands In Kennington

Giant Shot Put Crash-Lands In Kennington

Even Geoff Capes would struggle to shift this beast.
London 2012 Mascots Decorate Town

London 2012 Mascots Decorate Town

Wenlock and Mandeville's clone army.
Olympic Opening Ceremony Details Revealed

Olympic Opening Ceremony Details Revealed

Featuring real animals, greenery and a huge bell end.
New EastEnders Titles Feature Olympic Park

New EastEnders Titles Feature Olympic Park

A new addition to the east London scene.
Alternative Olympic Posters

Alternative Olympic Posters

The official Olympic posters stir others into creativity.
TfL Promote Pub Going To Prevent 2012 Commuter Congestion

TfL Promote Pub Going To Prevent 2012 Commuter Congestion

Don't even try and get your train, get a beer down you instead.
London Olympic Timetable - First Weekend

London Olympic Timetable - First Weekend

Security, Fear And Terrorism: A Few Notes

Security, Fear And Terrorism: A Few Notes

Security, surveillance and paranoia.
Team GB And Dangleboris...Knitted

Team GB And Dangleboris...Knitted

Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah, Andy Murray and Bradley Wiggins in stitches.
Where To See The Paralympic Torch

Where To See The Paralympic Torch

Be at the Flame Festival or line the Relay route with lanterns.
In Pictures: The Olympic Park View Tube

In Pictures: The Olympic Park View Tube

Medal Map Shows Team GB Home Towns

Medal Map Shows Team GB Home Towns

OS map of medal glory.
Ping Pong London: Whiff Whaff's Coming Home

Ping Pong London: Whiff Whaff's Coming Home

Noah's Ark 'Replica' For Olympics?

Noah's Ark 'Replica' For Olympics?

Comes with robotic lions.
2012 Olympic Ticket Prices Released

2012 Olympic Ticket Prices Released

Missile Sites Proposed For Blackheath And Shooters Hill

Missile Sites Proposed For Blackheath And Shooters Hill

Potential Olympic defence sites revealed.
Transport Minister Says 'Work From Home' During Olympics

Transport Minister Says 'Work From Home' During Olympics

It's time to start nagging your boss so you can avoid transport delays of up to an hour next summer.
London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 12 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 12 August

The final Olympic roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Pop-Up Cinema Arrives In Stratford

Pop-Up Cinema Arrives In Stratford

Soundhouse Studios opens on the edge of the Olympic Park.
Olympic Protestors Banned From Twitter, Launch New Spoof

Olympic Protestors Banned From Twitter, Launch New Spoof

Follow this Twitter feed while you can.
In Pictures: Inside the Olympic Athletes' Village

In Pictures: Inside the Olympic Athletes' Village

A photographic peek inside and the view from the Olympic Athletes' Village
Rent Out Your Home For £2k A Week During Olympics

Rent Out Your Home For £2k A Week During Olympics

Letting agents say flats could be rented out for thousands of pounds a week during the Olympics. Chance for a nice little earner?
Olympic Ticket Payments Blocked By Anti-Fraud Software

Olympic Ticket Payments Blocked By Anti-Fraud Software

Over 100 Barclaycard customers flagged as dodgy.
Curbing The Curry Touts Of Brick Lane

Curbing The Curry Touts Of Brick Lane

Council wants to discourage dodgy dopiaza deals in Spitalfieds.
London 2012 Olympics: Visiting The ExCeL

London 2012 Olympics: Visiting The ExCeL

Tips and experiences on watching sport at the Docklands venue.
New Images Of London River Park

New Images Of London River Park

A new set of concept images for the planned Thameside park.
New Aerial Pics Of The Olympic Park

New Aerial Pics Of The Olympic Park

With a little over 500 days before the Games, the Olympic Delivery Authority releases another batch of photographs.
Preview: Arigato In London @ County Hall

Preview: Arigato In London @ County Hall

Japan says thank you for tsunami support with two weeks of food, drink and events.
Tottenham Reveal 2012 Stadium Plans

Tottenham Reveal 2012 Stadium Plans

With a decision on what will happen to the Olympic Stadium after the games expected soon, Tottenham have released details of their plans for the site.
Did Boris Write Twenty Twelve 'Way To Go!' Gag?

Did Boris Write Twenty Twelve 'Way To Go!' Gag?

Fiction and reality blur between 'Twenty Twelve' parody transport strategy and Boris Johnson's real transport strategy.
Muse Write Official Olympics Theme

Muse Write Official Olympics Theme

The soundtrack to the rest of the summer has been unveiled.
The Chap & Hendrick's Olympiad 2007

The Chap & Hendrick's Olympiad 2007

Lee Valley By Bike: Explore A Lesser Known Slice Of London Greenery

Lee Valley By Bike: Explore A Lesser Known Slice Of London Greenery

Nature rather than naturist this time...
Olympic Stadium Could Be Given Sponsor's Name

Olympic Stadium Could Be Given Sponsor's Name

West Ham forced to deny that new home will be christened the Ann Summers Stadium.
Tourist Bookings Down For Olympics Period

Tourist Bookings Down For Olympics Period

'Normal' tourists staying away from London by the busload.
Be A Drummer At The Olympics Opening Ceremony

Be A Drummer At The Olympics Opening Ceremony

This will take some beating.
Indoor Ski Resort Mooted For 2012 Media Centre

Indoor Ski Resort Mooted For 2012 Media Centre

The barmiest post-Olympic plan yet?
The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: One Year On

The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: One Year On

A performer's memories.
Olympic Tickets: Bid For Tickets Tonight!

Olympic Tickets: Bid For Tickets Tonight!

Another chance to grab Games tickets.
Video: Construction Of The Olympic Park's Orbit Tower

Video: Construction Of The Olympic Park's Orbit Tower

Time-lapse video shows the growing ArcelorMittal Orbit. With a name that good, who needs a sobriquet?
Clapham Common To Host Pride House London

Clapham Common To Host Pride House London

South west London gets some Olympic excitement
Central Line Causes Problems For Opening Ceremony Rehearsal

Central Line Causes Problems For Opening Ceremony Rehearsal

Attendees queueing for the tube fight temptation to tweet details.
In Pictures: Olympics Street Art

In Pictures: Olympics Street Art

It's not just athletes who are inspired by the Games.
Crystal Palace Transmitter To Be Switched Off Before Olympics

Crystal Palace Transmitter To Be Switched Off Before Olympics

London's "Eiffel Tower" will cease analogue transmission next spring.
Temporary Restaurant Overlooking Olympic Site To Open

Temporary Restaurant Overlooking Olympic Site To Open

Street Art Of The Olympic Park

Street Art Of The Olympic Park

A walk around the Olympic Park perimeter is like a free gallery of street art.
Interview: Kate Walsh - GB Women's Hockey Captain

Interview: Kate Walsh - GB Women's Hockey Captain

Music Preview: BT London Live

Music Preview: BT London Live

Free music in London's parks to celebrate The Sport.
This Town Is Coming Like A Ghost Town

This Town Is Coming Like A Ghost Town

But are we all coming back at the worst time?
The Olympic Opening Ceremony: From Queen To Bean

The Olympic Opening Ceremony: From Queen To Bean

Pics and observations from the Opening Ceremony.
Tom Daley Poses On The Olympic Diving Board

Tom Daley Poses On The Olympic Diving Board

The Olympic Delivery Authority has released a picture of Tom Daley, one of Britain's brightest medal hopes for the 2012 Games, standing on top of the diving board in the Aquatics Centre.
London River Park Postponed

London River Park Postponed

Proposal for floating walkway put on hold.
Book Now: Lee Valley White Water Centre Opens 22 April

Book Now: Lee Valley White Water Centre Opens 22 April

Your chance to test the waters of the London 2012 Canoe Slalom rapids ahead of the Games.
TfL's Journey Planner Doesn't Recognise "Olympic Park"

TfL's Journey Planner Doesn't Recognise "Olympic Park"

Strange suggestions from Transport for London on how to get to the Games.
Games Lane Confusion Continues

Games Lane Confusion Continues

'No-one' issuing fines for using M4 Olympic lane.
Inside The 2012 Olympic Park: 540 Days To Go

Inside The 2012 Olympic Park: 540 Days To Go

With the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics a mere 540 days away, we took a tour around the gigantic building site that is the Olympic park in east London.
In Pictures: Diving World Cup @ The Aquatic Centre, Olympic Park

In Pictures: Diving World Cup @ The Aquatic Centre, Olympic Park

Divers take a tumble into the pool.
Londonist Interviews: Mayoral Hopeful Warwick Lightfoot

Londonist Interviews: Mayoral Hopeful Warwick Lightfoot

Olympic Train Timetable: New Details Announced

Olympic Train Timetable: New Details Announced

4,000 additional train services, but no all-night Tube.
How Was Your Commute? The First Full Working Day Of Olympics

How Was Your Commute? The First Full Working Day Of Olympics

Good service reported on all Tube lines. But what's your experience?
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Cycling - Track & Road

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Cycling - Track & Road

Watch the Olympic Road Races this weekend for free.
Stratford Grand Prix: F1 Bid For Olympic Stadium

Stratford Grand Prix: F1 Bid For Olympic Stadium

Will race track proposal get the green light?
London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 29 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 29 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
In Pictures: Olympic Torch Relay

In Pictures: Olympic Torch Relay

We think this picture is better than that one on top of the London Eye.
For Sale: 1948 Olympic Torch

For Sale: 1948 Olympic Torch

Olympic Torchbearers Charged To Keep Torches

Olympic Torchbearers Charged To Keep Torches

Those great golden spliffs don't come cheap.
Boris Johnson Proposes Hammersmith Tunnel

Boris Johnson Proposes Hammersmith Tunnel

"Elevated monster" may make way for underground development
Don't Get Caught Out Cashing In On Olympic Lets

Don't Get Caught Out Cashing In On Olympic Lets

Some councils are fine with it, some may fine you
Night Photos Of The Olympic Park

Night Photos Of The Olympic Park

A new stadium of light.
London Dance, RnB and Pop Festival Guide 2012

London Dance, RnB and Pop Festival Guide 2012

Don't forget your dancing wellies for some summertime London raving.
Free Family Fun: Half-Term At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Free Family Fun: Half-Term At Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

560 acres to explore by foot, bike and boat.
Olympic Security: Why So Chaotic?

Olympic Security: Why So Chaotic?

Last minute recruitment drive not going that well.
Little Chef Keeps Olympic Breakfast

Little Chef Keeps Olympic Breakfast

New Sections Of The Olympic Park To Reopen Soon

New Sections Of The Olympic Park To Reopen Soon

Climb the orbit, swim in the pools...from spring.
London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 28 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 28 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Fish Eye Olympic Stadium Spy

Fish Eye Olympic Stadium Spy

The Vice Guide To The Olympics

The Vice Guide To The Olympics

Or, rather, a couple of dozen ways to moan about the Games.
Olympic Mascots Ridiculed From Every Angle

Olympic Mascots Ridiculed From Every Angle

Wenlock And Mandeville Release Official Mascot Single

Wenlock And Mandeville Release Official Mascot Single

Who knows how far you can go, when you travel on a rainbow?
Want To Come On The Londonist Olympic Walk?

Want To Come On The Londonist Olympic Walk?

A 20km tour through London's Olympic stadia, past and present.
Perform At The Paralympics Opening And Closing Ceremonies

Perform At The Paralympics Opening And Closing Ceremonies

No previous experience required.
Cultural Tips For Londoners

Cultural Tips For Londoners

Olympic Torch Extinguished After 16 Days Of Glory

Olympic Torch Extinguished After 16 Days Of Glory

Well done, London.
Orbit Tower May Remain Open During Olympic Park Redevelopment

Orbit Tower May Remain Open During Olympic Park Redevelopment

Bus tours of site also a possibility, says legacy chief.
Olympic Ticket Saga Continues: Many Disappointed

Olympic Ticket Saga Continues: Many Disappointed

Were you an Olympic winner or loser?
Battersea Power Station: The Future?

Battersea Power Station: The Future?

Shakespeare's Globe Goes Global for London 2012; and Indoors in 2013

Shakespeare's Globe Goes Global for London 2012; and Indoors in 2013

A Spanish Henry VIII, an Italian Julius Caesar and a Tempest in Arabic: Être ou ne pas être? Shakespeare's Globe is staging all 38 of the Bard's plays in the summer of 2012, each in a different language.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Shooting

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Shooting

What to expect at the Olympic and Paralympic shooting events, as well as an interview with super skeet shot Rory Warlow.
The London Shops With Olympic Names

The London Shops With Olympic Names

Photos of London shops with the word 'Olympic' in their name, and the dodgy legal ground they tread.
Full London 2012 Festival Programme Announced

Full London 2012 Festival Programme Announced

12,000 events featuring stars from Albarn to Wei Wei. It's going to be quite a summer.
Boat-Shaped Room To Be Built On Queen Elizabeth Hall

Boat-Shaped Room To Be Built On Queen Elizabeth Hall

Coming soon to the South Bank: the most unusual riverside pied-a-terre since David Blaine's perspex box.
London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 5 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 5 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Olympics Comedy Twenty Twelve Starts Tonight

Olympics Comedy Twenty Twelve Starts Tonight

Hugh Bonneville and Jessica Hynes are in BBC4's mockumentary, going behind the scenes of London 2012's Deliverance Team.
SAS Have A Secret Olympic Base With Lots Of Guns And Stuff

SAS Have A Secret Olympic Base With Lots Of Guns And Stuff

Terrorists: don't even think about it...
A Tale Of Two Platforms

A Tale Of Two Platforms

A pair of nerdy stories about train platforms. Enter at your own risk.
2012 RIBA Award Winners Revealed

2012 RIBA Award Winners Revealed

Architectural gongs for some new London buildings.
One Year To Go: London 2012 Open Weekend

One Year To Go: London 2012 Open Weekend

Celebrate at one of the live sites or try a new challenge, sport or activity at a local leisure centre for free
Gig Review: Torch Relay Concert @ Hyde Park

Gig Review: Torch Relay Concert @ Hyde Park

“The Geiger counter of Olympo-mania is going to go zoink” Yep, Boz has been talking.
Olympic Torch Design Revealed

Olympic Torch Design Revealed

Golden spliff, or honeycomb baseball bat?
Preview: Bandstand Marathon Across London And UK

Preview: Bandstand Marathon Across London And UK

Closing the London 2012 Festival with some ooom-pah-pah.
The Londonist Olympic Walk: 20 People, 20 Miles & 27 Degrees

The Londonist Olympic Walk: 20 People, 20 Miles & 27 Degrees

White City to Wembley to Stratford in words and pictures.
London 2012 Lowdown: Monday 30 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Monday 30 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
London 2012 Tickets:  Londoners Urged To 'Sign Up'

London 2012 Tickets: Londoners Urged To 'Sign Up'

MoD Confirm Olympic Missile Sites

MoD Confirm Olympic Missile Sites

Six sites confirmed.
Boris Wants An 'Eiffel Tower' For Olympics Site

Boris Wants An 'Eiffel Tower' For Olympics Site

Tonight: Films On Fridges Launch

Tonight: Films On Fridges Launch

A season of outdoor summer screenings at a pop-up cinema on the site of what was once 'Fridge Mountain', Europe's largest dump of discarded refrigerators.
Punchdrunk Faust

Punchdrunk Faust

In Pictures: Surprises STREB

In Pictures: Surprises STREB

Photos of Sunday's acrobatics on London landmarks.
London 2012 Lowdown: Friday 27 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Friday 27 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Olympics Brothel Warning

Olympics Brothel Warning

Pele Coming To Carnaby Street

Pele Coming To Carnaby Street

The ultimate autograph opportunity this side of the Second Coming.
Marathon Swimming & Road Cycling Olympic Test Events

Marathon Swimming & Road Cycling Olympic Test Events

Free world class sport for your weekend
Olympic Ticket Guide Misspells Wembley Stadium

Olympic Ticket Guide Misspells Wembley Stadium

We're on our way to.... Wembly?
Two London Buildings On Stirling Prize Shortlist

Two London Buildings On Stirling Prize Shortlist

Olympic stadium and bank HQ make the grade.
In Pictures: Inside The 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre

In Pictures: Inside The 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre

Inside 'The Stingray', as almost nobody is going to call it.
London 2012 Festival Details Announced

London 2012 Festival Details Announced

The cultural highlights for London.
Olympic Closing Ceremony: One Big Celebration Of British Music

Olympic Closing Ceremony: One Big Celebration Of British Music

Your guide to the closing ceremony, to the tune of Rolling in the Deep.
Step-Free Access For More Overground Stations

Step-Free Access For More Overground Stations

Lifts are coming to Camden Road, Gospel Oak, Hackney Central and Wembley Park
London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 4 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 4 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Preview: Live Music Underground At Brunel Museum

Preview: Live Music Underground At Brunel Museum

Museum in Rotherhithe hosts a pre-Olympic world music series in underground chamber.
London 2012 Lowdown: Tuesday 31 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Tuesday 31 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Heineken Is Official Olympic Booze Sponsor

Heineken Is Official Olympic Booze Sponsor

Finally reaches the parts other beers can't reach...
World's Largest Union Jack, Made From Pants And Stuff

World's Largest Union Jack, Made From Pants And Stuff

West Ham Park gets the red, white and blue treatment.
Olympic Torch Relay...With Added Vermin

Olympic Torch Relay...With Added Vermin

Cute animation, not based on actual events.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A bumper package of pre-weekend news for you.
Christmas Weekend Round-Up

Christmas Weekend Round-Up

What's been happening while you've been gently burping turkey.
London Olympics Ceremonies' Music "Will Be Pre-recorded"

London Olympics Ceremonies' Music "Will Be Pre-recorded"

Can anyone mic up some instruments for inclement weather please?
Olympic Shop Opens

Olympic Shop Opens

The Friday Photos: ArcelorMittal Orbit

The Friday Photos: ArcelorMittal Orbit

The Olympic Park's architectural talisman.
Olympic Test Events: Tickets On Sale 17th November

Olympic Test Events: Tickets On Sale 17th November

Want to take in a test event at the Aquatics Centre or Velodrome? Tickets are on sale soon.
Early Sketches For "Orbit" Tower Revealed

Early Sketches For "Orbit" Tower Revealed

The Chap Olympics

The Chap Olympics

London 2012 Street Art...Part 2

London 2012 Street Art...Part 2

More inventiveness from artists and others.
First Olympic Test Event Tickets Go On Sale

First Olympic Test Event Tickets Go On Sale

See inside the Basketball Arena and other venues this summer.
Quiz: How Well Have The Olympic Sponsors Infiltrated Your Brain?

Quiz: How Well Have The Olympic Sponsors Infiltrated Your Brain?

Know your official cereal bar supplier from your official treat supplier?
Public To Name Olympic Suburbs

Public To Name Olympic Suburbs

Your chance to go down in history by naming part of London.
In Pictures: Olympic Protests

In Pictures: Olympic Protests

Not everyone's caught up in the positive mood.
Digital Cloud Thing Proposed For Olympic Site

Digital Cloud Thing Proposed For Olympic Site

In Pictures: Olympic Fans In London

In Pictures: Olympic Fans In London

Colourful costumes from around town.
A Beatles Reunion (Of Sorts) For The Olympics?

A Beatles Reunion (Of Sorts) For The Olympics?

Rumours emerge of a Fab Two (plus offspring) concert at the opening or closing ceremony.
Relive The Olympics As London 2012 Cauldron Goes On Display

Relive The Olympics As London 2012 Cauldron Goes On Display

Museum of London now houses 'Betty'.
2012 Cupcake Curtain Cut

2012 Cupcake Curtain Cut

HMS Belfast Goes Missing From 2012 Festival Posters

HMS Belfast Goes Missing From 2012 Festival Posters

And bell ringers are not impressed by Martin Creed's joyously noisy artwork.
Olympic Stadium Athletics Track Is Finished

Olympic Stadium Athletics Track Is Finished

Athletes and local kids try out the completed Olympic athletics track.
2012 Olympic Marathon Route Dispute

2012 Olympic Marathon Route Dispute

Watch Out For Olympic Security Exercises On The Thames

Watch Out For Olympic Security Exercises On The Thames

Met Police and Royal Marines familiarise themselves with the river this week
BT Tower Lit Up With Olympic Fireworks

BT Tower Lit Up With Olympic Fireworks

Celebration marks 500 days to go.
Any Questions Answered – The £8 Interview

Any Questions Answered – The £8 Interview

Did You Know? City Of London Police Are Olympic Title Holders

Did You Know? City Of London Police Are Olympic Title Holders

Tug of War constables still hold title.
Olympic Football Tournament Tickets On Sale Today

Olympic Football Tournament Tickets On Sale Today

Here we go, here we go, here we go... again
Road Rage Over Olympic Charge For Cycling Spectators

Road Rage Over Olympic Charge For Cycling Spectators

Cycling fans must pay to watch critical mountain sections.
Olympic Torch Relay In Pictures

Olympic Torch Relay In Pictures

Team GB Olympic And Paralympic Parade Part 1: The Athletes

Team GB Olympic And Paralympic Parade Part 1: The Athletes

21 truck-loads of talent.
London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 11 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 11 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The advert that can tell your gender, and other Londony news.
Big Changes For London Before 2012

Big Changes For London Before 2012

Win Tickets To Russia.Sochi.Park Ice Spectacular

Win Tickets To Russia.Sochi.Park Ice Spectacular

Watch an amazing musical on ice courtesy of the host of the 2014 Winter Games (sponsored post)
Paralympics Lowdown: Sunday 9 September

Paralympics Lowdown: Sunday 9 September

What you need to know about the final day of London 2012.
London 2012: The Video Game

London 2012: The Video Game

Coming to a console near you in June.
Olympic Football Named For Cockney Rhyming Slang

Olympic Football Named For Cockney Rhyming Slang

"On me loaf, Becks!"
Enter The National Lottery Olympic Park Run Ballot

Enter The National Lottery Olympic Park Run Ballot

Will you cross the Olympic finish line before all the elite athletes next year?
Ground-to-Air Missiles For Olympics?

Ground-to-Air Missiles For Olympics?

Are we living in Robocop or something?
Make Money From Your London Home This Summer

Make Money From Your London Home This Summer

Advertise your place to the world with a special offer from HomeAway.co.uk (sponsored post)
Remaining Paralympic Tickets Go Back On Sale

Remaining Paralympic Tickets Go Back On Sale

All we want for Christmas are Olympic Park day passes
Get Ready For The Paralympics: Sports Lowdown

Get Ready For The Paralympics: Sports Lowdown

A potted guide to all Paralympic events.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

That we haven't been assimilated by zombies you probably already knew. Click through for the weekend's other news stories...
Blackfriars Station Beset By Delays

Blackfriars Station Beset By Delays

News And Pictures From St Patrick's Day 2012

News And Pictures From St Patrick's Day 2012

It wasn't all about the drinking...
New Pride House For Limehouse During Olympics

New Pride House For Limehouse During Olympics

Pride House defies sponsorship challenges for London 2012.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

"Hello? Home Office? Can I have a lift?"
Please Come to London

Please Come to London

Best Places in London To Watch Beijing

Best Places in London To Watch Beijing

Pictures Of The Olympic Park From Above

Pictures Of The Olympic Park From Above

A helicopter tour of the Olympic Park and other parts of London.
London 2012 BT Storytellers Announced

London 2012 BT Storytellers Announced

Everyone's got a story to tell about the London Olympics.
Olympic Stadium Construction Is Complete

Olympic Stadium Construction Is Complete

The Olympic Stadium has been completed on time and under budget. Cupcakes all round!
Government Bids For 9,000 Olympic Tickets

Government Bids For 9,000 Olympic Tickets

The Government has put a potential 9,000 Olympic tickets on its Visa card, according to Sports Minister Hugh Robertson.
No 40MPH Shitstream For Olympics, Sadly

No 40MPH Shitstream For Olympics, Sadly

London 2012 Lowdown: Friday 3 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Friday 3 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Olympics Timetable

Olympics Timetable

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Frosty weekend news. Typed with gloves on.
Opinionist: Ordnance Survey Are Not Our Friends

Opinionist: Ordnance Survey Are Not Our Friends

Hampton Court At Heart Of Olympic Cycling Time Trial

Hampton Court At Heart Of Olympic Cycling Time Trial

The elite races for men and women will start and finish at historic Hampton Court Palace.
Smoky London: In Pictures

Smoky London: In Pictures

Preview: The World In London Photography Exhibition

Preview: The World In London Photography Exhibition

Outdoor exhibition of portraits of Londoners from nearly all Olympic nations opens tomorrow.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Cycling - BMX & Mountain Biking

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Cycling - BMX & Mountain Biking

Thrills, spills, flying bikes, crashes and toolkits.
TfL Paying £2.5m For Olympic Site Tour? Not Quite, No

TfL Paying £2.5m For Olympic Site Tour? Not Quite, No

There's been a lot of red faced nonsense about TfL wasting money on Olympics preparation.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Rowing & Paralympic Rowing

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Rowing & Paralympic Rowing

Row, row, row your boat... and don't catch a crab*
Crystal Palace Could Be Moving To... Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace Could Be Moving To... Crystal Palace

A new suitor has joined the increasingly complex story around the future of the Olympic stadium: Crystal Palace F.C.
On Your Marks, Get Set To Run In The Olympic Stadium

On Your Marks, Get Set To Run In The Olympic Stadium

Thrust your chest over the finish line ahead of Mo Farah
London 2012 Lowdown: Thursday 9 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Thursday 9 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Alternative Olympic Soundtrack

Alternative Olympic Soundtrack

Songs which truly reflect London during the Olympics.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Equestrian Events

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Equestrian Events

What you need to know about Eventing, Jumping, Dressage and Para-Dressage
Londonist Goes To The Chap Olympics

Londonist Goes To The Chap Olympics

Transport Warnings For Paralympics

Transport Warnings For Paralympics

Yep, that again.
London 2012 Lowdown: Tuesday 7 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Tuesday 7 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
The Friday Photos: Olympic Rings

The Friday Photos: Olympic Rings

Rings great and small.
Free Olympic Ticket Scheme For London School Kids

Free Olympic Ticket Scheme For London School Kids

125,000 tickets go out to schools.
London 2012 Lowdown: Wednesday 1 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Wednesday 1 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Record Passenger Numbers On Tube For Olympics

Record Passenger Numbers On Tube For Olympics

Hundreds of thousands have also watched the free events.
Folk Olympics: Charlie Brown, Uncrowned King Of Limehouse

Folk Olympics: Charlie Brown, Uncrowned King Of Limehouse

A boxer, a pub and a two-headed calf in Limehouse.
Suggest A 2012 Olympic Theme Tune

Suggest A 2012 Olympic Theme Tune

Save Crystal Palace Diving Institute

Save Crystal Palace Diving Institute

London Expert Predictions For 2012

London Expert Predictions For 2012

Londonist gathered a roomful of Londony people together to consider the Olympic year.
Olympic Park Gets First Completed Venue: The View Tube

Olympic Park Gets First Completed Venue: The View Tube

Book Review: The First London Olympics 1908

Book Review: The First London Olympics 1908

Don't Want Your Olympic Or Paralympic Tickets?

Don't Want Your Olympic Or Paralympic Tickets?

Resell them. And grab tickets to a test event instead.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Lots and lots of Olympics news.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Volleyball

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Volleyball

Spike, block, dig!
New Images Of Olympic Park Revealed

New Images Of Olympic Park Revealed

Panini To Launch 2012 Olympic Sticker Collection

Panini To Launch 2012 Olympic Sticker Collection

Olympic Hockey Pitch Unveiled

Olympic Hockey Pitch Unveiled

That's London Blue and London Pink.
Wembley Dolphinarium Welcomes Giants

Wembley Dolphinarium Welcomes Giants

Paralympic Cauldron Lit In Trafalgar Square

Paralympic Cauldron Lit In Trafalgar Square

Paralympic flame arrives in London very early in the morning.
London Faces £175m Penalty Over Olympics Air Quality

London Faces £175m Penalty Over Olympics Air Quality

London's air quality is so poor, the EU are on the verge of fining us £300m and the IOC may withhold broadcasting revenue.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

It's been a weekend of protesting and anti-protesting.
The Olympic-Logo-A-Day Project Movie

The Olympic-Logo-A-Day Project Movie

Watch 366 remakings of the rings.
London 2012: Listen With Nigel

London 2012: Listen With Nigel

One man. Two ears. Thousands of overheard conversations (sponsored post).
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Judo

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Judo

Everything you need to follow Olympic and Paralympic judo.
M4 Still Closed As Alternative Olympic Routes Investigated

M4 Still Closed As Alternative Olympic Routes Investigated

Cracks on major section of Olympic Route Network proving tricky to repair.
Design An Olympic Coin

Design An Olympic Coin

London 2012 Olympic Medals Unveiled

London 2012 Olympic Medals Unveiled

Big, bold and full of gold (silver and bronze)
How Much Will Olympics Tickets Cost?

How Much Will Olympics Tickets Cost?

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Weightlifting & Paralympic Powerlifting

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Weightlifting & Paralympic Powerlifting

It's all about brawn at ExCel.
TfL Call Centre Staff To Strike Over Olympic Bonus

TfL Call Centre Staff To Strike Over Olympic Bonus

You wait an age for a strike, then three come along at once.
Olympic Venue Naming Rights Up For Sale

Olympic Venue Naming Rights Up For Sale

Shall we put in a bid for the Londonist Aquatics Centre?
Olympic Stadium Will Be Wrapped

Olympic Stadium Will Be Wrapped

A corporate sponsor has stepped in to complete the Olympic look
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Athletics

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Athletics

Faster, Higher, Stronger. Athletics embodies the Olympic motto.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Triathlon

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Triathlon

What is it exactly? A swim, a cycle and a run plus lightning quick kit changes.
Get Paid To Follow The Olympic Torch Around

Get Paid To Follow The Olympic Torch Around

Free from May-July and fancy earning cash in support of something big?
Olympic Test Events Begin

Olympic Test Events Begin

Sporting events and security exercises to iron out kinks in time for next year.
Southeastern: 'More' Trains For Royal Wedding, 'Fewer' For Olympics

Southeastern: 'More' Trains For Royal Wedding, 'Fewer' For Olympics

Southeastern are handling London's big events very differently... so they say.
Books Roundup: Olympics, Pub Walks, Trivia And More

Books Roundup: Olympics, Pub Walks, Trivia And More

Five recent books about the capital.
Marking 100 Days To The Olympics

Marking 100 Days To The Olympics

Blooming rings, bearskin hats and poster-sized love letters to London.
Alternative Bank Holiday Plans Revealed

Alternative Bank Holiday Plans Revealed

What will you do in London on bank holiday?
Type O- Blood Donors Needed For Olympics

Type O- Blood Donors Needed For Olympics

The Blood Service urges donors to come forward before the Games begin.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Football

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Football

Kick the ball into the goal: What you need to know about Olympics football.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Jack Frost nipping at today's news.
SAS Reported To Be Checking Shopping Centres Over Olympics Terrorism

SAS Reported To Be Checking Shopping Centres Over Olympics Terrorism

Can that headline get any scarier? Expect more of this stuff before next summer.
In Pictures: Track Cycling World Cup @ The Olympic Velodrome

In Pictures: Track Cycling World Cup @ The Olympic Velodrome

Gold medals won and world records broken on Friday night.
London Olympic Timetable - First Monday

London Olympic Timetable - First Monday

Paul McCartney Could Open 2012 Olympics

Paul McCartney Could Open 2012 Olympics

Former Beatle could be joined by a bevy of younger stars for opening ceremony.
New Roof For Greenwich Pier, But When Will The New Bits Open?

New Roof For Greenwich Pier, But When Will The New Bits Open?

The home of time sure knows how to take its time when it comes to transport improvements.
Ken Writes To Boris About Olympic Route Network

Ken Writes To Boris About Olympic Route Network

Concerns voiced about pedestrian safety, the effect on local residents and businesses, taxi drivers and the dangers of Games Lane envy
London 2012 Lowdown: Friday 10 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Friday 10 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Thursday news round-up, including a surprising claim by Boris Johnson.
West Ham Bid For Olympic Stadium "Collapses"

West Ham Bid For Olympic Stadium "Collapses"

Stunning development in the Olympic Stadium story.
London 2012: A Plastic Bag Free Games?

London 2012: A Plastic Bag Free Games?

With just a year to go, what progress?
Blue Hockey Pitches To Debut At London 2012

Blue Hockey Pitches To Debut At London 2012

Putting the jolly back into 'jolly hockey sticks'.
2012 Olympics Security: Police Say Threat 'Severe'

2012 Olympics Security: Police Say Threat 'Severe'

Security at the 2012 Olympics has been a hot topic from day one. Now police say they expect the terror threat level to be ‘severe’.
Tottenham Fans To Protest Against Stratford Move

Tottenham Fans To Protest Against Stratford Move

Despite their team enjoying success on the field, Spurs fans are planning a series of protests over the club's application to move into the Olympic Stadium after the Games finish.
Who Will Be The London Olympic Mascot?

Who Will Be The London Olympic Mascot?

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news in brief.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

What's happened while you've been sunning yourself.
Missiles To Be Stationed On Flats During Olympics?

Missiles To Be Stationed On Flats During Olympics?

Are these the most heavily-militarised Olympics ever?
London Cycling Festival Announced

London Cycling Festival Announced

Two days of cycling fun for everyone next August.
Women Fight For Olympic Boxing Right

Women Fight For Olympic Boxing Right

Shortlist For Stirling Prize Announced

Shortlist For Stirling Prize Announced

Three London projects make the six-strong shortlist for prestigious architecture prize.
Olympic Tickets On Sale From 15 March

Olympic Tickets On Sale From 15 March

You'll have six weeks to sign up, with tickets allocated by ballot and no advantage in applying early. Olympic bunfight neatly sidestepped.
Londonist Ebook - The London Olympics: 1908, 1948, 2012

Londonist Ebook - The London Olympics: 1908, 1948, 2012

Potted, fact-filled guide to the three London Olympics, by David Long.
Olympic Stadium Design Unveiled

Olympic Stadium Design Unveiled

Stephen Hawking To Narrate Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Stephen Hawking To Narrate Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Expect a mix of Shakespeare, science, circus and soldiers.
Santa's Lap: London 2012 Memorabilia

Santa's Lap: London 2012 Memorabilia

Give a piece of Games history.
Exhibition Review: Designed To Win @ Design Museum

Exhibition Review: Designed To Win @ Design Museum

What does it take to produce medal- and world championship-winning sports technology?
Minister Calls On Spurs To End Olympic Stadium Bid

Minister Calls On Spurs To End Olympic Stadium Bid

The Spurs stadium saga continues...
The Friday Photos: Flying The Flag

The Friday Photos: Flying The Flag

Vexillophiles rejoice.
Nike Statue To Be Unveiled In Woolwich

Nike Statue To Be Unveiled In Woolwich

That's the goddess, not the shoe.
Olympic Mascot Toys Link To Sweatshop Labour Probed

Olympic Mascot Toys Link To Sweatshop Labour Probed

Made from droplets of steel or the tears of exploited factory workers?
Interview: Mark Howell of TfL on the Tour de France

Interview: Mark Howell of TfL on the Tour de France

National Paralympic Day: World-Class Sport And Activities Galore

National Paralympic Day: World-Class Sport And Activities Galore

Three amazing days at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Free Guided Walks And Cycle Rides To Olympic Events

Free Guided Walks And Cycle Rides To Olympic Events

Dozens of free tours timed to coincide with Olympic and Paralympic events. (Sponsor)
London Ambassadors Back In Uniform

London Ambassadors Back In Uniform

See them at St Pancras and helping the NFL.
Tottenham "Want To Demolish Olympic Stadium"

Tottenham "Want To Demolish Olympic Stadium"

New Images Of Olympic Events

New Images Of Olympic Events

London 2012 has released a handful of new images illustrating how the Olympic events at Greenwich and Lord's will look.
Waterfall And Urban Beach For Victoria Park

Waterfall And Urban Beach For Victoria Park

Olympic Mascots Have Adventures In The Beano

Olympic Mascots Have Adventures In The Beano

Wenlock and Mandeville appear in the classic kids comic
Mario And Sonic At The London 2012 Olympics

Mario And Sonic At The London 2012 Olympics

Hoping for a Graeco-Roman Wrestling smackdown with Mario manhandling Sonic in ExCel.
Tube To Run 24 Hours During Olympics?

Tube To Run 24 Hours During Olympics?

Believe it when you see it.
London To Host 2017 World Athletics Championships

London To Host 2017 World Athletics Championships

Athletics is coming to London...
2012 Olympics: The Movie

2012 Olympics: The Movie

G4S Directors Resign Over Olympic Security Debacle

G4S Directors Resign Over Olympic Security Debacle

Corporate heads roll over security firm failure.
Boris Johnson Puts Himself In Charge Of Olympic Legacy

Boris Johnson Puts Himself In Charge Of Olympic Legacy

Previous appointee Daniel Moylan moved to look at aviation after just three months.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A round-up of the day's news.
Olympic Torch Relay Route Announced

Olympic Torch Relay Route Announced

Will your borough have a 'moment to shine' with the Olympic Torch passing through?
Home Win At Olympic Road Cycling Test Event

Home Win At Olympic Road Cycling Test Event

Brit Mark Cavendish rides to victory at the London-Surrey Cycle Classic but motorists not best pleased about Sunday road closures.
2012 Olympic Pool Filled With Water For First Time

2012 Olympic Pool Filled With Water For First Time

London Abandons Olympic Ship

London Abandons Olympic Ship

Ambush Marketers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Ambush Marketers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Human rights laws could be suspended to protect Olympic sponsors' commercial interests.
British Beach Volleyball Teams Approved For 2012

British Beach Volleyball Teams Approved For 2012

British teams move closer to competing in Olympic Beach Volleyball for the first time ever in 2012.
2012 Goalball 50p Coin Design Revealed

2012 Goalball 50p Coin Design Revealed

Second Round Olympics Tickets Go On Sale

Second Round Olympics Tickets Go On Sale

The website experienced problems this morning, but some sports have still managed to sell out already.
Olympic Velodrome on RIBA Stirling Prize Longlist

Olympic Velodrome on RIBA Stirling Prize Longlist

Velodrome receives award for architectural excellence from RIBA
TODAY: International Paralympic Day In Trafalgar Square

TODAY: International Paralympic Day In Trafalgar Square

Find out about the 20 Paralympic Sports
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Canoe Slalom And Sprint

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Canoe Slalom And Sprint

Bet you never knew a canoe could go so fast.
West Ham Set To Win Olympic Stadium Bid

West Ham Set To Win Olympic Stadium Bid

An official decision isn't expected until Friday, but it seems likely that the Hammers will be moving to Stratford.
Interview: Ben Hawes - GB Men's Hockey Captain

Interview: Ben Hawes - GB Men's Hockey Captain

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Handball

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Handball

All you need to know about the sport.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news...
Work Begins On Olympic Aquatics Centre

Work Begins On Olympic Aquatics Centre

Olympic Test Event: World Rowing Junior Championships @ Eton Dorney

Olympic Test Event: World Rowing Junior Championships @ Eton Dorney

Sampling a test event for the 2012 Games.
The Londonist Modern Pentathlon: A Transport Themed Reinvention

The Londonist Modern Pentathlon: A Transport Themed Reinvention

River Crossing, Show Jumping, Riding, Running and Shooting.
Inquiry Approves West Ham - Olympic Stadium Deal

Inquiry Approves West Ham - Olympic Stadium Deal

Original decision upheld by independent inquiry.
Tree Artwork For Olympic Park

Tree Artwork For Olympic Park

Bumper round-up of Olympic news for 20/12.
Discover Sport @ Westway

Discover Sport @ Westway

Inside the 2012 Olympic Park

Inside the 2012 Olympic Park

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of today's news.
London 2012 Lowdown: Wednesday 8 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Wednesday 8 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

New Sculpture For Olympic Park Revealed

New Sculpture For Olympic Park Revealed

RUN: a new permanent piece of public art for 'Lizzy' Park.
Can You Do Every Olympic Sport In London Without Breaking The Bank?

Can You Do Every Olympic Sport In London Without Breaking The Bank?

One woman's going to try.
Mayor & Nike Fund Sport For Social Change Network London

Mayor & Nike Fund Sport For Social Change Network London

Good news for community sports groups across London
Deal To Be Signed For Mobile Coverage On Tube

Deal To Be Signed For Mobile Coverage On Tube

A deal could be signed within weeks that would bring mobile phone coverage to parts of the Tube network before the Olympic Games.
2012 Olympic VIP Ticket Allocations Should Be Transparent

2012 Olympic VIP Ticket Allocations Should Be Transparent

Whilst we scramble for seats in the Olympic ticket ballot it's only fair we find out who's getting tickets paid for by our taxes.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Tennis

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Tennis

Anyone for a lot of tennis?
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

News roundup, including four reasons to shout at the Central Line.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Gymnastics

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Gymnastics

Including photos from last week's test event
Mayor's Office Takes Control Of Olympic Park Planning

Mayor's Office Takes Control Of Olympic Park Planning

Baton passes from Olympic Park Legacy Company to Boris (or successor) and co.
Coe Defends Olympic Ticketing Process

Coe Defends Olympic Ticketing Process

Quit moaning and look on the bright side.
Boris Johnson Invites Rupert Murdoch To The Games

Boris Johnson Invites Rupert Murdoch To The Games

Boris and Rupert sitting in a tree...
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Taekwondo

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Taekwondo

Kicking people in the head for a living.
Olympic Sports Lowdown: Modern Pentathlon

Olympic Sports Lowdown: Modern Pentathlon

What is it exactly? One athlete. One day. Five sports.
Londonist Loves...FridayCities

Londonist Loves...FridayCities

Metro In Pancras / Pancreas Muddle

Metro In Pancras / Pancreas Muddle

Olympic Sports Testing Programme Announced

Olympic Sports Testing Programme Announced

Be an Olympic guinea pig with a year long programme of test events.
Lis Watson: Sketches From A Jubilympic Summer

Lis Watson: Sketches From A Jubilympic Summer

An online sketchbook packed with London interest.
Olympic Spectator Journey Planner Launched

Olympic Spectator Journey Planner Launched

Great news for super-organised Olympic ticket bearers in the UK.
Watch A Celebrity Relay At The Olympic Stadium

Watch A Celebrity Relay At The Olympic Stadium

A celebrity fun run at the Olympic Stadium.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news, including an odd fib from the Evening Standard.
No Athletics For London Without Stadium

No Athletics For London Without Stadium

'If they have no stadium, they have no chance,' says IAAF of London's bid.
London 2012 Gold Challenge Launches

London 2012 Gold Challenge Launches

Herd Of Rhinos Takes On Olympic Sports

Herd Of Rhinos Takes On Olympic Sports

Head to Mile End Park Stadium on Friday to watch a 100m with a difference.
Olympics Missile Plans Challenged By Residents

Olympics Missile Plans Challenged By Residents

Leytonstone residents go to court over missiles planned for their roof.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news...
Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 30 August

Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 30 August

What to see, where to avoid and other daily info for London 2012.
Olympics Boost Boris's Popularity

Olympics Boost Boris's Popularity

Mayor mooted as future Tory leader. Again.
Paralympics Lowdown: Saturday 8 September

Paralympics Lowdown: Saturday 8 September

Top tips for the penultimate day of London 2012.
Work Begins On Ugliest Olympics Building

Work Begins On Ugliest Olympics Building

Paralympic Lowdown: Monday 3 September

Paralympic Lowdown: Monday 3 September

What to watch, transport info and other Paralympic tips for the day.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Holy Monday news.
Paralympic Lowdown: Sunday 2 September

Paralympic Lowdown: Sunday 2 September

What to watch, transport info and other Paralympic tips for the day.
The Telegraph's Tips For Property Hotspots

The Telegraph's Tips For Property Hotspots

The Chap And Hendrick's Olympiad

The Chap And Hendrick's Olympiad

Team GB Olympic And Paralympic Parade Part 2: The Crowds

Team GB Olympic And Paralympic Parade Part 2: The Crowds

Hundreds of thousands filled the streets. Here are a few.
Olympics Construction 83% Complete

Olympics Construction 83% Complete

Which buildings are on track, and which are behind schedule?
Waiter, there's a cock in my soup

Waiter, there's a cock in my soup

Art Review: The Road to 2012 - Aiming High @ National Portrait Gallery

Art Review: The Road to 2012 - Aiming High @ National Portrait Gallery

Portraits of the many contributors to London 2012, from torch bearers to athletes.
Leyton Join Olympic Stadium Race, But Has Boris Already Decided On Tenants?

Leyton Join Olympic Stadium Race, But Has Boris Already Decided On Tenants?

Could the O's make home on the Olympic park?
Serpentine Swans Given Holiday From Olympics Activity

Serpentine Swans Given Holiday From Olympics Activity

Swans moved out of the Serpentine for Olympics events - the geese left behind discuss the situation
Which Nations Have Bagged Pre-Olympic London Training Camps?

Which Nations Have Bagged Pre-Olympic London Training Camps?

Agreements in place for Crystal Palace, UEL, Imperial, Brunel and St Mary's at Twickenham.
New London Play To Be Pulled Down

New London Play To Be Pulled Down

DLR Staff Get Olympic Bonus

DLR Staff Get Olympic Bonus

Workers can expect a pay packet boost of between £1,132 and £2,500, depending on who you believe.
Paralympics Lowdown: Friday 7 September

Paralympics Lowdown: Friday 7 September

Key information for the final weekday of the Games.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

What's been happening around town this weekend.
Boris: Only Gloomadon Poppers Worry About Olympics Transport

Boris: Only Gloomadon Poppers Worry About Olympics Transport

Mayor compares fears about traffic gridlock to the Millennium Bug.
Extra Olympic Tickets Available To Host Boroughs

Extra Olympic Tickets Available To Host Boroughs

A further twist in the ticketing tale
INTERVIEW:  London Lido A-Go-Go

INTERVIEW: London Lido A-Go-Go

London 2012 Lowdown: Monday 6 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Monday 6 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Lease Of Life For Herne Hill Velodrome

Lease Of Life For Herne Hill Velodrome

The Southwark track regularly used by hundreds of people, including elite cyclists, keen amateurs, schools, Cyclo-Cross and local families will remain open to encourage the Harrises and Wigginses of the future.
The Olympic Park From Above (November 2010)

The Olympic Park From Above (November 2010)

Folk Olympics: Angela Burdett-Coutts, Queen Of The East End Poor

Folk Olympics: Angela Burdett-Coutts, Queen Of The East End Poor

Celebrating the Olympic boroughs in video and song.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Archery

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Archery

A true test of nerve and precision
Explosives, Drugs Found Near Olympic Site

Explosives, Drugs Found Near Olympic Site

Dog-handler arrested, after dog-handling material found in car.
New Olympics WiFi Network, Hoorah! Oh, It Might Not Work, Boo.

New Olympics WiFi Network, Hoorah! Oh, It Might Not Work, Boo.

A planned wifi network for the Olympics still might not be able to handle smartphone demand, but at least Heathrow has a plan to deal with extra capacity needs.
Paralympic Lowdown: Friday 31 August

Paralympic Lowdown: Friday 31 August

What to see, where to avoid and other daily info for London 2012.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Friday news. With a biggie for Pink Floyd fans.
Want To Design The 2012 Olympic Torch?

Want To Design The 2012 Olympic Torch?

London 2012 Lowdown: Thursday 2 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Thursday 2 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather.
Here's a Reminder: Olympic Tickets Are On Sale Now

Here's a Reminder: Olympic Tickets Are On Sale Now

Ace new ads from London 2012 are a vivid reminder to get your Olympic ticket bids in before 26 April.
Giant Goalposts To Be Built In Aldgate

Giant Goalposts To Be Built In Aldgate

ORN Delivery Drivers Told To Shut Up

ORN Delivery Drivers Told To Shut Up

Code of conduct calls for peace and quiet.
Londonist Interviews: Mayoral Hopeful Andrew Boff

Londonist Interviews: Mayoral Hopeful Andrew Boff

Preview: BMX Olympic Test Event

Preview: BMX Olympic Test Event

There's BMX action at the Olympic Park this Friday and Saturday
Boris Is Thinking About Plastic Bags

Boris Is Thinking About Plastic Bags

He's pondering a 5p levy on single use plastic bags but what about a plastic-bag free Games, eh?
Trading Post: What do Small Businesses Really Think of the Olympics?

Trading Post: What do Small Businesses Really Think of the Olympics?

Seems there's still a little way to go before the predicted sales boom starts to take effect.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Swimming

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Swimming

A freestyle through the 192 events to be hosted at the Aquatics Centre
London Olympics Misses Renewable Energy Target

London Olympics Misses Renewable Energy Target

The ODA will miss some sustainability targets. This is not good, but it's even worse in our heads thanks to BBC4.
Paralympic Lowdown: Saturday 1 September

Paralympic Lowdown: Saturday 1 September

What to watch, transport info and other Paralympic tips for the day.
A Look At LGBT Month And Pride House 2012

A Look At LGBT Month And Pride House 2012

Focusing on promoting the visibility and safety of LGBT people in sport.
Olympic Cauldron & The Shard Make Design Award Longlist

Olympic Cauldron & The Shard Make Design Award Longlist

Several other London projects also up for Design Museum's annual prize.
Damehood For London MP Tessa Jowell

Damehood For London MP Tessa Jowell

Tessa Jowell becomes a Dame -- but what's next?
Olympics Security Questioned As USA Plans To Bring 1000 Agents

Olympics Security Questioned As USA Plans To Bring 1000 Agents

Americans nervous as organisers realise they're 11,000 security guards short.
Work Begins On 2012 Shooting Venue @ Royal Artillery Barracks

Work Begins On 2012 Shooting Venue @ Royal Artillery Barracks

We're hoping polka dots before the eyes don't put the shooters off.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

News from around London this weekend, featuring horny toads and biting dogs. Along with some more serious stuff.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Bumper news round-up: seems to be loads of stuff happening around town today.
Paralympic Sport Lowdown: Boccia & Goalball

Paralympic Sport Lowdown: Boccia & Goalball

A year to go till the Paralympic Opening Ceremony - will you be there?
Team GB Will Weightlift at 2012 Olympics

Team GB Will Weightlift at 2012 Olympics

Good news for a Greenwich teenagers as the BOA confirms Team GB weightlifters will take up host nation places in 2012.
No Indian Boycott Over Dow Wrap

No Indian Boycott Over Dow Wrap

Wrap row continues.
West Ham Want Olympic Stadium Move

West Ham Want Olympic Stadium Move

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Last-day-of-the-Paralympics news.
Doubts Over Olympic Legacy For Charities And Volunteering

Doubts Over Olympic Legacy For Charities And Volunteering

Can you name a charity associated with London 2012?
Team GB Gold Medallists To Star On Next Day Olympic Stamps

Team GB Gold Medallists To Star On Next Day Olympic Stamps

Royal Mail to to get special stamps out by the following lunchtime (sponsored post).
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

News for your Thursday.
Skylon, Mother Of All Javelins, To Be Rebuilt On Olympic Site?

Skylon, Mother Of All Javelins, To Be Rebuilt On Olympic Site?

15% Black Cab Fare Rise Proposed For Olympics

15% Black Cab Fare Rise Proposed For Olympics

Request to make daytime tariffs the same as evening to encourage drivers not to take the Games off.
Sponsors Allowed In Olympics Temporary Games Lanes

Sponsors Allowed In Olympics Temporary Games Lanes

The list of who's not allowed in grows, but sponsors have been granted precious access.
Olympic-Branded Bunting Funds Announced

Olympic-Branded Bunting Funds Announced

London boroughs to submit proposals for dressing up in Olympic colours.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

On Olympic tickets, and heckling, and reunions. It's an action packed news round-up this evening.
Folk Olympics: Pestilence, Plague & The Pits of Waltham Forest

Folk Olympics: Pestilence, Plague & The Pits of Waltham Forest

The folk history of the Olympic boroughs moves on to Waltham Forest.
Monkey's World

Monkey's World

Ministers Considering Protest Restrictions During Olympics

Ministers Considering Protest Restrictions During Olympics

Move to ensure speedy clearance of any camped protests next summer.
Wind Turbine For Hackney Marshes

Wind Turbine For Hackney Marshes

Extra Extra

Extra Extra

News. In which you can learn about new surgery, new apps, new moves and new figures.
Bozza And Becks On A Bus In Beijing

Bozza And Becks On A Bus In Beijing

Mayoral Election Issue #9: Olympics

Mayoral Election Issue #9: Olympics

Mayoral opportunity or potential catastrophe?
Bulky Buildings Are Us

Bulky Buildings Are Us

Art Preview: Two Exhibitions @ Mall Galleries

Art Preview: Two Exhibitions @ Mall Galleries

Free to see Olympian body sculptures and animal art.
Time To Plan Your Olympic Itinerary

Time To Plan Your Olympic Itinerary

One Year To Go To Olympic Opening Ceremony

One Year To Go To Olympic Opening Ceremony

A good day for stamps, stunts and speculation
Wellcome Trust Bidding For Olympic Park?

Wellcome Trust Bidding For Olympic Park?

Welcome news that Wellcome Trust is eyeing up the Olympic Park.
OAP's Dig In Against 2012

OAP's Dig In Against 2012

National Portrait Gallery Kicks Off 1000 Day Olympic Countdown

National Portrait Gallery Kicks Off 1000 Day Olympic Countdown

Paralympics Lowdown: Wednesday 5 September

Paralympics Lowdown: Wednesday 5 September

The key info for Wednesday's Paralympic activities.
Discover City of London's Open Spaces With 'Green To Gold'

Discover City of London's Open Spaces With 'Green To Gold'

Acres of free open spaces to inspire health and wellbeing Olympic legacy
Olympic Officials Confirm New Marathon Route

Olympic Officials Confirm New Marathon Route

Folk Olympics: The Native American Who Ran In Hackney

Folk Olympics: The Native American Who Ran In Hackney

Meet Deerfoot, who set a world record in the Olympic borough over 100 years ago.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Badminton

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Badminton

Wembley Arena welcomes flying cocks, smash and wood shots, nimble feet and lightning reactions for the World Badminton Championships this week.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Sailing

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Sailing

Laser, Finn, Elliott, Star... no it's not the shipping forecast but Olympic sailing classes
Theatre Review: 1936 @ Arcola

Theatre Review: 1936 @ Arcola

In Pictures: BMX Test Event @ The Olympic Park

In Pictures: BMX Test Event @ The Olympic Park

Take a look at the dramatic action as the world's leading BMX racers test out the Olympic track.
The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Olympics Could Be Bad For Tourist Numbers

Olympics Could Be Bad For Tourist Numbers

Spice Girls To Reform For 2012 Olympics

Spice Girls To Reform For 2012 Olympics

2012 Beach Volleyball Venue Gets Planning Permission

2012 Beach Volleyball Venue Gets Planning Permission

Westminster City Council has given a thumbs up to the 2012 beach volleyball arena for Horse Guards Parade.
Olympic Torch At Olympic Site Causes Olympic Fire

Olympic Torch At Olympic Site Causes Olympic Fire

Folk Olympics: World Sports, Wastage & Walthamstow Ave FC

Folk Olympics: World Sports, Wastage & Walthamstow Ave FC

Did you know, Waltham Forest is the only east London borough to stage the Olympics twice?
Host Nation Places For Rhythmic Gymnastics At 2012

Host Nation Places For Rhythmic Gymnastics At 2012

Good news for Team GB rhythmic gymnasts.... and pole dancers
Olympic No Strike Tube Deal Edges Closer

Olympic No Strike Tube Deal Edges Closer

The RMT are asking London Underground to match a deal agreed with Network Rail to ensure the tube runs smoothly during the Games.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Olympic Nations Earmark Landmark Party Venues

Olympic Nations Earmark Landmark Party Venues

As well as competing at the Olympic Park and other 2012 venues around London, the Olympic nations will be vying for attention on the hospitality front. High profile London venues are being snapped up by competing countries for party hosting and national shopfronting.
Olympic Media Centre Up For Grabs

Olympic Media Centre Up For Grabs

Monorail! Monorail!

Monorail! Monorail!

Still No Deal For Tube Staff During Olympics

Still No Deal For Tube Staff During Olympics

London Underground raises cash offer, unions say it's about the strings attached.
Are You Going To Be A Games Maker?

Are You Going To Be A Games Maker?

LOCOG have started telling people whether they've been picked for the team
Tower Hamlets Takes Legal Action Over Marathon Route

Tower Hamlets Takes Legal Action Over Marathon Route

Tower Hamlets council is to take legal action against the Olympic organisers, despite the new marathon route getting approval by the International Olympics Committee last week.
Athletes Warned Over Vulgar Tweets

Athletes Warned Over Vulgar Tweets

No saucy Twittering allowed, say IOC rules.
Concern Over Olympic Budget As Security Costs Soar

Concern Over Olympic Budget As Security Costs Soar

Public report into Olympic finances finds some inconsistencies.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news...
Extra Extra

Extra Extra

7/7 inquest, Heathrow villages, first Olympic test events and massive ad campaign
Your London Needs You

Your London Needs You

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news.
Nominate A Paralympic Torchbearer

Nominate A Paralympic Torchbearer

Do you know someone who should be part of the 24-hour torch relay from Stoke Mandeville to Stratford?
Get Ready For 2012 Stamps Unveiled To Mark One Year To Go

Get Ready For 2012 Stamps Unveiled To Mark One Year To Go

A new set of 10 Olympic stamps goes on sale on Wednesday
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Preview: London 2012 Open Weekend

Preview: London 2012 Open Weekend

Londonist Photo Posts Galore - Olympic Handover

Londonist Photo Posts Galore - Olympic Handover

Tour de France Prologue: Five Lessons To Learn

Tour de France Prologue: Five Lessons To Learn

The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

Preview: Played In London Exhibition And Talks

Preview: Played In London Exhibition And Talks

If you like the history of sport, you need to see this.
Design For 2012 Beach Volleyball Unveiled

Design For 2012 Beach Volleyball Unveiled

Brand Tart Up For Olympic London

Brand Tart Up For Olympic London

Paralympic Lowdown: Tuesday 4 September

Paralympic Lowdown: Tuesday 4 September

The key things to know for Tuesday's action.
Kids Unaware Of Olympic Games Coming To London

Kids Unaware Of Olympic Games Coming To London

C4 Paralympic Ticket Generator: Here To Help!

C4 Paralympic Ticket Generator: Here To Help!

You have until Monday to bid for Paralympic tickets
Paralympic Flame Festivals Announced

Paralympic Flame Festivals Announced

Flame festivals and a torch relay will celebrate the power of human endeavour and energy
Have You Got What It Takes To Be A McGames Maker?

Have You Got What It Takes To Be A McGames Maker?

In Pictures: The Olympic Torch Relay's Final Week

In Pictures: The Olympic Torch Relay's Final Week

Did you see the Flame this week?
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Water Polo & Diving

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Water Polo & Diving

Two dramatic aquatic disciplines
Danny Boyle To Direct 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony?

Danny Boyle To Direct 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony?

Outer Circle Line On The Cards?

Outer Circle Line On The Cards?

Becks In The Bird's Nest

Becks In The Bird's Nest

Preview: Politics & Olympics @ The Free Word Centre

Preview: Politics & Olympics @ The Free Word Centre

Exhibition and talks in Farringdon.
Paralympic Competition Schedule Released

Paralympic Competition Schedule Released

Start preparing your ticket bidding strategy now.
Olympic Water Polo Arena Approved

Olympic Water Polo Arena Approved

Life's A Gas

Life's A Gas

Olympic Stadium Decision Delayed

Olympic Stadium Decision Delayed

We were going to know on Friday. But the decision on who gets the Olympic Stadium after 2012 has been delayed.
Preview: Olympex 2012 @ The British Library

Preview: Olympex 2012 @ The British Library

A sporty stamp collector's wet dream.
Daylight Robbery

Daylight Robbery

In Pictures: Basketball Test Event @ The Olympic Park

In Pictures: Basketball Test Event @ The Olympic Park

A report from the London Prepares basketball tournament.
Silent Hitchcock Films To Be Restored And Soundtracked

Silent Hitchcock Films To Be Restored And Soundtracked

Early movies brought back to life as part of the Cultural Olympiad.
GB Handball Team Confirmed To Compete In Olympics

GB Handball Team Confirmed To Compete In Olympics

The British Olympic Association have announced that Team GB will field Handball teams in the 2012 Olympics.
Manor Garden Allotments: Gone But Not Forgotten

Manor Garden Allotments: Gone But Not Forgotten

Londonist Interviews...London Urban Ironing Collective

Londonist Interviews...London Urban Ironing Collective

Bus Unions Talk Up Action Over Olympics Payments

Bus Unions Talk Up Action Over Olympics Payments

Latest in saga over extra cash for transport workers.
Paralympic Sport Lowdown: Wheelchair Rugby

Paralympic Sport Lowdown: Wheelchair Rugby

It's murderball on the basketball court floor
London 2012 Festival Flagship Artists Announced

London 2012 Festival Flagship Artists Announced

Big names and high profile collaborations announced for the Cultural Olympiad's London Festival 2012.
Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 6 September

Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 6 September

What to watch, transport info and other Paralympic tips for the day.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Basketball

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Basketball

Hoop Dreams.
Last Chance To Be A 2012 Games Maker

Last Chance To Be A 2012 Games Maker

2012 Games Makers Apply Now

2012 Games Makers Apply Now

Paralympic Ticket Prices Announced

Paralympic Ticket Prices Announced

Tickets go on sale in September.
<i>I have spread my dreams under your feet...</i>

<i>I have spread my dreams under your feet...</i>

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Hockey

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Hockey

With insider knowledge from Wapping Hockey Club
2012 Olympic Vegetable Plots

2012 Olympic Vegetable Plots

In The Thrice Ninth Kingdom Puts Russia's Problems Centre Stage

In The Thrice Ninth Kingdom Puts Russia's Problems Centre Stage

Play exploring anti-gay laws in Russia packs powerful dramatic punch.
Folk Olympics: Elizabeth Fry And Prison Reform

Folk Olympics: Elizabeth Fry And Prison Reform

The singular contribution of that lady off the back of the £5 note.
New Bridge For Stratford Goes Up

New Bridge For Stratford Goes Up

2012 Days Until Disappointing Failure

2012 Days Until Disappointing Failure

Free Olympics Tickets For London Bomb Survivors

Free Olympics Tickets For London Bomb Survivors

364 free tickets for victims and their families.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Boxing

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Boxing

London gets ready to rumble.
Olympics: GB Pair Paddle For Perfection

Olympics: GB Pair Paddle For Perfection

Dirty And Dear, But Tourists Love Us Anyway

Dirty And Dear, But Tourists Love Us Anyway

Gold Medal Cocktail at the Cavendish Hotel

Gold Medal Cocktail at the Cavendish Hotel

Theatre Review: Pornography @ Tricycle Theatre

Theatre Review: Pornography @ Tricycle Theatre

Two Design Awards For Olympics

Two Design Awards For Olympics

Torch and Velodrome win plaudits.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news round-up, including details of a new fleet of electric taxicabs scheduled to hit the streets of London in 2020.
British Basketball Backed By FIBA, Funding Cut By Sport England

British Basketball Backed By FIBA, Funding Cut By Sport England

Our ballers will compete in 2012 but participation in the grassroots sport needs a bit of a bounce.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news recap, including a potential strike on the Docklands Light Railway.
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Table Tennis

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Table Tennis

All about Olympic and Paralympic wiff-waff plus news of a pongathon
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Wrestling

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Wrestling

All you need to known about body-locks and takedowns.
Fears Olympic Tickets Will Not Be Cheap

Fears Olympic Tickets Will Not Be Cheap

Last Chance To Win With Westfield #IWASTHERE

Last Chance To Win With Westfield #IWASTHERE

Share your stories of London 2012 (sponsored post).
London Olympic Timetable - First Tuesday

London Olympic Timetable - First Tuesday

The History Of The Olympics In London

The History Of The Olympics In London

Got our new ebook yet? It's getting good reviews.
Taking Part: Waltham Forest Community Sports Captured

Taking Part: Waltham Forest Community Sports Captured

Photos of 48 amazing community sports groups on show
Olympic Park To Be Named After The Queen

Olympic Park To Be Named After The Queen

It's All In The Brand

It's All In The Brand

London To Host 2017 IPC Athletics World Championships

London To Host 2017 IPC Athletics World Championships

Another back-to-back bonanza of ace athletics action awaits us.
Stella McCartney To Design 2012 Kit

Stella McCartney To Design 2012 Kit

Union Boss Targets Olympic Strike Action

Union Boss Targets Olympic Strike Action

Union leader Len McClusky has warned of the possibility of major strikes during this summer's games.
Guns And Knives Make Olympic Girders

Guns And Knives Make Olympic Girders

Lots of London TV Shows Up For BAFTA Nominations

Lots of London TV Shows Up For BAFTA Nominations

Including the Olympic Opening Ceremony, Twenty Twelve and The Secret History of our Streets.
Grow Your Own, Eat Your Estate

Grow Your Own, Eat Your Estate

2012 Scammers Start Early

2012 Scammers Start Early

Greenwich Council Gives Nod To Equestrian Events In Park

Greenwich Council Gives Nod To Equestrian Events In Park

London Bids For World Athletics Championships

London Bids For World Athletics Championships

We've been here before...
Heart Warming Olympics Stories Just For You

Heart Warming Olympics Stories Just For You

Angel Tube Ski Stunt

Angel Tube Ski Stunt

Greenwich Protesters Attempt Ring Around Park

Greenwich Protesters Attempt Ring Around Park

Hornby To Produce 2012 Olympics Toys

Hornby To Produce 2012 Olympics Toys

Badminton: 'Reds' For Team GB But World Championship Comes To London

Badminton: 'Reds' For Team GB But World Championship Comes To London

Londoner Rajiv Ouseph will compete in the Men's Singles at the Yones World Championship (and Olympic test event) at Wembley this August.
Olympic News: The Weird, The Bad And The Ugly

Olympic News: The Weird, The Bad And The Ugly

Art Students To Design Elements Of 2012 Victory Ceremonies

Art Students To Design Elements Of 2012 Victory Ceremonies

LOCOG has announced that Royal College of Art postgraduate students will design the podia to be used in all 2012 Victory Ceremonies as well as the the costumes for the "Presenter Escorts, Athlete Escorts and Medal and Flower Bearers" with accompanying flower holders and trays.
Tube Mobile Plans On Then Off Then On Again

Tube Mobile Plans On Then Off Then On Again

Olympic Athletes Cut News International Ties

Olympic Athletes Cut News International Ties

Team 2012 drops partnership with News International following closure of News of the World
Operator Sought For 2012 Aquatics Centre

Operator Sought For 2012 Aquatics Centre

An operator is needed to run the Olympic Aquatics Centre after the Games.
Beckham Rye And Other Celebrity Street Puns

Beckham Rye And Other Celebrity Street Puns

"Real Risk" Of Olympics Budget Overrun

"Real Risk" Of Olympics Budget Overrun

According to the National Audit Office.
Sporting Weekend: The Buster Crabbe Mystery

Sporting Weekend: The Buster Crabbe Mystery

BT Speed Up Super Fast Broadband Rollout for 2012

BT Speed Up Super Fast Broadband Rollout for 2012

GB Volleyball Teams Will Compete At 2012 Olympics

GB Volleyball Teams Will Compete At 2012 Olympics

Despite the women's indoor volleyball team being <a href="http://beta.londonist.com/2010/08/british_volleyball_funding_cut.php">karate chopped in the knees</a> with removal of public funding a few months ago, both the men's and women's teams have been <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/volleyball/9264267.stm">green lit by the British Olympic Authority</a> to take up the host nation places in the 2012 Games.
2012: Problem Solved.

2012: Problem Solved.

Preview: The Queen Mary Olympics Lectures 2010

Preview: The Queen Mary Olympics Lectures 2010

Jolly Japes on the Japanese Javelin

Jolly Japes on the Japanese Javelin

London 2012 Open Weekend

London 2012 Open Weekend

London Olympic Timetable - Second Sunday

London Olympic Timetable - Second Sunday

Nearly 1000 Days To 2012 Opening Ceremony

Nearly 1000 Days To 2012 Opening Ceremony

Photo Preview Of Tomorrow's 2012 Party

Photo Preview Of Tomorrow's 2012 Party

Tour de France: Review from the QEII

Tour de France: Review from the QEII

Britain Will Wrestle At London 2012

Britain Will Wrestle At London 2012

In London 1908 Team GB won eleven wrestling medals. How will they fare in 2012?
Happy Birthday Bashing Boris!

Happy Birthday Bashing Boris!

London Olympic Timetable - First Thursday

London Olympic Timetable - First Thursday

In Pictures: Paralympic Torch Relay

In Pictures: Paralympic Torch Relay

Photos of yesterday's damp relay.
Olympic Legacy: Swimming Will Save Us

Olympic Legacy: Swimming Will Save Us

West Ham, Newham Council In Olympic Stadium Bid

West Ham, Newham Council In Olympic Stadium Bid

Back To Basics Beijing For Boris

Back To Basics Beijing For Boris

Cycling Medals From London Olympics 1948 Awarded

Cycling Medals From London Olympics 1948 Awarded

Boris Johnson: 'I'll Make London Less Selfish'

Boris Johnson: 'I'll Make London Less Selfish'

Calling All Greenwich Park Users

Calling All Greenwich Park Users

TV Troll: What's Up Down Brick Lane?

TV Troll: What's Up Down Brick Lane?

Why Sport Matters: SportAccord Conference In London

Why Sport Matters: SportAccord Conference In London

What sport matters to you? Tell us and we might profile your sport/club/match/tournament on Londonist.
Dizzee Rascal Doesn't Rate The Olympics

Dizzee Rascal Doesn't Rate The Olympics

East London Home Builders Celebrate Another Olympic Bonanza

East London Home Builders Celebrate Another Olympic Bonanza

Will Women Boxers Compete In 2012?

Will Women Boxers Compete In 2012?

Could MPs Be Housed In The Olympic Village?

Could MPs Be Housed In The Olympic Village?

We Are Cyclists

We Are Cyclists

Boris Watch On Olympic Sized Bill

Boris Watch On Olympic Sized Bill

Get Thee To The Games On Time

Get Thee To The Games On Time

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Olympic News Round-Up

Olympic News Round-Up

Week Around the -Ists

Week Around the -Ists

It's A Rollover!

It's A Rollover!

Dome Was Destitute From Day One

Dome Was Destitute From Day One

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

London’s New Hotels

London’s New Hotels

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Cultural Olympiad To Prepare London For 2012

Cultural Olympiad To Prepare London For 2012

BoB Encounters Of The Furry Kind

BoB Encounters Of The Furry Kind

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Ken Goes Forever While Tessa's Wet Bits Get Smaller

Ken Goes Forever While Tessa's Wet Bits Get Smaller

The Tube Of The Future

The Tube Of The Future

People's Questions Time

People's Questions Time

The Sun Backs Sports Legacy Campaign: What's In It For London?

The Sun Backs Sports Legacy Campaign: What's In It For London?

The Sun has put its weight behind a major new sports participation campaign.
Scrap The Olympics, Says Former Dome Chief

Scrap The Olympics, Says Former Dome Chief

Behold the Future!

Behold the Future!

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The Origin And Future Of St John’s Wood Captured On An Art Trail

The Origin And Future Of St John’s Wood Captured On An Art Trail

Explore the ancient forest of St John's Wood and its future as an Olympic venue.
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Dominoes 2009: Watch Them Fall

Dominoes 2009: Watch Them Fall

London 2012 goes Web 2.0

London 2012 goes Web 2.0

Two Years To 2012 In Pictures

Two Years To 2012 In Pictures

2012 Open Weekend - Fancy Organising Something?

2012 Open Weekend - Fancy Organising Something?

Cupcake Coverage Conundrum

Cupcake Coverage Conundrum

Idiosyncratic And Radioactive: 2012 News

Idiosyncratic And Radioactive: 2012 News

Olympic Mascot Brief Is Go

Olympic Mascot Brief Is Go

Sporting Weekend: Beach Volleyball

Sporting Weekend: Beach Volleyball

London Olympics Looking for Love

London Olympics Looking for Love

Laser Guns For 2012 Olympics

Laser Guns For 2012 Olympics

Olympic Grub: Local, And Not Particularly Healthy

Olympic Grub: Local, And Not Particularly Healthy

Basketball Backed For 2012 Olympics In Basketball Week

Basketball Backed For 2012 Olympics In Basketball Week

Watch out for the mobile basketball court popping up across London this week ahead of NBA games at the O2 this weekend.
2012 Cultural Olympiad Launch: Unlimited

2012 Cultural Olympiad Launch: Unlimited

A Million Sign Up For 2012 Tickets

A Million Sign Up For 2012 Tickets

The Hanging Gardens Of 2012

The Hanging Gardens Of 2012

Vibrant New Plans For Olympic University

Vibrant New Plans For Olympic University

Olympics Then And Now

Olympics Then And Now

Film Preview: Memory Marathon

Film Preview: Memory Marathon

Inside The Olympic Site

Inside The Olympic Site

Mind the Crack

Mind the Crack

Tourism Needs Arse Kick For 2012

Tourism Needs Arse Kick For 2012

NOGOE Public Meeting Over Greenwich Park 2012

NOGOE Public Meeting Over Greenwich Park 2012

Touch Up London #21

Touch Up London #21

London Bids For 2015 World Athletics Championships

London Bids For 2015 World Athletics Championships

Reminder: Apply For Paralympic Tickets by 6pm Today

Reminder: Apply For Paralympic Tickets by 6pm Today

You've got to be in it to win it
BOA And LOCOG Settle Surplus Row

BOA And LOCOG Settle Surplus Row

Can the BOA capitalise on a merchandising opportunity for 2012?
Boris Urges Fun Times For 2012

Boris Urges Fun Times For 2012

Help Run A 10 Mile Domino Rally

Help Run A 10 Mile Domino Rally

Heathrow's Children

Heathrow's Children

And Heroes Come

And Heroes Come

Vive La Grande Bretagne!

Vive La Grande Bretagne!

2012 Olympics: UK Targets Moaning Gold

2012 Olympics: UK Targets Moaning Gold

Olympic Seats Might Go Global

Olympic Seats Might Go Global

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Olympic Movements: Ride Or Stride

Olympic Movements: Ride Or Stride

Cockney Cuisine Campaign For Olympics

Cockney Cuisine Campaign For Olympics

2012 Paris Poke

2012 Paris Poke

Over A Million Paralympic Tickets Applied For

Over A Million Paralympic Tickets Applied For

But with many people applying for more tickets than in the Olympic process, fingers crossed you won't miss out
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Tate Extension: Uncompromisingly Modern Or A Bit Wank?

Tate Extension: Uncompromisingly Modern Or A Bit Wank?

London 2012 Escapes With Modest Cuts

London 2012 Escapes With Modest Cuts

Destroyer To Guard Olympics?

Destroyer To Guard Olympics?

Motortown

Motortown

Artists Taking The Lead London Shortlist

Artists Taking The Lead London Shortlist

London Assembly Pokes LOCOG Over 2012 Ticketing

London Assembly Pokes LOCOG Over 2012 Ticketing

Stadium Fantasium

Stadium Fantasium

Really really really wanna zigazig ah!

Really really really wanna zigazig ah!

Work Begins On Final Olympic Venue

Work Begins On Final Olympic Venue

Ticket Alert: Artistic Gymnastic World Championships 2009

Ticket Alert: Artistic Gymnastic World Championships 2009

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

Anger Over Olympic Plan To Build On Sports Field

Anger Over Olympic Plan To Build On Sports Field

Team GB Ranks Swell For 2012 Olympics

Team GB Ranks Swell For 2012 Olympics

First Action Of Olympics Likely To Be Outside London

First Action Of Olympics Likely To Be Outside London

Tall Talent For 2016

Tall Talent For 2016

9.75 Out Of 10 For 2012 Progress

9.75 Out Of 10 For 2012 Progress

Perky Igloos Or Plastic Shanty Towns?

Perky Igloos Or Plastic Shanty Towns?

Olympic Stadium Seat Story Suspect

Olympic Stadium Seat Story Suspect

First Olympics Building Is Completed

First Olympics Building Is Completed

Olympic Rejuvenation Plans Threatened

Olympic Rejuvenation Plans Threatened

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

London 2012 Never Took Place

London 2012 Never Took Place

'New Kind Of Park' For Olympic Site

'New Kind Of Park' For Olympic Site

Olympic & Paralympic Heroes Parade

Olympic & Paralympic Heroes Parade

Can You Design A Great British Olympic Garden?

Can You Design A Great British Olympic Garden?

Arms House

Arms House

IOC Concern Over Venueless 2012 Sports

IOC Concern Over Venueless 2012 Sports

Sport: There's Only One Way To Find Out...

Sport: There's Only One Way To Find Out...

Superhero Confirmed to Run in London Marathon

Superhero Confirmed to Run in London Marathon

Tweaks For 2012 Media Centre Design

Tweaks For 2012 Media Centre Design

Jowell Champions Gender Equality In Olympic Sports

Jowell Champions Gender Equality In Olympic Sports

A Racquet, A Bike And Two Together, Please

A Racquet, A Bike And Two Together, Please

Patriotic Parading In Pictures

Patriotic Parading In Pictures

2012: Underbelly Of Unhappiness

2012: Underbelly Of Unhappiness

OAP Olympic Outrage

OAP Olympic Outrage

Olympic Canoeists Caught Between Scylla and Charybdis

Olympic Canoeists Caught Between Scylla and Charybdis

Victorian Enclosures Law Invoked By NOGOE

Victorian Enclosures Law Invoked By NOGOE

More Questions Over Olympic Spending

More Questions Over Olympic Spending

Who Should Pen Olympic Song?

Who Should Pen Olympic Song?

Aldgate To Stratford In 16 Steps

Aldgate To Stratford In 16 Steps

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

BBC’s 'Biggest Ever Free Live Music Event' For Olympics

BBC’s 'Biggest Ever Free Live Music Event' For Olympics

Festival set for Hackney marshes.
Royal Mint Coin Designers ‘Wince’ At Using The 2012 Logo

Royal Mint Coin Designers ‘Wince’ At Using The 2012 Logo

Olympic coins include the infamous logo...just.
Delays To Hit London’s Roads In 2012

Delays To Hit London’s Roads In 2012

Surprised? Neither are we.
LOCOG Censures Use Of ‘2012’

LOCOG Censures Use Of ‘2012’

The trademark police strike again over Olympics.
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast For London, 21 April 2011

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast For London, 21 April 2011

Royal wedding backlash, scandal over a gay kiss, London Bridge’s history, the future of London's built environment, and more.
British Volleyball Funding Cut

British Volleyball Funding Cut

2012 Legacy Lottery Boost

2012 Legacy Lottery Boost

West Ham To Olympic Stadium: Minister Says 'No'

West Ham To Olympic Stadium: Minister Says 'No'

All Systems Go For A Full Strength Team GB

All Systems Go For A Full Strength Team GB

Badminton Olympics Venue Still Not Sorted

Badminton Olympics Venue Still Not Sorted

East Enders Debate Olympic Legacy

East Enders Debate Olympic Legacy

Olympic Sports Could Head To Wembley

Olympic Sports Could Head To Wembley

2012 Job Prospects

2012 Job Prospects

Decathlon Of Stamps Celebrates London Olympics

Decathlon Of Stamps Celebrates London Olympics

Olympics Organisers Threaten Blogger Over Defamation

Olympics Organisers Threaten Blogger Over Defamation

Round 1 To The Ladies: IOC Approves Women's Boxing For 2012

Round 1 To The Ladies: IOC Approves Women's Boxing For 2012

Olympic Optimism: Three Years To Go

Olympic Optimism: Three Years To Go

Diving Hopes Heighten For 2012

Diving Hopes Heighten For 2012

2012 Recruitment

2012 Recruitment

Inn For 2012

Inn For 2012

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

Olympic Halfway Hurdle Hailed

Olympic Halfway Hurdle Hailed

Sign Up, Get Ready

Sign Up, Get Ready

Olympic Building Work Chugging Along Nicely

Olympic Building Work Chugging Along Nicely

All Hands On The Ball

All Hands On The Ball

Olympic Heroes Up Close

Olympic Heroes Up Close

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Paralympics Passed Over

Paralympics Passed Over

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Populist: 15-22 June

Populist: 15-22 June

Muddy Manor Garden Allotmenteers: You Can't Keep Good Gardeners Down

Muddy Manor Garden Allotmenteers: You Can't Keep Good Gardeners Down

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Olympic Torch Relay: On Your Marques, Tibet, Go?

Olympic Torch Relay: On Your Marques, Tibet, Go?

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Olympic Update(s)

Olympic Update(s)

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Get Set to Get Set

Get Set to Get Set

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Londonomics: Independence Day

Londonomics: Independence Day

Olympics Burn Green

Olympics Burn Green

Extra, Extra: Things You Didn't Know Edition

Extra, Extra: Things You Didn't Know Edition

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

From Bad to Worse to Best

From Bad to Worse to Best

Set The Olympics On Fire

Set The Olympics On Fire

London’s New Ambassadors….

London’s New Ambassadors….

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Festival Hall Unwrapped

Festival Hall Unwrapped

Does Anyone Know How to Sail This Boat?

Does Anyone Know How to Sail This Boat?

BBC Plots Olympic Power Chune

BBC Plots Olympic Power Chune

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A Song for London

A Song for London

The Belated Blitz

The Belated Blitz

To Serve Man

To Serve Man

What do 95% of us have in common?

What do 95% of us have in common?

Leave No Can Behind

Leave No Can Behind

Your week in 2012

Your week in 2012

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Seguridad von il Olympikos

Seguridad von il Olympikos

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

2012 Radiation Hurdle

2012 Radiation Hurdle

al-Qaida Going for Gold?

al-Qaida Going for Gold?

Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Northern Line Running Four Years Late

Northern Line Running Four Years Late

Ken's Cuban Cover Up?

Ken's Cuban Cover Up?

ICA: Kneal & Daleks

ICA: Kneal & Daleks

Olympics: Five Stories In One Day

Olympics: Five Stories In One Day

A Blog Of Olympic Standards

A Blog Of Olympic Standards

2012 Looks Like An Expensive Year

2012 Looks Like An Expensive Year

Cogito Ergo Summary: Your Weekly Science Listings

Cogito Ergo Summary: Your Weekly Science Listings

Olympics Promise: We Won't Cock It Up, Honest

Olympics Promise: We Won't Cock It Up, Honest

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Olympic Triffids

Olympic Triffids

Mayor Major?

Mayor Major?

Interview: Mimbre

Interview: Mimbre

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

The Deadly Quicksand Of The Property Ownership Long Jump Pit

The Deadly Quicksand Of The Property Ownership Long Jump Pit

As You Hike It (Or, Shakespeare's Blister)

As You Hike It (Or, Shakespeare's Blister)

That’s Football, Me Ol’ China

That’s Football, Me Ol’ China

Ken Comment Brags Best For Bric

Ken Comment Brags Best For Bric

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

TV Troll: Green And Greener

TV Troll: Green And Greener

Just when you thought it was safe to spend £757m

Just when you thought it was safe to spend £757m

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

RMT: 'Will Not Strike For Cash'

RMT: 'Will Not Strike For Cash'

Friday Film News

Friday Film News

Tour de London

Tour de London

TV Troll: Get Us Out Of Here

TV Troll: Get Us Out Of Here

Merry Christmas Paris!

Merry Christmas Paris!

BFI's New NFT ASAP

BFI's New NFT ASAP

London's Hoop Dreams Might Come True

London's Hoop Dreams Might Come True

Guess Who's Back... Back Again

Guess Who's Back... Back Again

Olympics Update

Olympics Update

The Tall Shepherd And The Tiny Stuntman

The Tall Shepherd And The Tiny Stuntman

<i>I'm just a mean green mother...</i>

<i>I'm just a mean green mother...</i>

2012 Budget Wrangles

2012 Budget Wrangles

Leonardo: Not Just a Ninja Turtle Shock

Leonardo: Not Just a Ninja Turtle Shock

Our Kind of Olympics

Our Kind of Olympics

Massive Rebecca Adlington Statue Appears In The Serpentine

Massive Rebecca Adlington Statue Appears In The Serpentine

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.
The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9pm

The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9pm

Riverside attraction celebrates Olympics.
Bored Of The Olympics? Try These Shows Instead

Bored Of The Olympics? Try These Shows Instead

Music, ballet or Sadie Frost - you choose.