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On your marks... London 2012 Olympic Games horror stories

First Post
Fri 20 Jan, AT 16:05

From transport meltdown to stampedes, what the nay-sayers claim we can look forward to this summer

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius storms out of BBC interview after ‘insult’

Wed 7 Sep, AT 11:02

Double-amputee athlete is angered by suggestion that he is an ‘inconvenient embarrassment’


Calls for reduced drugs bans at London Olympics

Wed 27 Jul, AT 14:35

British anti-doping body says athletes caught on recreational drugs should be treated leniently

London Olympics, one year to go

Cynicism put to one side as Olympic countdown begins

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 Jul, AT 11:47

A year before the Olympic flame is lit in London preparations for the Games are on track


McDonald’s to open biggest branch at Olympics

Thu 21 Jul, AT 10:39

Business digest Fast food chain announces plans to open huge restaurant in Stratford for the Olympics

Wembley stadium

Fury over ‘Team GB’ Olympic football deal

Wed 22 Jun, AT 12:25

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland reject the idea of a united team in 2012 - just after it is announced

Seb Coe, Denise Lewis, London 2012 Olympic torch

Olympic flame dims for disillusioned Londoners

Thu 9 Jun, AT 09:36

After the ticketing fiasco comes the non-eco-friendly torch that looks like a cheesegrater

Olympic stadium, London 2012

A million miss out on 2012 tickets as goodwill dies

Tue 7 Jun, AT 10:44

Londoners ask if it’s all worthwhile as half of applicants fail to get Olympic tickets