London 2012 Olympics

British Gymnastics to investigate alleged abuse of athletes
Gymnastics
In Brief

British Gymnastics to investigate alleged abuse of athletes

Olympians describe culture of ‘fat-shaming’ and ‘fear’ within sport
8 Jul 2020
Rare 50p coins: how to spot the valuable ones
Beatrix Potter 50p
In Brief

Rare 50p coins: how to spot the valuable ones

Some limited editions are worth far more than their face value - will the Brexit coin be one of the them?
27 Jan 2020
London backed to make bid for the 2036 Olympic Games
The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
In Brief

London backed to make bid for the 2036 Olympic Games

UK capital has held the summer games a record three times
27 Feb 2019
London named world’s top sports city ahead of LA and Paris
London’s 2012 Olympic Stadium is now home to Premier League side West Ham
In Brief

London named world’s top sports city ahead of LA and Paris

Olympic host cities dominate the top five of the 2019 rankings
5 Feb 2019
London 2012 Olympic legacy events generate £130m
London 2012 Olympic Games legacy events
In Brief

London 2012 Olympic legacy events generate £130m

New report from UK Sport reveals economic impact of 25 National Lottery and taxpayer-funded events as well as spectator numbers
27 Jul 2018
Team GB sprinters 'lucky to be alive' after motorbike crash
James Ellington
In Brief

Team GB sprinters 'lucky to be alive' after motorbike crash

The careers of James Ellington and Nigel Levine could be over after the pair were badly hurt in Tenerife
19 Jan 2017
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Her athletics career in pictures
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In Depth

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Her athletics career in pictures

Tributes flood in to 2012 London Olympic heptathlon champion as she announces her retirement
13 Oct 2016

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Olympics 2016: Heroes of London 2012 going for gold in Rio
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Daily Briefing

Olympics 2016: Heroes of London 2012 going for gold in Rio

The Team GB Olympic champions who will be defending their titles at the Rio Games this summer
28 Jul 2016
Olympics 2016: Heroes of London 2012 going for gold in Rio – in pics
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Daily Briefing

Olympics 2016: Heroes of London 2012 going for gold in Rio – in pics

The Team GB Olympic champions who will be defending their titles at the Rio Games this summer
28 Jul 2016
Rio 2016: Ten of the greatest Olympians of all time
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Daily Briefing

Rio 2016: Ten of the greatest Olympians of all time

It is impossible to compare a rower with a swimmer or a sprinter, but these competitors are amongst the best to grace the Games
26 Jul 2016
Olympic legacy: How will Rio compare to other summer Games?
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In Depth

Olympic legacy: How will Rio compare to other summer Games?

The 2016 Olympics are already mired in controversy and there may be more pain ahead
18 Jul 2016
Anniversary Games: stars of 2012 with something to prove
Bolt
In Review

Anniversary Games: stars of 2012 with something to prove

Five athletes who will be the main attractions at the Olympic Stadium this weekend – in pictures
24 Jul 2015
Anniversary Games: stars of 2012 with something to prove - in pictures
Rutherford
In Review

Anniversary Games: stars of 2012 with something to prove - in pictures

24 Jul 2015
POLITICS:
In Depth

POLITICS:

Labour MPs see the hand of No 10 election strategist Lynton Crosby behind the current NHS horror-fest
16 Jul 2013
OLYMPICS: what to expect at the closing ceremony
In Depth

OLYMPICS: what to expect at the closing ceremony

Spoiler alert: here’s a round-up of the performances rumoured to mark the end of Olympics 2012
9 Aug 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 31 Jul 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 31 Jul 2012

31 Jul 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Jul 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Jul 2012

30 Jul 2012
OLYMPICS: why can't 1.22bn Indians win more medals?
In Depth

OLYMPICS: why can't 1.22bn Indians win more medals?

There's a reason why Indians do badly in sports that require high levels of physical fitness
25 Jul 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 3 Jul 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 3 Jul 2012

3 Jul 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Apr 2011
Syria protests in Jordan
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 26 Apr 2011

26 Apr 2011
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 30 Mar 2011
george clooney
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 30 Mar 2011

30 Mar 2011
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 22 Feb 2011
Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 22 Feb 2011

22 Feb 2011