Memory Marathon... Memory Marathon was a large-scale participatory event in which artist Simon Pope walked a specially planned 26-mile route through the five Host Boroughs for London 2012. He was accompanied by 104 residents who recalled their stand-out memories from Olympic history. An 80-minute film of the day was shown to great acclaim in early 2010. In November 2010, Simon re-visited the route and some of the walkers, to reflect how the local landscape has continued to change. Memory…
British Airways Dove takes flight to mark London 2012 Olympics
The Dove, the first of nine British Airways aircraft transformed for the London 2012 Games by the artistic vision of the designer Pascal Anson, took flight over the skies of London on Tuesday. 'It looks sweet.' Tracey Emin
Happy birthday, Kate! As the Duchess of Cambridge turns 31 today, FEMAIL bring back 31 looks with which our future queen dazzled the world
The London 2017 Local Organising Committee today announced the competition schedule and ticket prices for the 2017 World ParaAthletics Championships which will take place in the Olympic Stadium within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Fans of Paralympic sport will once again have the opportunity to watch world-class athletes compete in the Olympic Stadium when 80000 tickets go on sale on 1 August for the World ParaAthletics Championships which will take place from 14 23 July 2017. Public sales…
http://www.london2012.com/modern-pentathlon Modern Pentathlon A sport like no other, at the London 2012 Games Modern Pentathlon will celebrate 100 years as part of the Olympic Games. Events: Fencing, Swimming, Riding, Combined Run/Shoot Event Dates: Saturday 11 – Sunday 12 August
The United States sent 227 athletes to London, competing across 19 sports. These athletes managed to come home with 98 medals altogether. Unfortunately, very few people in their home country saw their successes. The London 2012 Games was the largest success to date for Paralympic athletes. Their goal to "inspire a generation" was realized all over the world. In the US, however, disabled athletes did not come home to the same newfound adoration that others did.