2012 Summer Olympics

July 23, 2013, 5am PDT
A year after the city staged an Olympic games intended to provide a legacy of revitalization for East London, Oliver Wainwright checks in on the progress. While the early results are 'not auspicious', he still finds reason for optimism.
The Guardian
January 23, 2013, 5am PST
The failure to secure a full-time tenant for the Olympic Stadium, the centerpiece of London's Olympic Park, has cast doubt on one of the selling points of the city's Olympic bid - its post-games impact.
The New York Times
May 19, 2011, 8am PDT
Transportation is increasingly seen as a major concern as London prepares to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. As crowds fill the city, many wonder whether it will be able to handle the load and keep everyone moving.
The Guardian
May 14, 2011, 9am PDT
Officials in London are considering a plan to build a 1-kilometer floating walkway on the Thames River in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
BBC
April 23, 2011, 9am PDT
As London prepares to host next summer's Olympic Games, officials worry that the city's transit system will not be able to meet increased demand.
Reuters
January 27, 2011, 8am PST
Two soccer teams in England are in the midst of a battle over who will take over the stadium being built for the 2012 Olympics in London. They're arguing over who will leave the better legacy.
The Guardian
November 4, 2010, 7am PDT
A six month trial will bring Wi-Fi Internet access into test locations within the London tube system, part of an effort by the city to bring Internet access to the entire system in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
BBC
August 10, 2010, 5am PDT
East London is the home of the city's poorest and most overlooked neighborhoods. It's also home to the site of the 2012 Summer Olympics, which officials hope will revive the struggling area.
CTV