Tessa Jowell's brief Olympics exile is over. She may be out of office but she's back on the Olympics board.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Mon, 23/08/2010 - 04:07.
LOCOG is to invite the outstanding candidates from the IOC’s Young Reporters programme to London 2012 to join the press operations team. Lord SebCo of Locog said: “London 2012 will create compelling stories across the world – from world-class sport, to the effects the Games will have on the city of London and the UK as a whole and beyond."
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Wed, 18/08/2010 - 03:19.
CABE has sent the already iconic Kapoorbit back to the drawing board. The design has some 'mundane' flaws in its entrance pavilion, viewing platforms, lift and stairs. CABE fears that "Without these details being submitted as part of the planning submission, we, and the planning authority, are being asked to take on trust that they will be elegantly resolved."
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Fri, 13/08/2010 - 04:49.
insidethegames reports that Alan Pascoe's company, Fast Track, has been dragged into the corruption scandal dogging the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Thu, 12/08/2010 - 19:43.
Clare Sambrook - co-author with Andrew Jennings of The Great Olympic Swindle - was kind enough to email us recently pointing to a post on her site (now listed in our Blogroll) linking to her article at open Democracy written following the death of Samaranch Senior -
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Tue, 03/08/2010 - 21:32.
Yes it was a quote. Matthew Beard draws attention to renowned classicist BoJo's having borrowed expressions p
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Tue, 03/08/2010 - 16:52.
Gord Hill, of no2010.com notoriety, has his new comic book reviewed (2nd item down) in The Dominion
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Sat, 31/07/2010 - 01:32.
Amidst all of yesterday's 2-years-to-go hoohah, London2012.com launched their new
MacJobs volunteering scheme. Blogger IanVisits was carping about the accessibilty failures in their new style-over-substance webpages.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Wed, 28/07/2010 - 16:50.
First it was 'Beckham backs the bid', then 'Beckham to motivate the England Squad'. Now it may be 'Beckham returns to East End roots'. West Ham have been talking to 'his people' in an attempt to rope in the Leytonstone born celeb in its bid to get its hands on the 2012 Olympic Stadium. Still, the lad hasn't agreed yet. Maybe West Ham is a bit of a comedown for Brand Beckham after the various excitements of the World Cup.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Mon, 26/07/2010 - 03:25.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Fri, 23/07/2010 - 02:03.