When Diamond League returns in 2015 it will be a revamped venue, but athletics chiefs are confident of more full houses
Britain's long-distance running machine misses out on 3,000m mark though win rewards adoring fans
Bulldozers are coming to iconic venue but they cannot destroy memories
‘No other host nation has ever increased the number of people participating’
England will play three of their pool matches at Twickenham
League One club make move in response to West Ham's successful bid to become tenants of the Olympic stadium
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West Ham were today confirmed as the new tenants
West Ham remain committed to their bid to relocate to the Olympic Stadium despite the massive financial obligations that would ensue if they were to be successful.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has held "encouraging" talks with the National Football League over the prospect of staging games at the Olympic Stadium.
West Ham have reaffirmed their commitment to making the Olympic Stadium their new home despite the drawn-out bidding process.
A decision on whether West Ham can move into the Olympic Stadium could be put back, it has emerged.
Andy Murray is in a hurry. The 25-year-old Scot became the first man to reach the third round of the US Open here last night when he recorded his second successive straight-sets victory of the tournament. Just as in his opening encounter against Alex Bogomolov, the world No 4 never looked in any danger. Having coasted to a 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Ivan Dodig, he now faces the winner of today’s all-Spanish meeting between Feliciano Lopez and Pablo Andujar.
This is his fourth Paralympics but he is proud to have a GB able-bodied vest as well, he tells Simon Turnbull
As the great overture to the Paralympic Games plays out in the Olympic Stadium, there is an insistent message that says what follows over the next 11 days has to be seen in the same light, and with the same fervour, as the 30th Olympics.
Bradley Wiggins launched Britain's summer of sporting success with his historic win in the Tour de France and his influence is still being felt. With the action due to start tomorrow in the Velodrome, the latest to cite the Wiggins effect is Rik Waddon, one of British cycling's golden hopes in the Paralympics.