Honours protocol means Wimbledon champion must wait for knighthood
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London mayoral elections: Alan Johnson isn’t standing. Sadiq Khan says he might. David Lammy definitely will. And as for Boris Johnson...
Friday 16 August 2013
The election is still three years away, but the battle for the keys to City Hall is already under way
Thursday 15 August 2013
Briton makes distance running look easy but even he will struggle to emulate Kenenisa Bekele
Tuesday 06 August 2013
The 28-year-old is Britain's most successful ever gymnast
Sunday 28 July 2013
Inspire: The Olympic Journey BBC One
Sunday 28 July 2013
It has been one 'L' of a Legacy. While the 65,000 ticket-only guests raised a glass to the first birthday of the infant London 2012 Olympics, and to Jess, Mo and Co, there was a drop of considerably greater vintage to savour as the Emsley Carr Mile clocked up another milestone at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games yesterday.
Friday 26 July 2013
If the bid was dubious, the consequences were glorious
Exclusive interview with Hugh Robertson on Olympics legacy: Minister ‘delighted’– but facilities are still closing
Sunday 21 July 2013
‘No other host nation has ever increased the number of people participating’
Monday 15 July 2013
The Games raised the UK’s self-esteem and boosted business and the economy. More major sporting events are taking place on UK soil, which will help to keep that taste of excitement in the air. The challenge now is to inspire the spectators to take a more active role in sport.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Ten months on from the glorious high of Super Saturday at London 2012, British athletics is getting ready to savour the feelgood factor on home ground once again.
Sunday 27 January 2013
The Welshman goes indoors to recover from Olympic disappointment
Sunday 30 December 2012
Clearly people's attitudes towards disability were blown out of the water
Monday 19 November 2012
British children have taken the Olympic motto "inspire a generation" to heart, with half of them spurred on to try a new sport since the London 2012 Games, a study today finds.
Taxpayer will not foot Olympic bill as sponsorship, ticket sales and merchandise helped Locog meet £2.4 billion cost
Friday 09 November 2012
The taxpayer will not have to make up any Olympic budget shortfall as sponsorship, ticket sales and merchandise helped organisers Locog meet the £2.4 billion cost needed to stage the Games.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Only half of the seats for some of the prime events at the London Olympics were sold to the British public, leaked figures reveal.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
The final bill for the London Olympics is expected to be more than £400m under budget, but the saving will not be spent either on helping pay for the Olympic Stadium's redevelopment or as a windfall for grass-roots sport.
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Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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