Summer Olympics





Exclusive: Bolt and Caborn add backing to West Ham Olympic Stadium plans

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

usain-bolt-visits-the-olympic-park-70030January 16 - Opposition to Tottenham Hotspur's controversial proposal to take over the Olympic Stadium after London 2012 continues to grow, with the world's fastest man Usain Bolt and Britain's former Sports Minister Richard Caborn both adding their voices to the growing anger at the plans of the Premier League club to demolish the arena and rebuild it without an athletics track.





Ghana football team hit hardest by Olympic ban

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

Dominic_Adiyah_lifting_World_Cup_under-20_Egypt_2009January 14 - The Ghanian Government have been blamed for the situation which has led to the country being suspended by the International Olympic Committtee (IOC) and put in jeopardy their participation at next year's Olympics in London, where the men's football team were being touted as one of the favourites.





IOC announce timetable for 2020 Olympic bids

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

Olympic rings_23January 12 - Cities planning to put themselves forward to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics today found out the timetable for the bid process, with the final decision due to be announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its 125th session in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires on September 7, 2013.