WADA President issues pre-Olympic warning to doping athletes

Say No to Doping

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) President, John Fahey, warns athletes who are doping to withdraw from their national teams and stay away from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

IOC says London is ready to host the Olympic Games

The Olympic Park in Straford

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for London 2012 concludes its 10th and final visit to the 2012 host city with the message that London is ready to welcome the world’s best athletes and Olympic and Paralympic fans this summer.

London 2012: Nigerian athletes to get N1.5M for each Gold medal

Nigeria Athletes in training for the last Olympics / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Nigeria athletes, who will be taking part in this summer's Olympic Games, have received a boost from Cowbell Milk as mouth watering cash prizes of up to 1.5m Naira (10,000 USD) will be given to Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists in London.

SASCOC lauds Oscar Pistorius on Laureus award

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa at the Winners Studio during the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards at Central Hall Westminster on February 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images for Laureus)

South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) president Gideon Sam congratulated "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for winning the 2012 Laureus World sportsperson of the year award.

WADA releases ‘Say NO! To Doping’ video

Say NO! To Doping - WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released a ‘Say NO! To Doping’ video clip as the latest element in an awareness campaign that is fast gaining worldwide support.

London 2012: Organisers reveal plans for World Sport Day in June

World Sport Day Launch at the Copper Box,Olympic Park/ Photo: LOCOG

Schools and colleges across the UK are encouraged to start planning how they are going to celebrate the athletes and cultures of the world on London 2012 World Sport Day, presented by Lloyds TSB, on Monday 25 June 2012.

Visa to sponsor London Media Centre

The Media Centre at One Great George Street, London/LMC

The London Media Centre (LMC), for non-accredited media to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will be sponsored by Visa Europe.

London 2012 unveils anti-doping laboratory

L-R Hugh Robertson,Paul Deighton (LOCOG),Andrew Witty (GSK),Prof. David Cowan

The anti-doping laboratory which will operate during the London 2012 Games has today been unveiled by the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG).

London 2012: Olympic Park set for test events from February

Aerial view of the Aquatics Centre and the Olympic Stadium / © ODA

With the imminent handover of the Olympic Park to the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), the park is expected to host a number of pre-Games events for elite athletes, schools and members of the public next month.

London 2012: Olympics venues christened to mark 200th-day countdown

London 2012 Olympic Park Map / Photo Credit: Credit - LOCOG

To mark the 200 days-to-go countdown, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today confirmed new Games-time names for selected venues and spectator areas in the Olympic Park.

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