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Full programme announced for the London 2012 Festival

April 27th, 2012

The full line-up for the London 2012 Festival has been announced today, featuring 12,000 events and performances at 900 venues across the UK.

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Olympic Park light show marks completion of arts programme

April 27th, 2012

The lights on the largest standalone sculpture on the Olympic Park were switched on last night to mark the completion of 26 new art installations in the Park.

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London 2012 launches Uniform Distribution and Accreditation Centre

April 27th, 2012

The first fully operational London 2012 Games-time venue has been officially launched today with Seb Coe and Paul Deighton among the first to collect their Games-time uniforms at the Uniform Distribution and Accreditation Centre (UDAC).

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London 2012 sustainability measures praised by UN Environment Chief

April 27th, 2012

UN Under-Secretary General Achim Steiner has visited the Olympic Park to mark the launch of the London 2012 pre-Games sustainability report.

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London 2012 ‘green’ infrastructure completed

April 26th, 2012

The final elements of the infrastructure that will help to make London 2012 the most sustainable Games to date have been completed by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), with it on track to exceed a challenging target to reduce the carbon footprint of the Olympic Park by 50%.

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Draw announced for London 2012 Olympic Football Tournament

April 25th, 2012

The draws for the London 2012 Olympic Football Tournament has taken place at Wembley Stadium, with the Group Stages for the men’s and women’s tournaments now confirmed.

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London 2012 Olympic Torch wins Design of the Year award

April 25th, 2012

The London 2012 Olympic Torch was today recognised as the Design of the Year at an awards ceremony hosted by the Design Museum.

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Record-breaking figures for Paralympic broadcast rights

April 24th, 2012

The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has announced a record-breaking collection of Rights Holding Broadcasters to screen the Paralympic Games across the globe this summer.

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Giant Olympic Rings unveiled at Birmingham Airport

April 24th, 2012

The latest Olympic Rings have been unveiled at Birmingham Airport where thousands of fans will be welcomed to the UK this summer.

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London 2012 Olympic Football Tournament draw made

April 23rd, 2012

The draws for the London 2012 Olympic Football Tournament has taken place at Wembley Stadium, with the Group Stages for the men’s and women’s tournaments now confirmed.

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