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UK faces security questions ahead of London Olympicsupdated: Tue Jul 17 2012 15:16:00

With 10 days to go before the Olympic Games open in London, questions over the provision of security guards for the event are dominating the British media.

Olympic security firm G4S may lose $77m over guard shortfallupdated: Sat Jul 14 2012 07:38:00

The contractor responsible for providing security guards for the Olympic Games said Saturday it stands to lose up to $77 million after failing to recruit enough staff, less than two weeks before the event opens in London.

What to expect from security at Olympicsupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 12:13:00

CNN's Becky Anderson shows us how to get through security at the London 2012 Olympics.

London Olympics organizer defends security contractorupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 12:13:00

The chairman of the London 2012 organizing group Friday rejected concerns over security staffing ahead of the Olympic Games, which start in two weeks.

Olympic cyclist comes full circleupdated: Tue May 22 2012 11:33:00

Tommy Godwin won two cycling medals at the 1948 Olympics. Now he's been chosen as one of Lloyds TSB's torch bearers for the 2012 Games.

Third time lucky to score Olympic tickets?updated: Wed May 09 2012 07:58:00

British sports fans who struck out twice trying to land Olympic tickets will get a third chance starting Friday.

Kids take starring role at London Olympicsupdated: Mon May 07 2012 09:28:00

When it comes to Olympic ceremonies, London is keen to make sure its schoolchildren play a starring role.

London prepares for the Olympicsupdated: Mon May 07 2012 09:28:00

Londoners check out the Olympic centerpiece -- the new main stadium. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.

Crowds gather for opening of 2012 Olympic Stadiumupdated: Sat May 05 2012 12:28:00

More than 40,000 people are expected to attend the official opening of the Olympic Stadium for the 2012 Games in east London on Saturday.

100 days to go: Is London ready for the 2012 Olympics?updated: Wed Apr 18 2012 21:41:00

Seven years after upsetting favorite Paris to win the right to host the 2012 Olympics, London is in the final straight of a long and often bumpy run-up to stage the sporting showpiece.

100 days to the London Olympicsupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 21:41:00

CNN's Matthew Chance looks at the long term economic impact of the London Olympics for the United Kingdom.

London 2012 Olympic village ready for finishing touchesupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 10:43:00

Six months to the day before Opening Ceremonies, builders have handed the Olympic Village over to the London 2012 organizers.

London awarded 2017 World Athletics Championshipsupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 15:11:00

London has beaten off the challenge of Doha to be named as host for the 2017 World Athletics Championships.

Powell out of 100m as Bolt aims for world title repeatupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 09:24:00

Former 100 meter world record holder Asafa Powell has pulled out of the world championships in Daegu, which are set to get under way on Saturday.

Seb Coe: What 2012 means to Londonupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 12:12:00

Chairman of the London 2012 Organising Committee, Sebastian Coe answers viewers questions on the 2012 games.

On time and on budget - but no room for 2012 complacency, says Coeupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 12:12:00

If there is a distinct sense of calm surrounding Sebastian Coe, the man entrusted to deliver London's 2012 Olympic vision, then there is a very good reason.

Hampton Court to host Olympic time-trialupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:50:00

Hampton Court Palace will be the venue for the cycling time trial event at the London 2012 Olympic Games, it was announced on Wednesday.

2012 Olympic ticket buyers in the darkupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:48:00

Olympic ticket buyers won't be told how much or when money will be deducted from their accounts. Emily Reuben reports.

2012 Olympic torch relay confined to Britain's bordersupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:48:00

The torch relay for the 2012 London Olympics will be confined to the United Kingdom and possibly Ireland, it was confirmed when the route was announced on Wednesday.

2012 London Olympics heads for selloutupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 12:03:00

More than 1.8 million people have tried to buy over 20 million tickets for the London 2012 Olympics, organizers said Wednesday.

London Olympic group unveils futuristic mascotsupdated: Thu May 20 2010 12:16:00

Two metallic, one-eyed creatures whizzed into the London 2012 Games on Wednesday, when organizers unveiled them as their new Olympic and Paralympic mascots.

London Olympic tickets in heavy demandupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 13:30:00

More than a million people have registered their interest in tickets for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games since sign up began online a month ago, organizers have revealed.

Laureus panel on cheatingupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 09:39:00

Laureus World Sport Academy panel Sean Fitzpatrick, Sebastian Coe, Boris Becker and Michael Johnson discuss cheating in 2009.

London marks 1,000 days to 2012 Olympicsupdated: Sat Oct 31 2009 16:47:00

Saturday marks 1,000 days until the London 2012 Olympic Games, and officials promise the event is on track and on budget.

London Olympics on track for 2012updated: Fri Jul 31 2009 11:10:00

An overcast, chilly summer day failed to stem the excitement and pride of Olympic officials and athletes as they showed off their progress three years ahead of the 2012 Games.

London Olympic Stadium progressupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 11:10:00

London Olympic Stadium one year into construction, all ten of the milestones for this stage of the development have been met.

Countdown to the gamesupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 16:53:00

As organizers mark three years until the London 2012 Olympics, CNN's Phil Black gets a firsthand look at the venues.

London marks three years until Olympicsupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 16:53:00

Three years from Monday, the eyes of the world will be on London for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Q & A with Sebastian Coeupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 04:45:00

Sebastian Coe is one of the greatest middle-distance runners ever to step foot on to an athletics track. There are few people better qualified to comment on the talent and effort it takes to become a world beater. Here he gives CNN his views of Haile Gebrselassie.

Seb Coe: Guiding London into the Olympic limelightupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 03:15:00

For Sebastian Coe, one of Britain's greatest athletes, the glory of winning Olympic gold medals comes in second to clinching the Olympics Games for London in 2012.

Radcliffe returns to face top London fieldupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 15:59:00

World record holder Paula Radcliffe will return to run in next year's London marathon on April 26 when she faces five of the first six finishers at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

UK sprinter fails in bid to beat Beijing banupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 11:39:00

British sprinter Dwain Chambers has failed in his London High Court bid to compete at the Beijing Olympic Games.

Chambers ban upheldupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 11:39:00

The Olympic ideals of fair play and equality were upheld in a British court. ITN's Harry Smith reports.

Coe wants Ferguson to coach GB teamupdated: Wed May 14 2008 11:45:00

Sebastian Coe, who masterminded London's successful bid for the 2012 Olympics, wants Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson to take charge of the Great Britain team at the Games.

Chambers made to 'feel like a leper'updated: Wed Feb 13 2008 08:19:00

Disgraced British sprinter Dwain Chambers claims he has been made to "feel like a leper" on his return to the sport having served a ban for failing a drugs test.

Chambers free to run in British trialsupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 08:13:00

Sprinter Dwain Chambers will take part in this weekend's British trials for the world indoor championships, because UK Athletics say they have no legal right to bar the man who served a two-year doping ban after failing a test in 2003.

London unveils 2012 Olympic stadiumupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 18:07:00

Detailed plans for the stadium which will host the 2012 Olympic Games in London were unveiled by organizers on Wednesday.

London Olympics chiefs defend logoupdated: Tue Jun 05 2007 14:09:00

London 2012 Olympics chiefs have defended the newly-unveiled logo following widespread public criticism that it was 'hideous' and a waste of money.

Coe to head FIFA ethics committeeupdated: Fri Sep 15 2006 13:36:00

FIFA has appointed former track and field legend Sebastian Coe as chairman of the world governing body's new ethics committee.

'Inspiring people is not a luxury'updated: Thu Dec 08 2005 07:26:00

Olympic runner Sebastian Coe, who led London's 2012 Olympics bid to glory, spoke to Global Office about his vision for the Games -- and how he will lead a nation towards it.

800 meters great Kipketer retiresupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 11:07:00

Kenyan-born Dane Wilson Kipketer, one of the greatest 800 meters runner in the history of athletics, has announced his retirement at the age of 34.

Coe confident London bid on trackupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 12:56:00

Sebastian Coe hailed a report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday as proof London is on course to win its bid to host the 2012 Games.

Paris, London Olympic bids praisedupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 08:27:00

The International Olympic Committee appears to give Paris and London a slight edge in the race to host the 2012 Olympic Games.

Happy Holmes just keeps on winningupdated: Sun Dec 12 2004 17:34:00

Britain's double Olympic gold medalist Kelly Holmes was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday.

London unveil plans for 2012 Gamesupdated: Fri Nov 19 2004 14:32:00

London have unveiled their plans to stage the 2012 Olympics, promising excellence without the extravagance.

London look to Sydney mastermindupdated: Wed Jun 23 2004 07:33:00

London is hoping a bit of Sydney's magic will rub off on its bid to host the 2012 Olympics after employing the man widely credited with the success of the 2000 Games.

Coe replaces Cassani in London bidupdated: Wed May 19 2004 09:14:00

Former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe has replaced American Barbara Cassani as head of London's bid for the 2012 Games.

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