Update: Olympic Torch route in Sevenoaks

A total of 8,000 torchbearers will take the torch on its 70-day journey which begins in Land’s End on 19 May and will be in Sevenoaks on 20 of July. London 2012 organisers have not yet released details of the final two days in which the torch visits Westminster before travelling from Hampton Court to […]

“Jelly Mascots”

“Jelly Mascots”

Wi-fi turned on at Tube stations in London

Free wi-fi at some London Underground stations has now been turned on. Transport for London (TfL) said people at King’s Cross and Warren Street Tube stations will now be able to pick up the internet at ticket offices, escalators and platforms. On Friday, Oxford Circus and Green Park Tube stations will go live, followed by […]

BMW’s driverless Running Coach

Serial offender BMW took out press ads for a new technology for runners inspired by its partnership with the London 2012 Olympic Games. The ads read: “The new driverless Running Coach feature uses a combination of ConnectedDrive technologies and surround view cameras to enable your BMW to follow you at a safe distance while you […]

Olympic Rings under Tower Bridge

Paralympic Road Cycling events in Sevenoaks

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) announced in May 2011 that Brands Hatch, in West Kingsdown in the Sevenoaks District, will be the venue for the prestigious Paralympic Road Cycling events between 5 and 8 September 2012. The former F1 Grand Prix circuit will account for approximately half of […]

London 2012 workers recreate Bathers at Asnières

Neville Gabie’s version of ‘Bathers at Asnieres’ is called ‘Freeze Frame’ The image was taken in the Olympic Park and uses construction workers from around the project with the bathers replaced by landscape gardeners, engineers, designers and security staff. The image reflects the range of tasks, diversity and skills of those delivering the venues and […]

Wi-Fi on the Tube by the 2012 Olympics

Following a successful trial at Charing Cross station, TfL has confirmed that Wi-Fi access will be provided at 120 stations throughout the Tube network, enabling travellers to go online when waiting at platforms. Wi-Fi services will be unavailable when passengers are travelling from station to station within Tube carriages. The assertion that access will be […]