Archive for the ‘2012 Olympics’ Category

London 2012 Paralympic Games tickets go on sale today

Friday, September 9, 2011 10:10 Comments Off

Tickets for the 2012 Paralympics go on sale today using the same ticket application process that applied to the 2012 London Olympic tickets: applicants apply for tickets to events they wish to see and if the events are oversubscribed, a balloting process will take place. The application process begins at 9am today, 9 September 2011, [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, London

London 2012 exhibition opens at Heathrow Airport

Friday, August 12, 2011 14:26 Comments Off

An exclusive preview exhibition celebrating the upcoming 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games has opened at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport. Among eleven sculptures on display are lifesize wireframe studies of Olympic diver Tom Daley, and sprinter Jason Gardener. There are also eight bronze maquettes of athletes by artists including Paul Day, John Buckley, Hamish [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, London Tags: ,

London – Surrey Cycle Classic – London 2012 test event 14 August 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011 10:06 2 Comments

If you loved watching the Tour de France on the television recently, get yourself down to Surrey this Sunday, 14 August 2011, for the London – Surrey Cycle Classic. The London – Surrey Cycle Classic is a London 2012 test event and will follow the same route as the London 2012 Cycling Road Race. Among [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, London, Surrey Tags:

Quick guide to London Airports

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:11 Comments Off

With the London 2012 Olympic Games little more than a year away, many overseas visitors are now aware of whether their applications for tickets have been successful. Those fortunate enough to receive tickets will now be switching their focus to travel and hunting down flights to the UK, in particular flights to one of London’s [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, transport Tags: ,

Brands Hatch is 2012 Paralympic Road Cycling venue

Friday, May 27, 2011 11:13 Comments Off

Brands Hatch has been unveiled at the venue for the London 2012 Paralympic Road Cycling events. The Kent circuit will play host to 32 road cycling events for men and women with a range of disabilities including visual impairments, cerebral palsy and amputations competing on bicycles, tricycles, tandems and hand cycles. In total, 225 athletes [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, Kent, London Tags: , ,

Last chance to register for 2012 Olympic tickets

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 10:03 Comments Off

The deadline for registering to enter the ballot to obtain tickets for next year’s London Olympics is tonight – 23:59. The six-week registration process began on 15 March for tickets to the Game’s 650 sessions covering 26 sports over 17 days. Popular events, such as the men’s 100m final, have a limit of four tickets [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, London

London 2012 Olympic Games tickets go on sale today

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 9:01 Comments Off

Applications for tickets for the 2012 London Olympics will be accepted from today, Tuesday 15 March 2011 – 500 days before the games officially start. UK applicants can apply online at www.london2012.com/visiting/tickets/ – don’t panic if you haven’t worked out when your favourite events are taking place as you have between the 15 March and [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics Tags:

2012 Olympic tickets – watch out for ticket scams

Thursday, February 17, 2011 21:17 Comments Off

A day doesn’t go by without a scam email of some sort landing in my inbox – a tax rebate, a bogus banking email requesting personal details because of an irregular online activity, or a PayPal phishing email. Now, with less than a month to go until tickets for the 2012 London Olympics go on [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics, London

Still time to apply to be a London 2012 Games Maker volunteer

Thursday, October 21, 2010 11:26 Comments Off

Anyone wishing to volunteer to be a Games Maker for the London 2012 Olympics has until midnight on 27 October 2010 to apply. In total, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) is looking for up to 70,000 passionate and dedicated volunteers to make the difference between a good and [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympic Games ticket prices announced

Saturday, October 16, 2010 14:14 1 Comment

The ticket price structure for the 2012 Olympic Games was announced yesterday ahead of the tickets going on sale next March. There will be 8.8 million tickets available – 800,000 more than previously announced – to see the 26 sports of the Games. Ticket prices will be per session, the length of which will vary [...]

This was posted under category: 2012 Olympics