One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020


Summer Olympics










Mascots set to make £14 million for London 2012

By Duncan Mackay in London
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 20 - The new London 2012 mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, unveiled last night, could contribute up to £14 million ($20 million) to help pay for the staging of the Olympics and Paralympics as retail sales of merchandise are set to top £1 billion ($1.4 billion), which would be a record.




London 2012 launch mascots

By Duncan Mackay in London
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 19 - London 2012 today launched its mascots, Wenlock for the Olympics and Mandeville for the Paralympics, created from the last drops of steel left over from the construction of the final support girder for the Olympic Stadium and were born in Bolton.


London 2012 mascots to be crafted out of steel girder

By Duncan Mackay in London
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 19 - London 2012 will tonight unveil two mascots fashioned out of a steel girder with an accompanying story written by children's author Michael Morpurgo that will form the centrepiece of its marketing campaign in the build-up to the Olympics and Paralympics, Sebastian Coe has revealed.