August 3 - Sir Ian Johnston (pictured), the man in charge of British Transport Police during the 2005 bombings that rocked the capital, has been appointed security director for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
July 31 - Rio de Janeiro's bid to follow London and host the 2016 Olympics today recived another boost when they signed signed a new R$3.5 million (£1.1 million) sponsorship deal with Banco Bradesco to help its campaign.
July 28 - Kuwait will not be suspended from competing in the London 2012 Olympics, but were warned that the country must amend its sports law before the end of the year to avoid the threat of further action.
July 28 - South Africa is considering following up staging the 2010 World Cup by launching a bid to host the 2020 Olympics, with Durban the favourite to be put forward.
July 24 - James Cracknell (pictured), the two-time Olympic gold medallist, has been appointed as sustainability ambassador for the London 2012 Games.
July 23 - More than 300 Christian leaders from across the denominations have begun the task of mobilising the church for outreach programme during the London 2012 Olympics.
July 22 - Malaysia's Government is to set up a "Road to London 2012" supporters group and launch a new set of national team colours as the country chases its first ever Olympic gold medal.
July 21 - Madrid 2016 has claimed today that they can stage a greener Olympics than any of its rivals because it has more sun than any of the three other candidates.
July 21 - A cyber attack is seen as potentially the biggest security threat to the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, a new report published today has warned.
July 21 - Toy maker Hornby has won a licence to make a range of toys and collectables for the London 2012 Olympic Games across its Corgi, Hornby, Scalextric and Airfix brands, it was announced today.
July 20 - Ministers have approved a £19 million injection to bolster security improvements at Olympic Park venues, the Government has announced today.