SEPTEMBER 26 - LOCAL workers will be in charge of security of the Olympic Park after G4S, the company appointed to protect it, agreed to help local residents access the new jobs created by the contract.
SEPTEMBER 30 - A MEMBER of the London Assembly has today demanded assurances that the massive security operation required for the 2012 Olympics will not put ordinary citizens at danger.
June 24 - The £355 million International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and Main Press Centre (MPC) for London 2012 is on track after plans were approved by the Olympic Park Planning Committee last night.
June 26 - Work on erecting the wave-shaped roof for the London 2012 £251 million Aquatics Centre has reached half-way, the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) revealed today.
August 22 - Madrid 2016 officials are hoping that the European Grand Prix, due to take place in Valencia tomorrow, will help boost their hopes of hosting the Olympics.
April 3 - Sochi today announced that major Russian financial institution, Sberbank, has signed a $130 million (£87 million) deal to become a leading sponsor of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
By Mike Rowbottom at the Olympic Park
April 3 - President Lula of Brazil (pictured), seeking to win the 2016 Games for Rio, made an impassioned plea for the Olympic Movement to recognise the new realities of world economic power after visiting London’s site today.
April 8 - Green-fingered Britons are to be given the chance to design a Great British Garden on the London 2012 Olympic Park thanks to a nationwide competition launched today by Tessa Jowell (pictured).
April 16 - London 2012 is close to agreeing a £10 million sponsorship deal with the British Airports Authority (BAA) that would confirm Heathrow as main gateway for the Games, it was reported today.
April 27 - Designs for the £355 million Olympic broadcast and media centres were branded as "extremely weak" today by the Government's architecture advisor.
April 28 - Mobile swimming pools, boxing academies, street athletics in every borough and competitive sport for disabled children were all schemes announced by London Mayor Boris Johnson (pictured) today.
March 10 - Morrison Construction have been awarded the contract to build the £30 million white water canoe slalom course for the 2012 Olympics in Broxbourne, it was announced today.
March 14 - Sega have announced an exclusive partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to develop Vancouver 2010, the official video game of next year's Winter Games.
MAY 7 - JOHN LUNT has been appointed as the competiion manager for triathlon for the 2012 Olympics, it was announced today.
FEBRUARY 2 - ISRAEL have today been challenged to win more medals at the Olympics in London 2012 than at any other previous Games in the country's history.