August 28 - Chris Holmes (pictured) has been appointed as the director of Paralympic integration by London 2012, it was announced today, just a day before the three years to go countdown until the start of the Games.
August 28 - Madrid will stage the most memorable Olympic Games in history if the Spanish capital is chosen to host the 2016 Games, Juan Antonio Samaranch junior (pictured) predicted today.
FEBRUARY 1 - THE first agreement between a British city and a major overseas training team for the 2012 Olympics is set to be officially sealed tomorrow.
DECEMBER 4 - LEADING Australian officials have claimed that it is impossible for them to compete against Britain when there is such a big gap in funding between the two countries.
APRIL 30 - UK SPORT has received nearly 5,000 applications to take part in its "Sporting Giants" scheme and take part in the 2012 Olympics, they revealed today.
MAY 17 - PLANS for the £20 million White Water Canoe Centre to be used during the London 2012 Games moved a step closer today when Broxbourne Borough Council granted planning approval for the venue.
DECEMBER 12 - THE Austrian resort of Innsbruck will host the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in 2012, it was announced today.
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially launched the bidding process to host the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014.
OCTOBER 10 - THE Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and Stratford City Development Limited today announced that the contract to deliver the electrical networks for the Olympic Park and Stratford City development in East London has been awarded to Olympic sponsor EDF Energy.
August 27 - An independent Chicago watchdog has issued a report carried out by a London company endorsing the city's controversial financial plan if it is chosen to follow London and host the 2016 Olympics.
August 27 - Olympic broadcast rights in Brazil for the 2014 and 2016 Games were today awarded to three companies in a $210 million (£129 million) deal that is seen as a boost to Rio de Janeiro's bid to host the event.
FEBRUARY 12 - NEW architectural designs for a key piece of infrastructure in the Olympic Park have been unveiled by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today.
FEBRUARY 28 - MORE than 50 potential Olympians for London 2012 have been discovered by the Sporting Giants scheme it was announced today, the first anniversary of the launch of the programme.
JANUARY 31 - THE success of UK Sport's sporting giants campaign was revealed today when it emerged that 15 athletes have become part of the World Class Handball Programme as a result of the initiative.
July 3 - Construction work is underway on the White Water Canoe Centre in Broxbourne for the London 2012 Games, meaning the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has now delivered all of the milestones it set out a year ago.