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Danny Boyle almost quit Olympics` Opening Ceremony over `penny-pinching`

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 14:10

Danny Boyle has said that he was so angered by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games` (LOCOG) cost-cutting that he had to use threats to leave and was "unbelievably unpleasant" in order to get his way.

London Olympics organisers apologise to India for opening ceremony incident

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 14:05

The London Olympics 2012 organisers have apologised to the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony incident which saw a Bangalore-based woman parading with the country`s athletes.

London 2012 opens with dazzling ceremony

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 05:52

From Boyle’s Isles of Wonder, a green and pleasant land, John Milton’s capital city of Hell (Pandemonium) to James Bond and Mr. Bean's Chariots of Fire cameo, London lived up to the expectation of presenting a swanky opening ceremony for the XXX Olympiad.

2012 Olympics: London organisers looking into "mystery" woman issue

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012, 20:15

London Olympic Games organisers on Sunday said that they were "looking into" the issue of an unidentified woman`s presence in the Indian contingent during the march past at the Opening Ceremony, a development which has not only left the Indians angry but has generated a big controversy back home.

Jwala Gutta fails to get tickets for family in London

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 09:56

India`s top doubles shutter Jwala Gutta, who had reportedly managed to get passes for her family to witness the London Olympics, has, however, been left disappointed.

REVEALED: London Olympics Opening Ceremony

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 12:38

There will be sheep. A cricket game. Nurses. Plus Paul McCartney and possibly James Bond.

Indian hand in London Olympics 2012

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 12:37

There is an Indian hand in the successful bid and holding of the London Olympics beginning on Friday.

Pak wants contingent to wear traditional dress at Oly opening

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:53

Pakistan wants the country`s contingent to the London Olympics to wear the traditional shalwar-kameez for the opening ceremony.

Olympics: London gears up for grand opening spectacle

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 10:29

London is all set to dazzle the world with a grand opening ceremony to launch the greatest show on earth.

UK Olympics: Heathrow strike called off

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 18:05

The Public and Commercial Services union said the government had agreed to the creation of hundreds of new jobs.

Boxing champ Ali to lead host of stars in Olympics opening ceremony

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 17:27

Boxing hero Muhammad Ali has been asked to lead a parade of sporting greats that will include David Beckham and distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie in the Olympics ceremony.

London Mayor Boris has a Bieber crop for Olympics opening

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 00:07

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, famed for his long and messy hair style, has gone for a Justin Bieber-style haircut ahead of the Olympics.