UK Prime Minister not worried by `rock star` mayor

PM David Cameron insists he`s not threatened by the London mayor Boris Johnson`s "rock star" status.

Saudis to send two women to London Games

The move by the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom followed earlier decisions by Qatar and Brunei.

‘Al Qaeda can target London Olympics’

Europol, the European Union`s criminal intelligence agency, has warned that al Qaeda could to target the London Olympics.

‘India must boycott London Games if DOW sponsors’

Survivors of the Bhopal gas
tragedy on Wednesday demanded that India should "boycott" London
Olympics if DOW Chemicals continues to be one of its sponsors,
holding the multinational company responsible for their woes.

British football team "agreement" sparks anger

The British Olympic Association angered Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales by trumpeting a `historic agreement` for Britain to field a united football team at next year`s London Games after a 52-year absence.

Coe delight at Thorpe`s return for London Games

London Olympic chief Sebastian Coe is delighted that Ian Thorpe is aiming to swim at next year`s Games and has claimed some of the credit for helping persuade the five-times gold medallist to end his retirement.

2012 schedule reveals 100m final date

Usain Bolt could line up in the 2012
Olympic 100 metres final on August 5, according to the London Games timetable revealed by the organising committee on Tuesday.

Olympic chief Rogge backs China to top London Games

International Olympic Committee chief Jacques Rogge believes China`s golden domination of Beijing in 2008 and their Asian Games stranglehold will continue at the 2012 London Olympics.

London marks 2-year countdown to 2012 Olympics

London marked the two-year countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games on Tuesday by throwing open venues to star athletes, issuing a call for 78,000 volunteers and opening the first official Olympic store.

Record number of drug tests planned at London Games

A record 5,000 drugs tests will be carried out at the 2012 London Olympics, Games organisers said on Wednesday.

Organisers open ticketing process for 2012 Games

Olympic organisers are inviting the British public to register interest in buying tickets for the 2012 London Games.

Australian swimmer Jones eyes London Games

Australian swimming champion Leisel Jones said she could continue to train and become the nation`s first swimmer to compete at four Olympics.