More than 700 schools across seven of the 11 provinces in Mozambique are being supported by International Inspiration, the legacy programme promised by the London Olympics bid team in Singapore six years ago when they were awarded the right to host the Games. The programme is on course to exceed its target of reaching 12 million children in 20 countries across the world through sport by the end of next year.
Seb Coe visits Eastlea Community School in Newham to present them with a Get Set Network Plaque. <br/><br/>The award acknowledged the school becoming a part of the <a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110509101621/http://getset.london2012.com/en/home" target="_blank">Get Set Network</a>, London 2012's domestic education programme.
Shannon Belvin from St Angela's Ursuline School in Forest Gate, Newham, has won a London 2012 education programme design competition to create a version of the London 2012 Paralympic mascot Mandeville that she feels represents London. The prize for winning the competition included having the opportunity to work with a top London designer to develop her design - which will now be made into an official version of Mandeville as well as a London 2012 pin badge.
The first metal ore that will be made into London 2012 medals has today been delivered by official metal provider Rio Tinto to the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG). Olympian and London 2012 ambassador James Cracknell attended the handover event, where Rio Tinto chief executive Tom Albanese presented a rock containing veins of copper to LOCOG.
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) today urged members of the Armed Forces to sign up to be in with a chance of receiving free London 2012 tickets. A total of 10,000 tickets will be donated to Tickets For Troops through the London 2012 Ticketshare scheme, giving members of the Army, Royal Navy and RAF the chance to attend the Olympic and Paralympic Games next summer free of charge.
Nick Dempsey celebrates one day to go until applications for Olympic Games tickets close on Weymouth beach home to the Sailing at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
<p>Three stars of badminton joined forces with LOCOG last week to showcase their sport ahead of the deadline for London 2012 ticket applications.</p>Chris Adcock, Rajiv Ouseph and Andy Ellis all looked inspired during the exhibition at London’s St. Pancras International Station as they took their stage underneath the giant Olympic rings in front of curious passers-by, commuters and media.
Paralympians David Weir, Tanni Grey Thompson, Libby Clegg and Liz Johnson with children from Holloway school encourage the public to sign up for Paralympic Games tickets. The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) today published its prices for Paralympic Games tickets, with more than half of the two million tickets available priced at £10 or less.
Ashley Jackson of GB Hockey poses with his brother and nominee Wesley Jackson at the Dover Sea Sports Centre. The celebration marked the announcement of the first locations to be confirmed on the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay route, and the launch of the public nomination process to find 8,000 Olympic Torchbearers.