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David Cameron thanks Armed Forces, police and Olympic volunteers

August 13, 2012

"These Games have yet again shown that Britain is a great volunteering nation"

Sport stars get behind Olympic hunger summit

August 12, 2012

Olympic double gold medallist Mo Farah, Olympic great Haile Gebrselassie and football legend Pele join the PM and Vice President of Brazil in a push to tackle global hunger ahead of the next Olympics in 2016

PM appoints Seb Coe as Olympics legacy ambassador

Lord Coe will advise the Prime Minister on how best to secure the long-term benefits of hosting the Games

Elite athlete funding secured

To ensure the gold rush continues in Rio 2016, the Prime Minister announced UK Sport will receive around £125 million a year over the next four years.

PM puts the Olympic spotlight on global hunger and malnutrition

August 11, 2012

Downing Street brings together world leaders to tackle malnutrition for millions of children around the world

Competitive sport for children at the heart of Olympics Legacy

PM announces all primary school pupils to play competitive team sports - school games aim to inspire all children to take part.

Prime Minister announces National Citizen Service expansion

August 7, 2012

Government to offer year-round NCS places to 90,000 teenagers by 2014

Prime Minister visits Northern Ireland

August 1, 2012

David Cameron: "Northern Ireland is a central part of the UK's Olympic efforts".

PM welcomes scientific legacy of Olympic anti-doping facilities

London 2012 anti-doping facilities to be developed into groundbreaking Phenome Centre with cutting edge facilities

David Cameron backs Glasgow's 2018 Youth Olympics Bid

July 31, 2012

"I am delighted to give my backing to Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympics and sustain the momentum of London 2012"