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London 2012 Paralympic Games

August 29, 2012

Follow the latest updates from Downing Street as London hosts the Paralympics

PM at Paralympic flame ceremony

August 24, 2012

David Cameron: "It’s time to dust off the GB flags and get ready for two more weeks of spectacular sport. The London Paralympic Games 2012 are finally here"

Paralympic Agitos flag flies over Downing Street

August 20, 2012

David Cameron: "2012 is set to be a fantastic celebration of world-class sport and it is also an incredible opportunity for ParalympicsGB to inspire many others"

Prime Minister's message for Eid

August 17, 2012

"To Muslims around the world on this very important day of celebration, I wish you all a very happy and peaceful Eid"

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.