London, England, & the Olympic Games 1908, 1948 and 2012


For the British people, Wednesday 6th July, 2005, was a momentous and historic day. That was the day that Britain was awarded the right to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012. Such an announcement transformed the image of Britain as a nation capable of hosting large scale sporting mega-events. The venue of the announcement was Singapore: the voice delivering the decision was IOC President Jacques Rogge.


AuthorsDr Elesa Argent
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