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Gandhi Jayanti: 2nd October

Oct 1, 2012
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

London Olympics 2012 : Closing Ceremony

Aug 13, 2012
The Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games provided an opportunity for the world to view the artistic expression of Artistic Director Kim Gavin, his team and the culture of the Host City and the UK.

Olympics update : Day 15 (11.08.2012)

Aug 11, 2012
The busiest day of the Games will see 32 gold medals dished out with the likes of Mo Farah, Tom Daley and Caster Semenya all in the reckoning.

Olympics update : Day 14 (10.08.2012)

Aug 10, 2012
Medals are on offer in nine different sports on Friday and big crowds are once again expected to flock to venues in the Olympic Park and beyond to watch the drama unfold.

Olympics update : Day 13 (09.08.2012)

Aug 9, 2012
On day 13, it's time for Britain's first qualifying athlete to take to the water as Keri-Anne Payne competes in the 10km swimming event in Hyde Park as favourite while Usain Bolt defends his 200m crown.

Olympics update : Day 11 (07.08.2012)

Aug 7, 2012
Day 11 is a massive day in the Velodrome as Sir Chris Hoy looks to further build on his cycling immortality with a possible sixth Olympic gold medal.

Olympics update : Day 10 (06.08.2012)

Aug 6, 2012
The 2012 Summer Games in London are more than halfway over now, as we press into Day 10. The landscape for bigger team sports like women's soccer and men's basketball are starting to take shape, and it'll be time to start handing out medals soon.

Olympics update : Day 8 (04.08.2012)

Aug 4, 2012
The 2012 London Olympic Games are already halfway over, but there is still much yet to be decided. Day 8 will feature men's soccer quarterfinals, Team USA basketball, Carmelita Jeter running her heart out on the second day of track and field, and more.

London Olympics 2012 : Olympic Torch Relay History

Aug 3, 2012
The Olympic Flame, Torch and Relay draw on a history going back to the ancient Olympic Games in Greece.

London Olympics 2012 : Olympic Torch Design

Aug 3, 2012
London Olympics 2012 : Olympic Torch Design

London Olympics 2012 : About Olympic Torch

Aug 3, 2012
The Olympic Torch Relay shone a light on the whole of the UK – from dynamic urban areas to places of outstanding natural beauty.

London Paralympics 2012 : Countdown

Aug 1, 2012
A digital clock, located in Trafalgar Square, commenced a countdown to the opening ceremony on 14 March 2011.

London Paralympics 2012 : Public Transport

Aug 1, 2012
London's public transport was an element of the bid which was scored poorly in the IOC's initial evaluation. Transport for London (TfL) are carrying out numerous improvements in preparation for 2012, including the expansion of the London Overground's East London Line, upgrades to the Docklands Light Railway and the North London Line, and the introduction of a new "Javelin" high-speed rail service, using the Hitachi Corporation's "bullet" trains.

London Paralympics 2012 : Venues and Infrastructure

Aug 1, 2012
The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will use a mixture of new venues, existing and historic facilities, and temporary facilities, some of them in well-known locations such as Hyde Park and Horse Guards Parade.

London Paralympics 2012 : Bidding Process

Aug 1, 2012
London Paralympics 2012 : Bidding Process

London Paralympics 2012 : Handover Ceremony

Jul 31, 2012
The handover ceremony marked the moment when the previous games in Beijing in 2008 handed over the Paralympic Flag to the new host city of London.

London Paralympics 2012 : Mascot

Jul 31, 2012
The official mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games were unveiled on 19 May 2010; this marks the second time (after Vancouver) that both Olympic and Paralympic mascots were unveiled at the same time.

London Paralympics 2012 : Logo

Jul 31, 2012
The 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics venues are mostly located in the host city of London, though some other events require facilities located elsewhere. Since the successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, some details have changed, with ongoing developments and announcements taking place.

London Paralympics 2012 : Flag

Jul 31, 2012
The 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics venues are mostly located in the host city of London, though some other events require facilities located elsewhere. Since the successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, some details have changed, with ongoing developments and announcements taking place.

London Olympics 2012 : Sporting Venue

Jul 31, 2012
The 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics venues are mostly located in the host city of London, though some other events require facilities located elsewhere. Since the successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, some details have changed, with ongoing developments and announcements taking place.

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