London Development Agency

French company Vinci Stadium has been awarded a 25-year contract to manage and operate the former Olympic Stadium, the venue which acted as the centrepiece of London’s staging of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The London Legacy Development Company (LLDC) has agreed a revised and increased contract with contractor Balfour Beatty over refurbishment work on London’s Olympic Stadium.

Refurbishment work on London’s Olympic Stadium could increase in cost by around £50m (€63.7m/$80m) according to reports, taking the overall cost of the facility beyond £600m.

Work to convert the London 2012 Olympic Stadium for use by English Premier League football team West Ham United is set to cost an additional £15m (€18.8m/$24.9m), according to UK broadcaster Sky News.

The London 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre will become British Swimming’s high-performance diving venue from spring next year.

English Football League One side Leyton Orient has been rejected a judicial review by the High Court for its bid to groundshare the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.

London mayor Boris Johnson has revealed plans to build Britain’s biggest indoor ski slope next to the Olympic Park.

London’s Olympic Stadium has been given the green light by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to expand the venue by 20,000 seats.