6 Jul

London awarded 2012 Olympics

by UKNews (4 years ago)

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On the 6th July 2005 London was awarded the honour of hosting the 2012 Olympics by the International Olympic Committee.



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6 Jul

I thought that Paris was going to get it

I remember watching the result on television, sure that Paris was going to get the games. In fact, I remember thinking that a London-Paris bid would have been good.

I was very pleasantly sur...

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I remember when this was announced - we were at the Hampton Court Flower show and a huge cheer went up - what a shame when it was all overshadowed next day by the London bombings - but what a reason to make even more sure that it will be a great event !!!!

25th May 2010 - report this comment