The Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London , was an international multi-sport event that was. The London Olympic bid was announced as the winner of the bidding process on 6 July , following unsuccessful. Relive the moments that went down in history from the London Summer Olympics. Access official videos, results, sport and athlete records.
July 27, - August 12, London Olympic Games, athletic festival held in London that took place July 27–August 12, London celebrates after winning a dramatic vote to host the Olympic Games . The Olympics is the third summer Games to be held in the city of London. London has hosted summer Olympics twice before in and and with.
Olympics A spectacular triumph for London. By Simon Hooper, for CNN. updated PM EDT, Sun August 12, The Olympic Stadium in London. More than two-thirds of the UK public believe the £bn cost of the London Olympics was worth the money, according to a ComRes poll. Think you know how much London 's Olympic games will cost? Think again. The £9bn figure that we have seen, is just the largest part of a.