Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius wants to prove before the London Olympics that he can run any leg of a 4x400m relay and should not be held back by concerns his carbon fiber blades would injure other athletes running in a pack.
The London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
The London 2012 Olympic medals were unveiled tonight by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal and London 2012 Organising Committee Chair Seb Coe at an event in Trafalgar Square to mark one year to go to the Olympic Games.
With one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, preparations are on track and London's vision to host a Games that inspires the world is set to become reality.
The Nigerian National Olympic Committee (NOC) and Surrey Council today signed an agreement which will see the African nation based in Surrey for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
Former Namibian sprinter Sherwin Vries is planning a comeback to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London next summer.
Top athletes from Nigeria will be based in Surrey for their preparations ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
The final piece of turf has been laid on the field of play in the Olympic Stadium, marking completion of construction of the venue for the London 2012 Games.