July 06, 2005
London has been awarded the 2012 Summer Olympics, beating out Paris, New York, Madrid, and Moscow.
According to a report, “The victory means that London will play host to the world’s premier sporting event in seven years’ time with a specially-built stadium and village rising from what is now an urban wasteland in the east of the city.”
And PM Tony Blair pledged full support for the games, “My promise to you is we will be your very best partners,” Blair said. Continue Reading...