Look at London 2012 Olympic Plan ----------------------------------
Our London, historic, comtemporary, diverse - a fusion of the best in music, art and entertainment! London's bid for the 2012 Olympic games and Paralympic games will draw on all that London has to offer, by setting the games at the very heart of this, one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Making use of some of London's most loved historical landmarks and excited world class sports facilities, this will be amongst the most memoriable and spectacular games ever seen.Surely there can be no better setting for the tennis than Wimbledon, one of the greatest sporting venues in the world.The football tournament held in some of the best stadium across the UK will climax in finals at the new 90,000 capacity Wembley stadium. Lords, the home of world cricket will be the host for archery. Ensuring the games has a distinct character, the games will also take advantage of some of London's most loved landmarks.Here at Horse guards parade this beautiful setting will provide a unique and striking home for the beach volleyball competition.London's famous parks will be used as venues, softball and baseball will be held at Regent's Park.Hyde Park as well as hosting the triathlon and road cycling events will be one of many locations for bringing the city alive with nightly concerts and celebrations.The Olympic spirit will touch all of London transforming historic landmarks into Olympic sites. This glorious building in Greenwich Park will provide a stuning backdrop to the equestrian event.But this game isn't just about using what London already has to offer, it's also about creating a legacy for the future by the most extensive transformation London has seeen for generations. The new purpose built Olympic park is just six kilometers from central London.Every aspects of the design and layout has been planned to meet the future needs of Olympic and Paralypmic athletes, NOCs, international federations and the IOC.The centrepiece will be an 80,000 seat, state of the art Olympic Stadium which will sit alongside a 20,000 aquatic centre.Four indoor arenas will provide a home for basketball, volleyball, handball, fencing and modern pentathlon. The park will also house the velodrome, BMX track and hockey stadium. The Olympic Village will provide secure, spacious and comfortable accommodation for all athletes and team delegations. It sits within the Olympic Park along with the MPC and IBC. With other existing venues such as the Dome and the ExCel Centre nearby, 80% of athletes will compete less than 20 minutes from the Olympic Village, making this one of the most compact games ever.Central London is just seven minutes away by train via a new high-speed shuttle service. Nine other rail and underground lines will form the basis of a comprehensive public transport system. And when the Games are over London will have greatly needed sports facilities enabling it to host future European and world championships. The Olympic Park will house a new world class Institute of Sport and the area will be transformed with the development of new parkland, homes and businesses, creating a sustainable community with sport at its heart.The 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games will transform london and London will bring to the games its creativity, energy and the British passion for sport.