London 2012 Opening Ceremony

Olympic Ceremony Stuntman Killed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

A stuntman who starred in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics has been killed in an accident. Mark Sutton, who famously parachuted int...

London 2012 Organisers Feared 'Catastrophic' Opening Ceremony Cyber Attack

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Tech

Security experts have revealed that they received suggestions of a cyber attack targeted at the opening ceremony of last summer's Olympic Games. Ol...

Danny Boyle To Direct Margaret Thatcher's Funeral?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Rumours are circulating that Danny Boyle will be directing Margaret Thatcher's funeral at St Paul's Cathedral, after plans were leaked to Huffington P...

#thiswondrousisle - Or the Couch Potato's Guide to Being Part of the Olympic Legacy

Jim Thornton | Posted 16.11.2012 | Home
Jim Thornton

As the last of the bunting is swept up and empty bottles gathered for recycling, thoughts inevitably turn towards The Legacy. Legacy was a cornerstone of our bid, and up until that opening scene of the opening ceremony had only really ever been contemplated in terms of the sporting legacy. "Good sport make good people do good sport..."

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Those Who Criticised Trevor Nelson

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Twitter took unprecedented action yesterday by suspending the accounts of all those who were critical of Trevor Nelson's coverage of the London 2012 O...

Diary of an Olympic Volunteer: Dress Rehearsal

Toby Schuster | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Sport
Toby Schuster

In the interest of helping out my fellow performers, I got to thinking about alternative uses for our various Olympic outfits. With only hours to go until showtime and that question becoming too pressing, here are my top-five suggestions...

I'll Be Watching London 2012 Opening Ceremony at Camp Bestival

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Sport
Clare Macnaughton

Where will you be watching the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics? Me and my boy, The Grenade we will be watching at Camp Bestival 2012.

Boyle's 'Green And Pleasant' Opening Ceremony For London 2012

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Sport

London 2012's opening ceremony will see the Olympic Stadium "transformed into the British countryside", said the Games' artistic director Danny Boyle....

Five Ways for London to Top the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

Philip Hepple | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Philip Hepple

If we are to stand a chance of not looking like China's sickly, uncoordinated school pal who always gets picked last at games then we need to be bold, controversial and above all, uniquely British. Here are five ways that we can pull off a stonkingly good opening ceremony...