Olympic Stadium

The Ten Most Amazing Sports Stadiums In The World

Ross Ayling | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Sport
Ross Ayling

Sport has never been just about playing; it's also about spectating. The start-up of the football season will see many of us yet again travel all over the country (and Europe) in support of our clubs - and we love it. If we didn't have these beautifully constructed arenas designed specifically to accommodate our live viewing experience, sport simply wouldn't be the same...

Being In A Top Four Stadium Will Not Guarantee West Ham A Top Four Finish This Season

Joe Difford | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

Slaven Bilic and Co. will do fine this season, possibly finishing in the top eight again, even with the rejuvenation of the likes of Chelsea, but instant success and Champions League football is out of the picture, for a while.

Hang On - West Ham Got London's Olympic Stadium For *How* Much?

Gordon Bryan | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

I saw a documentary on the BBC about West Ham United's 2016 move to the London Olympic Stadium. As a sports fan I was intrigued, and by the end of the half hour, as a sports fan my jaw was on the floor...

West Ham's 'London' Crest Slammed By Supporters

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Sport

West Ham United are the latest club to suffer a backlash after revealing a design for their new club crest. The club launched an online poll to see...

Why Sam Allardyce's Style Could Cause Negative Long-Term Damage to West Ham's Future

Joe Difford | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

Records show that the season after Allardyce left his former clubs, Bolton, Blackburn and Newcastle, was far worse than when he was in charge and this could happen again at West Ham if he stays too long.

On This Day In 1989: Maradona Warmed Up To Live Is Life (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Sport

It never ceases to amaze how empty grounds look just minutes before kick-off. Most supporters are not in a rush to take their seat when there are near...

West Ham Sell Upton Park Ahead Of Olympic Stadium Move

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Sport

West Ham have agreed a deal to sell Upton Park to a developer once the club have completed their move to the Olympic Stadium in 2016. The Galliard ...

Johnson Confirms Talks For London NFL Team Are 'Underway'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Sport

Mayor Boris Johnson has confirmed talks for a London NFL team are "underway". The capital has hosted NFL matches the last six years since Wembley S...

Olympic Stadium Will Host 2015 World Cup Matches

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

London's Olympic Stadium has been confirmed as one of 13 venues for the 2015 Rugby World Cup and will host five matches, tournament organisers announc...

Orient Call For Judicial Review Of West Ham Olympic Stadium Bid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Sport

Leyton Orient have started a legal fight to have the decision to allow West Ham to move into the Olympic Stadium struck out, owner Barry Hearn said. ...

West Ham Closer To Olympic Stadium Move After 'Good Progress'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Sport

Boris Johnson insists good progress is being made in talks aimed at finally ending West Ham's long wait to move in to the Olympic Stadium. The Lond...

Olympic Stadium To Mark Anniversary Of London 2012

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Sport

The Olympic Stadium will stage an international athletics grand prix to mark the first anniversary of the 2012 opening ceremony. The British Athlet...

Welcome to London's Latest Music Venue: The Olympic Stadium

James Peckham | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Peckham

Sport will inevitably be the true home of the Olympic stadium. But while contracts are negotiated and decisions made, live music needs a change in London from the unsatisfactory venue of Hyde Park.

West Ham Favorites In Olympic Stadium Race

PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Sport

West Ham United are the top choice to move in to the Olympic Stadium when it reopens. The London Legacy Development Corporation board (LLDC) unanim...

Olympic Stadium Shut 'Until 2015'

PA | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Sport

The Olympic Stadium will not reopen until August 2015 at the earliest, it was revealed today. Football is still among the front runners to be a ten...

NFL Franchises In Talks Over Becoming 'Anchor Tenants' Of Olympic Stadium

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Sport

NFL franchises are in talks with London Mayor Boris Johnson about becoming anchor tenants of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium in Stratford. Accordin...

The Olympic Stadium Is Worth More Than Football

Sri Sritharan | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Sport
Sri Sritharan

If the London 2012 Olympic Games have taught us anything it is that football doesn't quite matter anymore.

Sainsbury Laboratory Wins Stirling Prize

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

The Olympic Stadium failed to gain its final gold medal of a momentous year after it was pipped to the UK's most coveted architecture prize. The 80...

Is Barry Hearn Right To Want Leyton Orient To Be Called London Orient?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Sport

Leyton Orient owner Barry Hearn is proposing to change the name of the club to London Orient if they are successful in their bid to share the Olympic ...

VIDEO: Spectator Exchanges Words With Bolt Before 100m Final

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

Video has been posted on YouTube purporting to show the man who threw the bottle at the start of the 100m final exchanging words with Usain Bolt momen...

'I HAVE BEATEN HIM': Judo Champion Wrestles Man Who Threw Bottle At 100m Final

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

A world judo champion claims she wrestled an Olympic spectator to the ground after he threw a bottle onto the track at the men's 100m final on Sunday ...

Samuel Luckhurst

London 2012's Olympic Stadium Reviewed

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Sport

London 2012's opening ceremony united the Kingdom last Friday, as the spectacle Danny Boyle directed inside the Olympic Stadium intensified expectatio...

Olympic Stadium Decision Delayed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Sport

A decision on the future of the Olympic Stadium faced fresh delay on Monday as the competition to find tenants was extended by eight weeks. The gro...

London 'Ready To Welcome World' In 100 Days (GALLERY)

Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

London 2012 organisers say they are ready to welcome the world to the Olympics in 100 days' time. A series of events have been planned to highlight...

PICTURES Thousands Limber Up For First Olympic Stadium Event

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Five thousand runners were the first to take part in a public event at the Olympic Stadium in east London during Saturday's National Lottery Olympic P...