So London has been elected host of the Olympiad 2012.
06 July 2005
The host city for the Games of the XXX Olympiad will be
the city of London.
Results of the vote.
Essential Facts and Figures.
Backing the Bid:
"It would be great if the Games came to Britain where the people really appreciate their sport. Holding the Olympic football tournament throughout the UK will be a huge benefit to the game itself and enable thousands of people around the country to be directly involved in the Olympics."