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Swimming was made all the more special for a youngster whose illness recently forced her poolside.


The iconic wave structure of London 2012's Aquatics Centre will this weekend house swimmers from across the country as the pool officially opens to the public.


It's just a year since David Weir swept the board at the 2012 Games but there's no sign of the six-times gold medal winner slowing down.


Olympic hero Mo Farah is the latest sportsman to announce a visit to Canary Wharf this month.

The Newham and Essex Beagle, who scooped gold in both the 10,000m and 5,000m events in front of a home crowd at London 2012, will be at the estate to sign copies of his autobiography on Monday.


Tower Hamlets has been guaranteed just 27 of nearly 1,400 affordable and social rented homes in the Olympic Village - despite being a host borough with thousands on its housing waiting list.

Isle of Dogs councillor Zara Davis uncovered the shock figures and said it put a question mark over any Games legacy for the east London borough.

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