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Thousands of runners soaked up the atmosphere of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this Sunday as the venue played host to The National Lottery Newham London Anniversary Run.

hoyBeijing.jpgOlympic Gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton will head a world class field for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup later this month.

The event at the Olympic velodrome will take place from 16-19 February and will be one of the most eagerly anticipated 2012 test events.

aa-Oct14-OlympicParkWEB.jpgThere's just one week left for people to make their mark on London's history by suggesting names for five new neighbourhoods to be built on the Olympic Park.

The "Your Park, Your Place" scheme was launched in March, and names suggested so far include Redgravia, Hoy Gateway and Olympic Park Hill.

boardman142.jpgFormer Olympic cycling champion Chris Boardman is tipping Bradley Wiggins as Britain's first evet Tour de France winner.

Boardman, whose gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 paved the way for the boom in British cycling, feels Wiggins has a great chance of winning the world's most prestigious road race.