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JS9071994WEB.jpegA new deal has secured an athletics legacy for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

In an agreement announced today the Olympic Stadium will annually host a wide spectrum of key athletics events, from regional and national age group championships through to elite international events.

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This year's London Grand Prix athletics meet will be moved from Crystal Palace to the Olympic Stadium to mark the first anniversary of the opening ceremony.

The London Legacy Development Corporation made the announcement on Thursday morning to the delight of Team GB medalists.

FF-aug6-ChrisWEB.jpgLong jumper Chris Tomlinson is taking a leap into the unknown this year - and not just at the Olympics.

The British record holder is aiming for a first medal at the Games this summer but he's also gearing up for the challenge of the birth of his first child. It means a busy year for the Newham & Essex Beagles athlete.

FF-feb26-Mo.jpgWorld and European 5,000m champion Mo Farah will replicate his successful preparations of 2011 as he builds up his bid for Olympic glory.

The Newham & Essex Beagles athlete, who is now based in the United States, will start his 2012 build-up with indoor runs at the Aviva Grand Prix events in Glasgow and Birmingham.

dec24-olympicstadium.jpgThe future of the Olympic Stadium should be known by next May with bids from interested parties being invited from today.

The Olympic Park Legacy Company is seeking tenants to use the Stadium, which will be reduced to 60,000 seats after next year's Games, for a range of sporting, cultural and commercial events.