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Those responsible for London's Olympic successes both on the track and behind the scenes in 2012 have been rewarded with titles in the Queen's New Year honours list.

Members of the Canary Wharf-based London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), which conducted preparations for 2012's sporting spectacular from its offices in Churchill Place, were recognised with a range of accolades.

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There was a resurgence of Olympic Spirit in Jubilee Place as gamesmakers and sports fans alike battled the lunchtime crowds for a glimpse of a particularly well-known Wharfer.

An eager trail wound its way around the mall in preparation for the appearance of Lord Seb Coe, chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Locog), who was visiting Waterstones to sign copies of his autobiography, Running My Life.

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Stratford's Olympic Park was at the heart of many a sporting milestone this summer and this week, the cornerstone of its legacy was forged with the official transfer of the venue.

The handover of the park, from the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) to representatives from the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), took place on Tuesday.

Six degrees of lateness

By Giles Broadbent on June 18, 2012 12:35 PM |

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Lateness is not an absolute but merely a point on a vast spectrum of tardiness, according to Olympic organisers Locog.

Locog charitably leapt in front of a bullet destined for the Olympic host boroughs (who, doubtlessly, set their clocks, watches and calendars to different scales to ensure they are on time for everything somewhere).

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The latest Olympics ticket sale has come under fire after the website dealing with it shut
down for planned maintenance.

London Assembly member for City and East John Biggs also criticised LOCOG after prospective buyers ordered tickets only to be told they were not available when attempting to pay for them.