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Artists celebrate London 2012 anniversary

Artwork from two critically acclaimed artists, 3D Joe and Max has been unveiled at the East Village - former home to the Olympic Athletes during London 2012. The 3D artwork is to celebrate the two year anniversary of London 2012. Members of the public are invited to interact with the installations which feature a vortex view over iconic East London.

From Olympic elite to a public pool: Aquatics Centre opens with a splash

In 2012, it was the Olympic venue where dreams came true for some of our best swimmers. But from today, the multi-million pound Aquatic Centre in Stratford is open to everyone. And for those who were there first, there was someone rather famous to give them some pointers, as Luke Hanrahan reports.



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50-metre swimming pools, a diving pool and a gym

Eighteen months after the end of London 2012, the wings are gone and the ugly duckling has finally turned into a swan. The Aquatics Centre boasts two 50-metre swimming pools, a diving pool, dry diving room and a gym.

. Credit: ITV News/Simon Harris

The swimming complex was commissioned in 2004 when London was still considered an outsider in the race to host the 2012 Olympics.

. Credit: ITV News/Simon Harris
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