Leyton Orient begins legal battle over stadium bid

West Ham was named as the first choice bidder in December 2012. Credit: Anthony Charlton for LOCOG.

Leyton Orient has launched a legal battle against the decision to make West Ham favourites to move into the Olympic Stadium.

The Hammers were named as the "preferential bidders" for the stadium in December, but Orient has asked permission for a judicial review of the process.

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Stadium legal battle

Leyton Orient have started a legal fight against the decision to make West Ham "preferential bidders" for the Olympic Stadium.