PM: Syria will take part in Olympics

The Prime Minister has confirmed that Syria will take part in the 2012 Olympic Games. He said: "I don't think we should punish the athletes for the sins of the [Syrian] regime". He stressed that UK was doing everything it could to impose sanctions on the Syrian Government.


IOC praises London 2012 legacy

London 2012's legacy plans have "raised the bar" for future hosts of the Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has said.