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People ‘more open-minded’ about disability since London 2012 Paralympics, says Wales Para athletics captain
We spoke to the captain of the Wales Para athletics team, Livvy Breen from the athletes’ village.
London 2012 stuntman dies in Alps accident
Mark Sutton, who parachuted into the Olympic Stadium dressed as James Bond during the London 2012 opening ceremony, dies in an apparent wingsuit accident in the Swiss Alps.
Is Boris Johnson London 2012’s ‘victor ludorum’?
For all the talk of Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis and Dave Weir, has anyone had a better London 2012 than London Mayor? Political Editor Gary Gibbon assesses Boris Johnson’s prospects.
The End of London 2012 is Nigh
The last night of London 2012 is upon us – the end of the most amazing summer of sport many people have ever seen in this country. The closing ceremony of the Paralympics begins at 8.30pm and once again I will tell you what I can, having seen the rehearsal, but won’t spoil the surprise.…
For the London 2012 Games makers, it is forever Games Time
The purple outfits are being folded away, the giant sponge fingers consigned to storage. But what was it like for the 70,000 volunteers who made the London 2012 experience quite so special?
Interview: Tony Blair on the London 2012 Games
Tony Blair is interviewed by Krishnan Guru-Murthy about the Olympic and Paralympic Games and how they have changed the way the UK is viewed.
Paralympics: David Weir wins second London 2012 gold
David Weir wins gold in the T54 1,500m – his second of London 2012.
US military chief on London 2012 Paralympics
Jon Snow meets chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff and US Paralympics team head of delegation, General Martin Dempsey, to talk about the team, TV coverage, and ‘green on blue’ killings.
Paralympics: Top tips for London 2012
The Channel 4 News guide to the London 2012 Paralympic Games – how, where and who to watch, ahead of Wednesday’s opening ceremony.
Everything must go: London 2012 sell-off begins
When the Olympics have lept their final hurdle, what do you do with all the kit? With the athletes now gone, the big London 2012 sell-off begins with flags, costumes and sports equipment up for grabs.
Sporting life: the Channel 4 News London 2012 quiz
Know how many world records were broken at the Games? Answer this and nine other questions in our London 2012 quiz – and a life of pub quiz celebrity surely awaits you.
Is a United Kingdom London 2012’s legacy?
With the success of Scottish and Yorkshire athletes reflected in Team GB’s final Olympics medal tally, former PM Gordon Brown says the UK could become a “beacon” for how countries can co-exist.
London 2012 Olympic Games end with a party
London’s Olympic Stadium is turned from an athletics track into a massive musical show to celebrate the end of the London 2012 Games.
London 2012 Olympics: ‘We did it right’
As the London 2012 Olympic Games ends with a spectacular closing ceremony, Lord Coe says Britain “did it right”, while Jacques Rogge declares the Games “happy and glorious”.
Only one anti-terror arrest during London 2012
The unprecedented security operation for the Olympic Games resulted in just one anti-terror arrest among a total of 276 during the 22-day policing operation.