Oct. 11 – Despite the collapse of a deal to award West Ham the Olympic Stadium after London 2012, the club’s vice-chairman Karren Brady says they are still keen to move to the venue. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
11/2/2011 West Ham have beaten off Tottenham Hotspur and been confirmed as preferred London Olympic Stadium tenants by the body responsible for deciding the Olympic Park’s future… Spurs vow to fight on but Haringey Council urge the club to redevelop White Hart Lane. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from London.
8/2/2011 Mike Lee, the PR man behind Spurs Olympic Stadium bid, says the body choosing the legacy tenant could live to regret a decision in favour of rivals West Ham. Hammers vice-chairman Karren Brady hits back, saying UK’s sporting credibility will be in tatters if London 2012 athletics legacy promise is not kept. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
12/10/2010 West Ham move a step closer to taking over the 2012 Olympic Stadium after the Premier League club’s bid received the backing of UK Athletics.
30/9/2010 West Ham United today submitted its bid to take over the 2012 Olympic Stadium, with vice chairman Karren Brady touting the proposal as “the only bid that can deliver London’s legacy commitment to the International Olympic Committee”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports