March 24 – The Hammers new home will be the largest Premier League venue in London with Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium… Digital screen wrap to set “new benchmark in world stadia”. Mark Bisson reports.
Feb 5 – Vinci Stadium has been handed a 25-year contract to manage West Ham United’s new home, the 2012 London Olympic venue. Mark Bisson reports.
July 16 – Also: Johannesburg police hand over traffic control at Soccer City … Costa Rican stadium named after World Cup goalkeeper.
Feb. 12 – South Korean footballer Park Jong-woo will be awarded his London 2012 Olympic Games bronze medal six months after his post-match political protest caused outrage. INSIDER’s Nick Winn reports from Lausanne.
(WFI) Japan football silver medalist Homare Sawa predicts a Tokyo Olympics in 2020 would draw more spectators for women’s football than the record crowds at London 2012. Christian Radnedge reports.
Dec. 5 – Hammers tapped to take over London Olympic Stadium … FIFA secretary general says debut of goal-line technology represents “a kind of revolution” … Wide support for Platini’s Euro 2020 plan … More inside this Newsdesk …
Aug. 16 – Actors Ray Winstone and James Corden and Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell are among the star names throwing their weight behind West Ham United’s bid to take over the Olympic Stadium as the club steps up its campaign. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 11 – Mexico won their first ever Olympic football medal as they stunned Brazil 2-1 in the men’s final to claim gold at Wembley Stadium. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports
Aug. 10 – Barack Obama pays tribute the US women’s team after they beat Japan 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to claim their third successive Olympic football title. INSIDER’s Bob Mackin reports.
Aug. 7 – Japan and USA, the 2011 Women’s World Cup football finalists, meet again Thursday for Olympic gold at Wembley Stadium. INSIDER’s Bob Mackin reports on two dramatic semi-finals.