Olympics coming to London

LONDON today won the race to host the 2012 Olympics - bringing the games to the east end of the Capital.The news was welcomed by Suffolk swimming legend Karen Pickering, now sports ambassador for her home town of Ipswich, who said the area should be able to benefit from the games.

LONDON today won the race to host the 2012 Olympics - bringing the games to the east end of the Capital.

The news was welcomed by Suffolk swimming legend Karen Pickering, now sports ambassador for her home town of Ipswich, who said the area should be able to benefit from the games.

For the full story see later editions of tonight's Evening Star.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter