As it happened: London prepares for Olympics

Key points

  • David Cameron tells a news conference on the Olympic Park that people will see that Britain can deliver. He says he wants the Games to lift the world by bringing people together
  • The Olympic torch has been on the penultimate day of its 70-day UK journey, visiting the White City site of the 1908 Olympics, Downing Street and Buckingham Palace along the way
  • Olympic officials in London are to blame for the North Korean flag error that jeopardised a women's football game at Hampden in Glasgow, the BBC understands

Live text


  • Alexis Akwagyiram 
  • Martin Tooth 

Last updated 26 July 2012

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