West Ham Olympic Stadium bid boosted by UK Athletics boss

Olympic Stadium half-built

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 9 – West Ham United have received encouragement that they will be able to take over the £537 million ($795 million) Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games from Ed Warner, the chairman of UK Athletics, who has claimed that their proposal is “very credible”.

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Australia does not know where it would hold World Cup final

Melbourne Cricket Ground aerial

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 5 – Australia still does not know where it will hold the World Cup final if they are awarded the tournament in 2018 or 2022, they admitted today as the uncertainty over whether the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be included as part of its bid continued.

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