West Ham chiefs admit delight at OPLC Olympic Stadium decision

By Tom Degun at the Olympic Stadium, London

February 11 – West Ham and Newham Council have revealed their delight after the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) today officially confirmed they had selected the duo’s bid ahead of that of Tottenham Hotspur and AEG as the preferred tenant for the Olympic Stadium in Stratford after the London 2012 Games.

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Americans launch bid for $1 billion damages

By Andrew Warshaw

February 10 – Former Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett are seeking more than $1 billion (£622 million) in damages in the London courts for being forced to sell the club for £300 million ($482 million) to NESV, the owners of the Boston Red Sox baseball team.

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