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# locog - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Security firm loses €100 million over London Olympics failure London Olympics

Security firm loses €100 million over London Olympics failure

Military personnel and other security had to step in after security firm G4S failed to meet the terms of its contract last summer.

# locog - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Coe says venues are 'stuffed to the gunnels' as public get angry over empty seats Empty Seats This post contains images

Coe says venues are 'stuffed to the gunnels' as public get angry over empty seats

Olympic sponsors Atos, British Airways, Coca-Cola, EDF, McDonalds and Thomas Cook have all issued statements denying that they were responsible for failing to take up ticket allocations.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know before tucking into your Sunday breakfast.

# locog - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row

Paddy Power celebrate a “victory for common sense” after LOCOG agree to let controversial ad campaign stand.

# locog - Monday 21 May, 2012

Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale

A ‘soot marked’ torch used in the UK leg of the pre-Olympic relay has fetched a hefty price after it was advertised online.

From TheJournal.ie Olympics organisers: We're powerless to stop torches going on eBay London 2012

Olympics organisers: We're powerless to stop torches going on eBay

London 2012 organisers say they can only hope that the torches – up for as much as £145,000 – find “good homes”.

# locog - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Where did I park that stadium? Olympic venue gets test run

Seb Coe and a healthy dollop of armed police officers were on hand for the trial day at London 2012 headquarters.

# locog - Monday 9 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Police sneak 'fake bomb' into London's Olympic Park London 2012

Police sneak 'fake bomb' into London's Olympic Park

The fake explosive device was snuck into the Olympic Park stadium during a security trial, 200 days before the games begin.

# locog - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Olympic synchronised swimming tickets oversold by mistake

Locog have asked 3,000 customers to return tickets after accidentally overselling the Olympic synchronised swimming events.