False starts for London Olympics | News | Al Jazeera

False starts for London Olympics

Upcoming 2012 games have so far failed to boost deprived areas around the stadiums.

    The 2012 Olympics in London were meant to help regenerate deprived areas around the venues where the competitions will be held.

    With just over 200 days before the games begin, however, some residents of those neighbourhoods say little has changed.

    Laurence Lee reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.