Premier League soccer club West Ham will become the new tenant of London’s Olympic Stadium from 2016 after the U.K. government agreed to pay 25 million pounds ($38 million) to help refurbish the venue, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported.
South African police replaced the lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder case as the double-amputee track star fought for a third day to win bail before standing trial for killing his girlfriend.
Oscar Pistorius fought for a third day to win bail before he stands trial for murdering his girlfriend as the police announced that the lead investigator in the case is himself facing charges of attempted murder.
Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands said she’s retiring as a professional wheelchair tennis player after winning 470 straight matches during the last 10 years and a total of 169 tournament championships.
Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal, which broke ratings records with its extensive coverage of the London Olympics, is facing complaints from disability organizations for choosing not to air more of the Paralympic Games.
The east London borough hosting the 2012 Olympic Games had the city’s biggest decline in home prices even after the government spent billions of pounds on projects aimed at revitalizing the capital’s poorest area.