The team gained automatic qualification to the competition because the UK is the host nation — as there is no British team competing in the UEFA Under Championships the qualifying tournament it is likely to be the only time such a team will compete in the Olympics. An appeal against the removal of baseball and softball from London is rejected by the IOC. After last-ditch talks prompted by a FIFA deadline, the four national federations within the UK come to a compromise regarding football participation at the Games.
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy on the Isle of Portland in Dorset hosted the sailing events The Olympic and Paralympic Games used a mixture of new venues, existing and historic facilities, and temporary facilities, some of them in well-known locations such as Hyde Park and Horse Guards Parade.
After the Games, some of the new facilities will be reused in their Olympic form, while others will be resized or relocated.
The football tournament was staged at several grounds around the UK. Both the Olympic road races and the mountain bike event were initially considered to be too easy, so they were eventually scheduled on new locations.
Another park-and-ride site was planned in Ebbsfleet with a capacity for 9, cars where spectators could board a minute shuttle train service. TfL defined a network of roads leading between venues as the Olympic Route Network ; roads connecting between all of the Olympic venues located within London.
Many of these roads also contained special "Olympic lanes" marked with the Olympic rings—reserved for the use of Olympic athletes, officials, and other VIPs during the Games.
Additionally, London buses would not include roads with Olympic lanes on their routes. The A4 experienced traffic jams due to drivers avoiding the Olympic lane, and likewise on a section of Southampton Rowwhere the only lanes available in one direction were the Olympic lane and the bus lane.
In particular, the sailing events at Portland had no direct motorway connections, and local roads are heavily congested by tourist traffic in the summer. Through the campaign, TfL also encouraged the use of cycling as a mode of transport during the Games.
Cost per athlete was USD 1. In London secured the bid for the Summer Games with a cost estimate that two years later proved inadequate and was revised upwards with around percent.
Then, when it turned out that the final outturn costs were slightly below the revised budget, the organizers falsely, but very publicly, claimed that the London Games had come in under budget. Main media, including the BBC, reported the false claim as true.
The costs of mounting the Games were separate from those for building the venues and infrastructure, and redeveloping the land for the Olympic Park. While the Games were privately funded, the venues and Park costs were met largely by public money.
Along with East End regeneration costs, the breakdown was: Volunteers[ edit ] Unpaid volunteers known as Games Makers performed a variety of tasks before and during the Games. Volunteers also wore photo accreditation badges which were also worn by officials, athletes, family members and media which gain them access to specific venues and buildings around the site.
There were also free events such as marathon, triathlon and road cycling,  although, for the first time in Olympic history, the sailing events were ticketed. European Union residents were able to apply for tickets in any EU country. Some free tickets were given to military personnel as part of the Tickets For Troops scheme,  as well as to survivors and families of those who died during 7 July London bombings.
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