London wins Olympic race

London's dream of hosting the 2012 Olympic Games became a reality today.The capital won a sensational victory against the odds when the final votes of International Olympic Committee delegates in Singapore were counted.

London's dream of hosting the 2012 Olympic Games became a reality today.

The capital won a sensational victory against the odds when the final votes of International Olympic Committee delegates in Singapore were counted.

London beat Paris to the prize after months of determined campaigning which went right down to the wire.

For full details of how the region will benefit from the Olympic Games, see Thursday's East Anglian Daily Times.


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