September 29 - Britain's 1,200 Olympic and Paralympic athletes will be sponsored by Visa in a deal that London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe has branded as "a ground-breaking moment for British sport".
September 28 - United States President Barack Obama (pictured) will travel here later this week to support Chicago’s bid to play host to the 2016 Olympics, the White House and the Chicago organisers announced today.
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September 28 - Japan's new Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama (pictured) will push Tokyo's bid to host the 2016 Summer Games at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here this week, his spokesman said today.
September 27 - Brazil's João Havelange (pictured) has said that RIo de Janeiro hosting the 2016 Olympics would be the perfect 100th birthday present for him.
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September 25 - United States President Barack Obama (pictured) will travel to Copenhagen next week to support Chicago's bid to host the 2016 Olympics if it does not damage the progress of his planned health care reform, his senior White House adviser on the Games has promised.
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September 24 - The Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassador Programme today welcomed around 200 new members from South East England - aged between 14 and 19 - at the Brit Oval in London.
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September 24 - United States President Barack Obama and Japan's new Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama have followed the lead of Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva by writing individually to International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to try to drum up their support for their country's bids to stage for the 2016 Games.
September 23 - Michael Johnson, Nadia Comaneci (pictured), Nastia Liukin and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are among 14 Olympic and two Paralympic gold medalists who will travel to Copenhagen to support Chicago's bid to win the vote to host the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, it was announced today.
September 23 - Train operator Southeastern has renamed 12 of its high-speed trains after British Olympic and Paralympic medallists, including Sebastian Coe, Daley Thompson and Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson.
September 22 - Alexandra Palace should be considered as a venue for badminton, boxing or rhythmic gymnastics during the London 2012 Olympics, it has been claimed by the Liberal Democrats in Haringey.
September 22 - Some of Britain's top Olympic and Paralympic competitors, including Beijing canoeing gold medallist Tim Brabants (pictured), have today written to 240 business leaders in a personal appeal to support a new initiative to enable employers of all sizes to reward their staff and forge direct links with the nation’s elite athletes in the build-up to London 2012.