Lord's, a magnificent cricket ground in north London, offers plenty of opportunities to bone up on the complexities of cricket, a quintessential English summer sport.
With numerous galleries and vibrant markets, the home of the 2012 Olympic Park has undergone considerable transformation to become a mecca for art, culture and music.
Beyond the Olympic Village in Stratford, eight sports stars are excited to spend their summer exploring Europe’s biggest city.
At London’s Chap Olympiad, contestants master events like the cucumber sandwich discus and the gin 'n' tonic relay. The use of a butler is strictly prohibited.
The city’s Unseen Tours, led by trained guides who are or have been homeless, show visitors a grittier side of some of the city’s most famous neighbourhoods.
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