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West Ham win Olympic backing for stadium

West Ham have won the backing of Olympic bosses in the battle for the 2012 stadium, BBC London has learned.

Olympic Park Legacy Company executives have decided the offer from the club, which would retain the athletics track, is better than Tottenham's rival bid.

The OPLC board will be asked to support the view and announce the Hammers as preferred bidder on Friday.

Adrian Warner reports.

  • 10 Feb 2011
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