London scores 2012 Olympiad

World Brief

London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948.

Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote.

IOC president Jacques Rogge declared the result in a live televised ceremony from Singapore.

More TV

  • HBO Latin America Bows First Colombian

    HBO Latin America Makes First Colombian Fiction TV Series

    London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948. Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote. IOC president […]

  • Carpool Karaoke in London with Paul

    Paul McCartney Joins James Corden for Carpool Karaoke (Watch)

    London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948. Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote. IOC president […]

  • Dear White People Netflix

    'Dear White People' Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix

    London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948. Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote. IOC president […]

  • ROSEANNE - "Netflix & Pill" -

    'Roseanne' Spinoff 'The Conners' Ordered by ABC

    London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948. Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote. IOC president […]

  • Charles Krauthammer Weeks to Live

    Charles Krauthammer, Columnist and Fox News Commentator, Dies at 68

    London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948. Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote. IOC president […]

  • 'Better Call Saul': Rhea Seehorn, Vince

    'Better Call Saul': 10 Things We Learned About Season 4 From the AMC Summit Panel

    London was awarded the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday, defeating European rival Paris in the final round of voting, to take the games back to the British capital for the first time since 1948. Moscow, New York and Madrid were eliminated in the first three rounds of voting by the Intl. Olympic Committee vote. IOC president […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content