The Committee agreed that the Games were continuing to go well. They looked ahead to the weekend, which will be the busiest days of the Games, when more than 200,000 spectators and accredited workforce are expected on the Olympic Park on Friday and Saturday.
Olympic medallists Steve Cram and Sally Gunnell will talk about how sport can help young people to stay in education at a special event today, focusing on inspiring the next generation.
The inspirational power of the Games is encouraging people throughout the UK to take up sport and make the most of their community’s sporting facilities. Find out more about the how the Games are inspiring a nation in this section.
A key promise when the UK won its Olympic bid was to use the Games to inspire a generation of young people to choose sport. The foundations for this sporting legacy of London 2012 are already in place and you can read about these programmes in this section.