London 2012 Archives ⋆ An Old International

Mexico win Olympic Gold against fancied Brazil

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Mexico have won Olympic Gold in the Wembley final against Brazil. That is quite an achievement. However, it fits into a bigger picture of recent Mexican success on the football pitch.[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="20" size_format="px"]First International Title for Mexico[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Mexico have so far claimed their biggest success in football…

The Olympic Stadium deal collapsed

That West Ham will not take over the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games for free any more. The plan is that the stadium remains in public hands while the football club could use it for their games but have to pay an annual rent. That would enable London to bid for the 2017…