London Olympics: How 1948 compares to 2012, in photos

London Olympics: How 1948 compares to 2012, in photos

Summary: The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago

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  • Richmond Park Housing Centre, Post Office interior

    In 1948, Olympic athletes were hosted at locations around London. This is the Richmond Park Housing Centre.

    Image credit: BT Heritage

  • London 2012 Athelete's Village

    This is the London 2012 Olympic Village, which will be home to 16,000 athletes and officials during the Games. The first completed apartments in the Olympic village were unveiled by Jonathan Edwards, Olympic gold medallist and chair of the Games' Athletes Committee.

    Image credit: London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Topics: Networking, Olympics 2012, United Kingdom

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