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Last Updated: Wednesday, 6 July 2005, 14:12 GMT 15:12 UK
London's 2012 Olympic venues
Basketball - The Olympic ZoneCycling - The Olympic ZoneHockey - The Olympic ZoneAquatic Centre - The Olympic ZoneThe Olympic ZoneAthletics - The Olympics ZoneWater Polo - The Olympic ZoneBeach Volleyball - Horse Guards ParadeShooting - Royal Artillery BarracksExCel CentreGymnastics - The DomeArchery - LordsTriathlon - Hyde ParkTennis - WimbledonBaseball - Regent's ParkFootball - Wembley The 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in London will be based on an Olympic zone around Stratford in east London - promising the biggest regeneration of England's capital since the Victorian era.

But the Games - which were confirmed as being in London at an IOC vote on 6 July - will see beach volleyball in Horse Guards Parade, football at Wembley and gymnastics in the Millennium Dome.

BBC Sport's venue map shows the main options being proposed by bid leader Sebastian Coe and his team. Just click on the icons for more details.

The full list of venues is as follows.

New venues in and around an Olympic Park in east London

  • Olympic Park stadium (athletics, opening/closing ceremonies)
  • Olympic Park aquatic centre (swimming, diving, synchronised swimming, water polo)
  • Olympic Park velodrome (track cycling)
  • Olympic Park BMX track (BMX cycling)
  • Olympic Park hockey complex (hockey)
  • Olympic Park multi-sport complex (basketball, fencing, handball, volleyball, modern pentathlon events)
  • Greenwich Arena (badminton, rhythmic gymnastics)
  • Broxbourne (canoe slalom)
  • Olympic Park tennis complex (Olympic training venue and Paralympic competition venue)

    Existing venues

  • Wembley Stadium (football finals)
  • Wimbledon (tennis)
  • Lord's (archery) *
  • Horse Guards Parade (beach volleyball) *
  • Hyde Park (triathlon) *
  • Regent's Park (road cycling) *
  • Greenwich Park (equestrian; modern pentathlon) *
  • ExCel exhibition centre (boxing, judo, taekwondo, weightlifting, wrestling, table tennis)
  • The Dome (gymnastics - artistic/trampolining; basketball)
  • Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich (shooting) *
  • Eton Dorney rowing centre (rowing and flatwater canoe/kayak events)
  • Weald Country Park, Essex (mountain biking) *
  • Weymouth-Portland (sailing)

    * Venues to be adapted for Olympic sports

    Venues for men's and women's football

  • Hampden Park, Glasgow
  • Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
  • Old Trafford, Manchester
  • St James's Park, Newcastle
  • Villa Park, Birmingham

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