The Paralympics is drawing record crowds as it basks in the afterglow of its bigger brother. Away from the sports field, the FT's Vanessa Kortekaas examines whether it can be regarded as a commercial success with a lasting legacy for paralympic sport and the wider disabled community
Almost a quarter of a million people applied to be one of the 70,000 strong army of volunteers that have powered London's Olympics.
On day 12 day of he London games, Ben Fenton, FT media correspondent reviews UK press coverage with Seb Morton-Clark. Ben also considers the appeal of Russia's team jacket. For more in depth FT coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London go to: http://www.ft.com/intl/london-2012-olympics
London Bridge station was meant to be an Olympics transport hotspot but congestion levels are down and the city feels quiet. Daniel Garrahan reports on whether fears about overcrowding will result in London turning into a ghost town during the games and what a lack of people means for businesses. For more in depth FT coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London go to: http://www.ft.com/intl/london-2012-olympics
Vanessa Kortekass, Olympics correspondent, talks to the FT's Seb Morton-Clark about the weekend's swimming events and the debate surrounding empty stadium seats. For more in depth FT coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London go to: http://www.ft.com/intl/london-2012-olympics
Director Danny Boyle last night fired a spectacular starting pistol for the Olympic Games. Roger Blitz, leisure industries correspondent, tells the FT's Seb Morton-Clark what it was like to be there and how the show was achieved.
Japan 's consumer prices declined in June, indicating that the country's economy continues to be affected by the soft global demand, the worsening crisis in the euro zone and the strengthening yen.
Sanford Weill Weill, the architect of megabank Citigroup ( NYSE : C), made a stunning reversal on CNBC, saying he now believes banks have grown too large.
The influx of millions of conscientious and low-cost Chinese graduates in the global job market could exacerbate the woes of a U.S. job market that is already staggering from high unemployment
Ahead of the official opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Roger Blitz, leisure industries correspondent, and the FT's Seb Morton-Clark, look at how seven years of work have prepared the UK to host the world's biggest sporting event. For more FT coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games in London go to: http://www.ft.com/intl/london-2012-olympics