Olympic Roundup - Saturday 11 August & Sunday 12 August

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

A look at Foreign Office activity and the events taking place in and around the London 2012 Olympic Games.


  • Foreign Secretary William Hague met the Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, Valdis Dombrovskis in London. During the meeting the two leaders discussed a wide range of bilateral, European and international matters. The Foreign Secretary raised the next UK-Nordic/Baltic Prime Ministers summit, which will be held in Riga next year. See also photo.

  • Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Lord Coe as his Olympics legacy ambassador. Lord Coe will advise the Prime Minister on how best to secure the long-term benefits of hosting the Games, particularly focusing on the economic and business benefits from putting on such a successful Olympics. Read more on the Number10 website.