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Olympic Stadium to stage London Grand Prix

Updated: January 24, 2013, 7:31 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The London Grand Prix will be staged at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, exactly a year after the venue hosted the opening ceremony of the London Games.

The Diamond League meet is usually held at the 15,500-seat National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace, but will now take place at the stadium in east London that has an 80,000-seat capacity.

British athlete Mo Farah, who won Olympic gold in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters last year, says "the atmosphere was electric during the ...

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