Olympic Games Venue Scrapped

19 October 2009 (Last Updated October 19th, 2009 18:30)

The board for the 2012 London Olympic Games has scrapped plans to build a £42m temporary badminton and gymnastics venue in Greenwich, England. The move is expected to save nearly £20m. The board now plans to host the two events at London's existing Wembley Arena. The propo

The board for the 2012 London Olympic Games has scrapped plans to build a £42m temporary badminton and gymnastics venue in Greenwich, England.

The move is expected to save nearly £20m.

The board now plans to host the two events at London's existing Wembley Arena.

The proposal is subject to approval of the International Badminton and Gymnastics Federations.