London 2012 Olympic Games

An estimated 30,000 people lined the streets of Edinburgh yesterday to cheer on six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy and Olympic and Paralympic athletes’ as they rode an open top bus

London and Glasgow (on Friday 14th, 4pm) have had celebrations to celebrate the Olympian and Paralympian athletes succcesses and contributions at London 2012 games. This is Edinburgh's turn.

Sir Chris Hoy will be awarded the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh on Sunday, 16 September.

The Edinburgh International Festival, which ends tonight with the traditional, explosive finale of the

Edinburgh City Council yesterday voted to award Sir Chris Hoy the Freedom of the City.

Arthur’s Seat in Holyrood Park is the main summit of the group of hills that rise above the city of Edinburgh, dominating the skyline when viewed from below and offering breathtaking panoramic views of the city when at its peak.

Many Fringe venues will be carrying the live broadcast of the Olympic Closing Ceremony from 9pm.

Britain's cyclists have proved indomitable at the London Olympics winning seven out of ten golds at the London velodrome, with track sprinter Chris Hoy's sixth gold medal making British Olympic his

The RAF's famous aerobatic display team The Red Arrows will fly over Edinburgh to mark the start of the Olympic Games, a few hours before the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony at 9pm on Friday (June 27).

Those wanting to enjoy all the celebrations for next Friday's Olympic Games opening may need the planning of a marathon runner.