Gavin Poole, CEO of iCITY, talks about the redevelopment of the Olympic park into a creative hub, and why, despite no advertising so far, nearly half the space on offer has already been let.» Read More
Daniel Moylan, chairman of the London Legacy Development Corporation, joins CNBC to discuss future uses for London's Olympic facilities after the Games.
Joseph Saunders, VISA chairman & CEO, discusses his company's stellar year and shares his outlook for growth as the stock reaches multi-year highs.
In this excerpt from his "Santelli Exchange," Rick says the understandable desire of the American people to excuse U.S. Olympians from paying taxes on their winnings is an example of how the country's tax code has become "horrible." He then ties that view to the ongoing debate in Washington on whether wealthier Americans should have their Bush-era tax cuts continue and how "wealthy" is defined.
When it comes to protecting the Olympic sponsors, the ferocity of enforcement this time around is unprecedented and controversial.
Scott Barnes, CEO of Grant Thornton, says developed and emerging economies are not equal as far as big sport events' economic returns are concerned.
Google searches for "gymnastic classes" have increased more than 200 percent in the past 30 days. Jon Kaplan, Google Financial Services director, offers insight on Google search trends.
Is the Olympic effect enough to turn GDP positive for the whole year? This will depend on the feel-good effect that arises after the games are over, writes Moorad Choudhry.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Caruso reports how the London games have hurt retail stores in the area around the Olympics.
Jace Tyrrell, Head of Communications & Operations, New West End Company says footfall in London increased over the weekend after recent slump.
Harrison won the women’s 78-kilogram class and the first gold medal for the U.S. in judo. Within 48 hours, she was inundated with interview requests from news organizations and late-night talk shows. They wanted her to recount her compelling life story.
Olympic figure skater Sasha Cohen explains how she is breaking into the world of Wall Street, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.
WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell and Panmure Gordon media analyst Alex de Groote told CNBC why the London Olympic Games has only had a "muted" impact on advertising spend.
Maybe I am too swept up in the Olympic spirit, but whether we see an Olympic boom or bust, I hope we don’t worry too much about the economic impact from this event. Great Britain is surely more than the sum of its latest economic data.
“I love swimming,” said Coughlin recently, “but I don’t love it enough to hold a part-time job while trying to train five or six hours a day.”
Expecting the price of London hotels to skyrocket during the Olympics, a local cab driver is offering guests a clean bed inside his taxi.
Television executives raved about the numbers. The athletes got more attention than they thought possible. Maybe it was the effect of "The Hunger Games" and bow-and-arrow-toting heroine Katniss Everdeen, or the lure of competing at a 198-year-old venue, or some combination.
After a week of unusually quiet streets, idling cabs and easily navigated shops, fears of the Gridlock Games have transformed into complaints about the Ghost Town Olympics.
Mike Amour, CEO, Asia Pacific, PROJECT:WORLDWIDE says the London Olympics will be most remembered for the emergence of social media as a full-fledged communication tool.
Condom-maker Durex's ties itself to the Olympics in a most unusual way.
One of the hot topics in London over the past few days has been the performance of 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen, with CNBC's Kelly Evans.