Category : Olympic Games

Locog: the ultimate bad sport

Natalie Haynes gets to grips with the rules and regulations policing the brand of the London Games

Olympic organisers shut down "Space hijackers" protest Twitter account

Padraig Reidy: Olympic organisers shut down "Spacejackers" protest Twitter account

Ai Wei Wei’s arrest changed China’s political landscape

The artist Ai Weiwei’s outspoken views are gaining currency. Simon Kirbyreflects on a change of mood in China as people lose faith in the Party

Occupy evicted – free speech ends where the profit margin begins

Leah Borromeo: Occupy evcited - your free speech ends where the profit margin begins

Olympic ideal puts money before democracy

Leah Borromeo says the 2012 games in London could damage free expression in the United Kingdom

Olympic challenge

As the Games begin in Beijing, Index publishes a roundup of arrests, detentions and surveillance since January –– a reminder that China has yet to meet its Olympic challenge of harmony and openness.