West Ham 'preferred partner' for Olympic Stadium
LONDON -- Premier League soccer club West Ham has been selected "preferred partner" in its bid to move into the London Olympic Stadium and will enter into exclusive negotiations over the terms of a 99-year lease.
An agreement to play in the $783 million venue collapsed last year, but the east London club won a new bid Wednesday.
West Ham would be moving 2 miles from its 35,000-capacity Upton Park to a stadium downsized from 80,000 seats at the Olympics to 60,000.
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