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Deal for London stadium falls through

Updated: October 11, 2011, 9:06 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The future of London's Olympic Stadium will be opened up to a new bidding process after a deal to award the flagship venue to West Ham soccer club was scrapped Tuesday amid "legal paralysis."

The British government was forced to abandon its long-term solution for the $760 million stadium amid concerns the venue could remain empty for years after the 2012 Olympics.

The stadium will remain in public ownership after the 2012 Olympics and be rented out to an anchor tenant, the ...

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