English Premier League football club West Ham United are to become the main tenants of London's Olympic Stadium, it was announced on Friday.
A digger in front of the London Olympic Stadium in January. West Ham United football club are to become the main tenants of the stadium, the BBC has said ahead of an official announcement expected later in the day
The 80,000 capacity stadium in east London, which hosted the athletics and the ceremonies at last year's Olympics and Paralympics, will be converted to a 54,000-seater venue in time for the 2016-2017 football season.
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