London is closing the gap on Paris in the race to host the 2012 Olympic Games according to two reports published this week. US based Olympic newsletter Around the Rings has ranked Paris on 86 points and London on 85 points using 11 categories.
Another independent body gamesbids. com has ranked the Paris bid on 65.8 points, just 2.5 points ahead of London. International Olympic Committee members vote on 6 July.