The bid proposals of the five candidates for the 2012 Olympics have been sent to the International Olympic Committee.

Plans for London’s 2012 Olympic bid are being presented to International Olympic Committee in Lausanne today.

Rival cities Paris, New York, Madrid and Moscow will also submit their dossiers today, the deadline for final bids.

On Friday details of London's bid will be revealed to the world, with IOC evaluation teams visiting the proposed venues in the spring of 2005. The final vote will take place on July 6 next year.