Are you going to the Olympics? Well you might want to rethink hat you’re going to take as the committee has just revealed the prohibited items, not allowed in any of the Olympic stadiums.
This list is quite long so I’m just going to point out the main ones, which include drinks greater than 100ml, (good luck in this weather) tents, walkie-talkies, personal/ private wireless access points and 3G hubs (including your smartphone).
The list really does go on, check out the full list below, and let us know what you think in the comments.
– Liquids, aerosols and gels in quantities greater than 100ml.
– Tents, placards, spray paint or any other item which could be used to demonstrate within the venue or sabotage property
– Glass bottles larger than 100ml excluding medication contained in glass bottles)
– More than one soft-sided bag of 25 litre capacity (you must be able to fit your bag under your seat)
– Walkie-talkies, phone jammers and radio scanners
– Personal/private wireless access points and 3G hubs (smart devices such as Android phones, iPhone and tablets are permitted inside venues, but must not be used as wireless access points to connect multiple devices)
– Laser pointers and strobe lights
– Items too large to be electronically screened
– Bicycles, folding bikes, roller-skates and skateboards
– Pets or animals (excluding service animals)
– All types of knives and bladed items, including pocket knives and knives carried as part of cultural
dress (excluding the Sikh article of faith kirpan/ceremonial dagger)
– Offensive weapons or implements such as bayonets, flick knives, extendable batons, sharpened combs, modified belt buckles and loose blades modified into weapons
– Personal protection sprays such as CS or pepper sprays
– Firearms and ammunition (including replicas, component parts or any device suspected to be a firearm)
– Fireworks, explosives, flares and smoke canisters
– Hazardous and toxic materials
– Controlled drugs, including substances which look like controlled drugs
– Items that resemble prohibited items such as replica guns or hoax explosive devices