The second of Royal Mail’s London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games stampshave been issued to mark a key milestone in the countdown -- two years to the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games. They feature the work of illustrators including David Hillman, Marian Hill and Michael Craig Martin.

The latest issue, subtitled ‘On Track for 2012’, went on sale on 27 July and features a fresh set of ten dynamic images championing Olympic and Paralympic sports. The stamps feature established Olympic and Paralympic sports like hockey, goalball and football, and more recent additions including taekwondo and BMX cycling.

All stamps in the series feature either the London 2012 Olympic Games or Paralympic Games logo. The third and final set of stamps will be issued in 2011.

.The stamps are available at all Post Offices, or online at

Marian Hill

David Hillman

Katherine Baxter

James Fryer

Matthew Dennis

Michael Craig Martin