Sprinting star Usain Bolt led the Jamaican team into the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games to signal the official start of Jamaica’s campaign at the XXX Olympiad.
Huge crowds have turned up to watch the men’s and women’s Road Races this weekend. The men’s event got underway at 10am this morning on The Mall. With Britain’s Mark Cavendish among the favourites to take gold, passionate fans have packed the streets to watch.
An estimated one billion television viewers worldwide are thought to have tuned in to Danny Boyle’s £27 million, epic opening ceremony for the Olympics 2012 last night, as thousands of tourists from around the world arrive in the city.
All the waiting is finally over as the action has begun in earnest on the first official full day of competition at London 2012.
The man behind the colourful Team Welcome Ceremonies at the Olympic Village believes London 2012 has broken new ground by turning a Games protocol into a party.
As London gears up for the London Olympics 2012 – with only 45 days to go – details for the £27 million opening ceremony on July 27 have been revealed. The Olympic Stadium be transformed to resemble “the rolling British countryside”, as 10,000 volunteers step in to recreate country scenes, complete with meadows, fields and rivers.
As the London Olympics 2012 gets underway, there has been confusion surrounding the status of the event, hotel availability, and the infrastructural developments designed to accommodate the huge influx of visitors expected to descend upon the capital. Breaking Travel News investigates.
As London moves into the spotlight ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games, World.Mobi, a leading mobile web development company, is showcasing its mobile guide to lively city. London.Mobi enables visitors to research and plan their trips with information on top attractions, sites, tours, restaurants, accommodation and transport. Free of charge and available on all major mobile platforms and desktops, it acts as a perfect, pocket-sized travel buddy for visitors and sports fans who wish to make the most of their trip.
As thousands of international visitors descend upon the capital for the start of the 2012 Olympics Games, Breaking Travel News catches up with some of London’s top hotels to discuss the significance of the event.
The Grenada Olympic team was given the warmest of welcomes in the UK this weekend with two days of celebrations in Harrow and Horsham near London, within hours of reigning champion, Kirani James, claiming Gold in the 400 meters at London Diamond League 2012 on Saturday, July14.
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, will play host to eight Olympic football matches this summer. Olympic football games in the men’s and women’s tournaments will feature teams such as France and the USA and take place at Scotland’s national football stadium, Hampden Park from 25 July to 3 August.