Olympic Games 2012
This year, in
2012, the Olympic Games will happen in London,
the capital of the United
Kingdom. It will be third time that the city
of London would
host the Olympics. Earlier, London
has hosted the Olympics in 1908 and 1948. It is a world record for a city to
host the Olympics for 3 times. The official sponsors of the London Olympic
Games 2012 are Adidas, BMW, BP, British Airways, BT,
EDF and Lloyds TSB. The worldwide partners of the London Olympics Games
2012 are Acer, Atos Origin, Coca-Cola,
Dow, GE, Macdonalds, Omega, Panasonic, P&G, Samsung and Visa. The motto
of the 2012 London Olympics is ‘Inspire a generation’. The mascot of the games has been selected as
The London 2012
Olympics Ceremonies have been named ‘The Isles of Wonder’. The queen of England
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburg would officially open the Olympic
Games. Danny Boyle, the director of acclaimed films like Slumdog Millionaire
and Trainspotting has been designated as the Artistic Director for the Opening
Ceremony of the Games. A short movie of the British secret agent James Bond aka
007 will also be showcased in the ceremony.
There are about 204 nations which are
expected to be participating in the London Olympic Games 2012 but to be
certain, there are a total of 171 London Olympics 2012 participating nations
which would be participating in the Games. The 2012 London Olympics Calendar is
17 days long where about 302 London Olympics 2012 Sports Events will take place
in 32 sports and a total of 10500 athletes will be showcasing their talents on
the world’s biggest platform in the sports. For the first time in the history
of Olympics, the sport of Women Boxing has been included in the games this year.
Olympics 2012 Venues are around Greater London and other major parts of the United Kingdom.
Most of the events will take place in the Olympic Stadium. The main venues are
Dorset, London and Portland.
The Royal Mint, London has prepared about 5000 medals to be
awarded to the winning athletes. David Watkins has designed the medals which
are 400 g thick and bear the designs of Nike (the Greek goddess), the Thames River
and the Games logo.
So, it’s high time now that you pack your
days and find an accommodation in London
for a few days to enjoy the Olympics.