Countdown Begins for the Much Awaited London Olympics 2012

London, the capital city of United Kingdom in 2012 will be hosting the biggest game of the world- the Olympics. The olympic Games 2012, officially known as the XXX Olympiad are scheduled to take place from 27 July to 12 August 2012. London would have the grand distinction of officially hosting the modern olympic Games three times; the two previous times being in 1908 and in 1948. London successfully competed against Moscow, New York City, Madrid and Paris after four rounds of voting before being give the honor on 6 July 2005 during the 117th IOC Session in Singapore of being the Olympics host city. Sebastian Coe, the former Olympic champion headed the bidding team. Due to olympic games 2012 london, the city has witnessed a vast array of developmental activities in the past two or three years, particularly themed towards sustainability Wembley Stadium, Wembley Arena, Wimbledon All England Club, Lord’s Cricket Ground, The O2 Arena, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, and the Excel Centre are the previous venues that would be used again, along with the newer ones, on which work is going on.

olympic games schedule 2012 and dates have been worked out through various deliberations and immense efforts. Work is still on to fine tune the time table.Some of the Muslim representatives from different countries have protested against the dates overlapping with the fasting month of Ramadan, which in 2012 happens to be from 20 July to 19 August and asked for rescheduling. The Olympic Games 2012 in London would be organizing several sporting events such as aquatics, athletics, swimming, archery, lawn tennis, table tennis etc. The Olympic Games 2012 Events would in total have 26 sports and a total of 38 disciplines. London’s bid had featured 28 sports, alike the other recent Summer Olympics; however, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games two days after selecting London as the host city. After deciding to…

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