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Monday, July 27, 2009

London 2012 Olympics: Three Years Left to Go

Sebastian Coe, Chair of the London 2012 Organising Committee shares his thoughts as the calendar strikes three years and counting today, 1096 days to be exact:
http://www.london2012.com/blog/2009/07/27/three-years-to-go-believe-me-it-s-going-to-be-fantastic.php


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Sebastian Coe: Golden boy with success in his sights

As an athlete in the 1980s, he was single-minded in his efforts to be first across the finishing line.
And ever since he masterminded the British 2012 Olympic bid, Sebastian Coe has been quietly but efficiently overseeing the job of bringing in the Games on time and in budget.
No also-ran? No noble failure? How terribly unBritish .
By Andrew Anthony
July 19, 2009

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2009/jul/19/olympic-games-london-2012-sebastian-coe

Video: Three years left and counting

http://www.london2012.com/blog/2009/07/27/video-three-years-left-and-counting.php


Time-lapse video shows the exciting transformation of East London into what will be the center of excitement for the London 2012 Olympics starting

three years from
today, July 27, 2012.



Computer-generated renderings of the Olympic Stadium:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/gallery/2007/nov/07/olympics2012

London 2012 Olympics webpage full of articles and photos:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/olympics2012

BBC Coverage:

BBC Olympics webpage:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/olympic_games/default.stm

British Olympic Association: http://www.olympics.org.uk/home2.aspx


Official U.S. Olympic Committee website:
http://www.teamusa.org/

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