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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

But who's counting? London 2012 Olympics is 500 Days and counting -and a Clock to do just that in Trafalgar Square!


http://www.blogger.com/post-edit.g?blogID=7001629133953783160&postID=2946762817853573856

Australia's TEN News' Europe correspondent Brett Mason interviews London 2012 Organising Committee chairman Lord Sebastian Coe about comparisons to Sydney 2004, and a clock at Trafalgar Square to drive home the deadline
. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRTixVFPeBs

The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Executive Board meets in London on April 5 and 6 and will get updates on preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games: London 2012, Sochi 2014 and Rio de Janeiro 2016.


Countdown Clock unveiled to mark 500 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games:
http://www.london2012.com/news/2011/03/countdown-clock-unveiled-to-mark-500-days-to-go-to-the-l.php

Olympic Tickets are now on sale:
http://www.tickets.london2012.com/



Channel 4 News:
Olympic tickets go on sale on Tuesday but just how much will you have to pay to see the spectacle as speculation for ticket touting prices escalating into the thousands?
http://bcove.me/qykioeiw


Former GB rower Sarah Winckless, Chair of the BOA Athletes Commission, blogs on seeing the Olympic venues up-close and personal since her last visit and is very impressed:

Athletes Commission Inspired by Olympic Park Visit
Posted by Sarah Winckless
March 15, 2011
http://www.olympics.org.uk/News/c8211e-athletes-commission-inspired-by-olympic-park-visit/

See also:
Sarah Winckless disease proves that sport does matter
By Matthew Syed, April 29, 2009
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/columnists/matthew_syed/article6187946.ece

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Official London 2012 Olympics website: http://www.london2012.com/

Olympic webcams in London: https://www.london2012.com/webcams/

Official blog: https://www.london2012.com/blog/

Official Mascots homepage,
Wenlock and Mandeville:
http://www.mylondon2012.com/mascots/


BBC's London 2012 Olympics homepage: http://www.bbc.co.uk/2012/


Team GB: http://www.olympics.org.uk/

Team GB blog: http://www.olympics.org.uk/News/category/blogs/

26 Sports, One Team: http://www.olympics.org.uk/sports/

See also:

Full sports competition schedule for
the XXX Olympic Summer Games, July 27-August 12th
http://www.olympic.org/london-2012-summer-olympics?articlenewsgroup=-1&articleid=115995

http://www.tickets.london2012.com/olyschedule_p1.html

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Iran call London 2012 logo racist: report
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/sports/223972/iran-call-london-2012-logo-racist-report



Sebastian Coe WR 800

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0e1yaMIM08

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