London Olympics: Countdown begins
Posted on Fri , 27 Jul '12
Finally London is on its marks, set, and ready to go. In a matter of hours the spectacular opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games will welcome the world to east London. Tens of thousands lined the streets of London yesterday to give a spectacular welcome to the Olympic torch ahead of tonight's opening ceremony, which will be watched by a global television audience of four billion. The three-hour spectacle will mark the beginning of 17 days of athletic endeavor which will create heroes, shatter dreams and fire national pride.