After five years’ planning, construction and frenzied anticipation, the London Olympic Games are now just two years away.
On 27 July 2012, competitors from more than 200 countries will step into London’s new Olympic Stadium to mark the beginning of the Olympic Games.
The impressive Olympic Park is now really taking shape, the world’s top athletes are stepping up their preparations for the Games, and Londoners are already seeing benefits of the Games.
If you want to find out more, check out the websites below:
- The BBC are live at the Olympic Park all day, follow the developments here
- Olympic partners are also stepping up their preparations. Check out this dramatic video from London 2012 partner Panasonic
- The last time London hosted the Olympic Games was in 1948, have a look at these fascinating images of competitors in action
We can’t wait for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be on our doorstep, will you be coming to see the world’s best sportsmen and women compete in London?