London Olympics 2012

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London Olympics 2012

London Olympics 2012

It's the event we've all been waiting for. After an amazing 15 year build up, the London 2012 Olympics are about to begin. And we could not be more excited. As London prepares for the big event, which takes place between 27 July and 12 August, a whopping 10,000 athletes have already begun to descend on the capital. With a sparkling new 500 acre Olympic Zone, which includes the Olympic stadium, Aquatic centre and Velodrome (among other venues), and many other centres dotted around London, the capital's sporting facilites sure are a sight to behold. And with Oscar-winner Danny Boyle planning an opening ceremony to end all opening ceremonies to get the Olympics off to a sizzling start, we're sure London 2012 will be better than ever. Let the games begin!  

Marie Claire's Ann Ho on why she can't wait for the London 2012 Olympics

Why I can't wait to volunteer at London 2012

Shh! Marie Claire's senior designer Ann Ho is a volunteer for the London 2012 Olympics! We get the inside track on what's involved and how she's doing her bit for Team GB at the games

Nicole Kidman at the London 2012 Olympics

Stars at the Olympics

We've been star spotting at the Olympic Park - find out who we saw!

East London

Marie Claire's top London 2012 Olympic haunts

The London 2012 Olympics are upon us and the city is hotting up. Team GB may have their hangouts sorted, but where should the rest of us be heading? Team Marie Claire let you in on their favourite East London haunts ahead of the games

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Meet Team GB

Who's tipped to win Gold? Who's got the best six pack? We've got all the important must-know facts about Team GB!

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London 2012 Olympic memorabilia

The London 2012 Olympics are upon us and London is a frenzy of Union Jacks,Team GB merchandise and patriotic memorabillia ahead of the games. We bring you the ultimate guide to getting the perfect keepsake that you can click to buy online


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