The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad [a] and also known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, England, United Kingdom. The first event, the group stage in women's football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales ...
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By the bid submission deadline of 15 July 2003, nine cities had submitted bids to host the 2012 Olympics. These cities were Havana, Istanbul, Leipzig, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro. On 18 May 2004 the International Olympic Committee(IOC) reduced the number of cities to five: London, Madrid, Moscow, New York, and Paris....
Athletes from 204 National Olympic Countries took part. In addition, four individual athletes competed under the Olympic flag—one from South Sudan and three from the region of the former Netherlands Antilles
The official motto for the 2012 Summer Olympics is "Inspire a generation". It was chosen to highlight the organiser's commitment to inspire the world to get involved in sporting events through the olympic games' legacy.
The official mascots for the Olympics and Paralympic Games were revealed in May 2010.They were called Wenlock and Mandeville.
The 2012 Olympics had many sponsors. Some of the most popular ones are McDonald's, Acer, Samsung, Coca-Cola, Adidas, and Panasonic.London Olympics Archived 2012-05-31 at the Wayback MachineAll news and info about the Games
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6 de jul. de 2005 · IOC News Press Release London 2012. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today elected London as the host city of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 during the 117th IOC Session in Singapore. London beat Paris in the final round of voting by 54 votes to 50.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, was a summer multi-sport event held in London, the capital of the United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August. A total of 10,768 athletes from 204 nations participated in 302 events in 26 sports across 39 different disciplines.
S1.E11 ∙ Day 8. August 4, 2012. Coverage of the athletics, badminton, women's team pursuit cycling, women's team épée fencing, women's trampoline gymnastics, rowing, shooting, women's singles and men's doubles tennis, women's triathlon and men's 94 kg weightlifting. 7.9/10.