History is going to be made in the year 2012, when London will host the Olympics and Paralympics Games. This would be the third time that Olympic Games are going to be held in London. Earlier the city hosted the biggest sports event of the world in the years 1908 and 1948. And therefore London will become the only city in which the Olympic Games are held more than two times. The energy levels and the enthusiasm which we see in both the participants as well as the audiences at the times of Olympics are simply matchless. And London being one of the most bustling cities of the world is a perfect host for the big games.
The planning and preparation needed in advance for the Olympics 2012 is carrying out by London excellently. Almost all the new constructions have been completed and everything from the schedule to the after parties has been planned properly. You can visit the official website of the Olympic Games 2012 and find out all kinds of information regarding the games there. The popular gaming events which are going to be held this time includes athletics, badminton, boxing, basketball, diving, cycling, fencing, hockey, football, gymnastics, judo, swimming, shooting, table tennis, taekwondo, lawn tennis, volleyball, weightlifting and wrestling along with many others.
Most of the events have the famous Olympic Park as their venue. Other venues include the Aquatics Centre, BMX Circuit, the Earls Court Centre, Excel Centre, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park, Hadleigh Farm, Horse Guard Parade, The O2, Wembley Arena and Stadium, Water Polo Arena etc. In order to provide extensive coverage to all the events, high definition screens will be installed at various venues across the city.