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London Olympics: countdown begins

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London Olympics: countdown begins


It is 100 days until the start of the Olympic Games in London and organisers are feeling confident after an endorsement from the chairman International Olympic Committee commission. Denis Oswald announced “London is ready to welcome the world” last month.

Rapid work is also be carried out to logistically prepare the capital for an estimated five million extra visitors.

“It is very important that we remember that this is a celebration and the city will look different. It will be different, getting about it will be different, but we will do everything we possibly can to make sure that it works for those that are involved in the Games and those that aren’t involved in the Games,” said Chairman of London Games Sebastian Coe.

Upgrading the oldest underground transport system in the world is a priority and an Olympic Route Network (ORN) will be used on the roads to get athletes to events on time.

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