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2012 London Olympics: What and who to watch out for at the summer Olympic Games!

RunnerOscar Pistorius

Runner Oscar Pistorius (Photo by Erik van Leeuwen)

In just two short weeks, the 2012 London Olympics will be underway in London, England. With the opening ceremonies beginning on Friday, July 27 and concluding on Sunday, August 12, the days in between will surely be packed with excitement including 36 different events for the able-bodied Olympics and 28 for the Paralympics. There will be many must-see moments for these summer Games, and here’s a rundown of what to watch this year!

The events

With so many events taking place during the two-and-a-half week span, it’ll be hard to keep up with what’s going on! The best place to check often is the official London 2012 Olympics page. Here, you’ll find a listing of all events taking place daily, with a special recognition for medal events, as well as a listing of all athletes and medals awarded by country. Read more