London Olympics Schedules

Along with the opening and closing ceremony of the highlighted event London Olympics 2012, 42 games are also scheduled. Management has arranged separate matches for men and women for each sport. Like always, even this time the management has tried involving every possible game, in order to make Olympics interesting for everyone. Games are not only arranged in the Olympics Park London, but at various other venues as well. Every event along with its dates and venues are explained in this guide, so that you can successfully plan your trip and experience a live view of your favorite match. At the end of every sport victory session will also take place.


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    Same venue, Olympic Park Stadium, will be used for the opening and closing ceremonies. On 27th of July opening ceremony is scheduled, where as the closing service will be held on the 12th August.

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    In the Lord’s Cricket Ground 16 matches of Archery will take place, starting from the 27th of July till 3rd August.

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    Track & Field:


    From the 3rd of August till 11th August, athletes will be given a chance to show their athletics talent. All sessions will be held in the Olympic Park, Olympic Stadium. Athletic Women’s Marathon will be scheduled on the 5th of August at The Mall, whereas men’s marathon is going to take place on the 12th of August. On the 4th and 11th of August Athletics Race Walk for men and women is scheduled at the same venue.


    At Hyde Park, on the 4th and 7th of August Triathlon’s 2 sessions are timetabled.

    Modern Pentathlon:

    On the 11th and 12th of August Modern Pentathlon’s 4 sessions have reserved Olympic Park - Copper Box, Olympic Park - Aquatics Centre and Greenwich Park.


    At the River Bank Arena, 42 sessions of hockey are timetabled, starting from 29th of July till 11th of august.


    Before the opening ceremony, from 25th of July Football matches will start.  All sessions are scheduled at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, St James' Park, Newcastle, Hampden Park, Glasgow, City of Coventry Stadium, Coventry, Old Trafford, Manchester and Wembley Stadium. The last match will take place on the 11th of August.

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    In the Court:


    24 badminton sessions for men and women will take place in Wembley Arena, starting from 28th July till 5th August.


    In the main venue Olympic Park, Basket ball Arena, 42 basketball matches for men and women are scheduled from 28th of July till 12th August.


    At Olympic Park’s Copper Box 46 Handball competitions will be programmed, starting from the 28th of July till 12th of August.


    Lawn Tennis matches will take place at Wimbledon, from the 28th of July till 3rd August.

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    Volleyball & Beach Volleyball


    At Earl’s court 42 volleyball matches will be organized, starting from the 28th of July 12th of August.

    Water Polo Arena at the Olympic Park is the place where Water Polo matches will take place between 29th of July and 12th of August.

    Beach Volley Ball

    At the Horse Guards Parade starting from 28th July till 9th of August, 34 beach volley ball sessions will take place.

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    In the Ring:


    At ExCel, 10 sessions of free style wrestling will be programmed between 8th of August and 12th of August, whereas on the 5th 6th and 7th of August the Greco-Roman Wrestling are timetabled.


    From 28th of July the first boxing match will take place at the ExCel venue. Last match session will take place on 12th of August.

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    On Water Sports:


    At Hertfordshire 5 sessions of Canoe Slalom are programmed between 29th of July – 2nd August. All matches are going to take place at Lee Valley White Water Center. While Canoe Sprint competitions are planned to take place at Eton Dorney, Buckinghamshire from 6th till 11th of August.


    Eton Dorney, Buckinghamshire is booked for 8 sessions of Rowing starting from 28th of July till 4th of August.


    Fourteen sailing competitions will take place Weymouth and Portland, Dorset. The first match is on the 29th of July 11th of August.

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    In Water Sports


    Synchronized Swimming and simple Swimming session will be programmed at the Olympic Park - Aquatics Centre, from 28th July till 10th August. While Swimming Marathon’s 2 sessions are arranged at the Hyde Park on 9th and 10th August.

    Water Polo:

    Water Polo Arena at the Olympic Park is the place where Water Polo matches will take place, between 29th of July and 12th of August.


    From the 29th of July till 11th of August the Olympic Park’s Aquatic Center has been booked for 16 Diving competitions.

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    Three BMX cycling competition will start from the 8th of August at the Olympic Park BMX Track, the last race is programmed on the 10th of August. Mountain Bike will have 2 sessions on 11th and 12th dates of the eighth month. 4 races of Road Cycling are timetabled at The Mall 28th, 29th of July and 1st of August. At the Velodrome, Olympic Park, 9 Track Cycling matches are also arranged amid 2nd August – 7th August.

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    At the Greenwich Park Equestrian sessions are programmed, which includes Dressage, Jumping and Eventing. 4 sessions of Dressage will take place from the 2nd of August till the 9th August, whereas the Eventing is held between 28th July and 31st of July. The Jumping Equestrian is due on the 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th of August.

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    Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline competitions are also arranged for the Olympics Games. At the North Greenwich Arena, first session of Artistic Gymnastic out of 13 will take place on the 28th July, while the last session will be held on the 7th of August.    Between 9th of August and 12th of August the Rhythmic Gymnastics are scheduled at the Wembley Arena. Trampoline session will take place at the North Greenwich Arena on the 3rd and 4th August.

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    Martial Arts


    At ExCel 14 Judo sessions are arranged between 28th July and 3rd of August.


    In the same venue 12 Taekwando matches will also be programmed, between 8th august and 11th August.

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    At the ExCel 18 sessions of Fencing will start from the 28th of July, till the 5th of August.

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    From 28th of July till 6th of august 15 sessions of Shooting will take place at the The Royal Artillery Barracks - Finals Hall & Ground Pass.

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    Table Tennis:

    32 Table Tennis matches will be organized at ExCel, starting from 28th July till 4th of August.

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    First match of weightlifting will start on the 29th of July at ExCel, and the last session is scheduled on the 7th of August.

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