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2012 London Olympics

About 2012 London Olympics

The 2012 Olympics will be held in London, UK. The games will be played from July 27, 2012 to August 12, 2012.

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics was held on Friday, July 27, 2012.

Medal Table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)462929104
2 China (CHN)38272388
3 Great Britain (GBR)*29171965
4 Russia (RUS)24263282
5 South Korea (KOR)138728
6 Germany (GER)11191444
7 France (FRA)11111234
8 Italy (ITA)891128
9 Hungary (HUN)84517
10 Australia (AUS)7161235
11 Japan (JPN)7141738
12 Kazakhstan (KAZ)71513
13 Netherlands (NED)66820
14 Ukraine (UKR)65920
15 New Zealand (NZL)62513
16 Cuba (CUB)53614
17 Iran (IRI)45312
18 Jamaica (JAM)44412
19 Czech Republic (CZE)43310
20 North Korea (PRK)4026
21 Spain (ESP)310417
22 Brazil (BRA)35917
23 South Africa (RSA)3216
24 Ethiopia (ETH)3137
25 Croatia (CRO)3126
26 Belarus (BLR)25512
27 Romania (ROU)2529
28 Kenya (KEN)24511
29 Denmark (DEN)2439
30 Azerbaijan (AZE)22610
30 Poland (POL)22610
32 Turkey (TUR)2215
33 Switzerland (SUI)2204
34 Lithuania (LTU)2125
35 Norway (NOR)2114
36 Canada (CAN)151218
37 Sweden (SWE)1438
38 Colombia (COL)1348
39 Georgia (GEO)1337
39 Mexico (MEX)1337
41 Ireland (IRL)1135
42 Argentina (ARG)1124
42 Serbia (SRB)1124
42 Slovenia (SLO)1124
45 Tunisia (TUN)1113
46 Dominican Republic (DOM)1102
47 Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)1034
47 Uzbekistan (UZB)1034
49 Latvia (LAT)1012
50 Algeria (ALG)1001
50 Bahamas (BAH)1001
50 Grenada (GRN)1001
50 Uganda (UGA)1001
50 Venezuela (VEN)1001
55 India (IND)0246
56 Mongolia (MGL)0235
57 Thailand (THA)0213
58 Egypt (EGY)0202
59 Slovakia (SVK)0134
60 Armenia (ARM)0123
60 Belgium (BEL)0123
60 Finland (FIN)0123
63 Bulgaria (BUL)0112
63 Estonia (EST)0112
63 Indonesia (INA)0112
63 Malaysia (MAS)0112
63 Puerto Rico (PUR)0112
63 Chinese Taipei (TPE)0112
69 Botswana (BOT)0101
69 Cyprus (CYP)0101
69 Gabon (GAB)0101
69 Guatemala (GUA)0101
69 Montenegro (MNE)0101
69 Portugal (POR)0101
75 Greece (GRE)0022
75 Moldova (MDA)0022
75 Qatar (QAT)0022
75 Singapore (SIN)0022
79 Afghanistan (AFG)0011
79 Bahrain (BRN)0011
79 Hong Kong (HKG)0011
79 Saudi Arabia (KSA)0011
79 Kuwait (KUW)0011
79 Morocco (MAR)0011
79 Tajikistan (TJK)0011

Olympic Games

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Canoe Slalom
  • Canoe Sprint
  • Cycling - BMX
  • Cycling - Mountain Bike
  • Cycling - Road
  • Cycling - Track
  • Diving
  • Equestrian - Dressage
  • Equestrian - Eventing
  • Equestrian - Jumping
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Gymnastics - Artistic
  • Gymnastics - Rhythmic
  • Gymnastics - Trampoline
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Synchronised Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Paralympic Sports

  • Paralympic Archery
  • Paralympic Athletics
  • Boccia
  • Paralympic Cycling - Road
  • Paralympic Cycling - Track
  • Paralympic Equestrian
  • Football 5-a-side
  • Football 7-a-side
  • Goalball
  • Paralympic Judo
  • Powerlifting
  • Paralympic Rowing
  • Paralympic Sailing
  • Paralympic Shooting
  • Paralympic Swimming
  • Paralympic Table Tennis
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Fencing
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Wheelchair Tennis

Day wise

July 28, 2012

Women's Boxing made its debut in the Olympics at the 2012 London Olympics. The 10 men's boxing events will be joined by three women's events. The women's boxing events are: Women's Middle (75kg), Women's Fly (51kg) and Women's Light (60kg).

July 27, 2012

Opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics held.

Security at the 2012 London Olympics

The Security is given a high priority at the London Olympics because of the fear of terror attacks and riots. The authorities have allocated a budget of one million pounds for security of the event. Half the budget will be used for policing, while the rest will be to deal with threats such as biological attacks. Heli-snipers would also be used to protect from terror attacks.

Unmanned drones equipped with surveillance cameras will be used at the Olympic Games. The Metropolitan Police held discussions in November 2011 to use unmanned drones equipped with surveillance cameras.

Athletes

The following are the number of athletes competing from various nations in the 2012 London Olympics.

CountryNumber of Athletes
Great Britain542
United States530
Russia436
Australia410
Germany392
China380
France331
Japan293
Italy284
Spain283
Canada277
Brazil258
South Korea245
Ukraine238
Poland217
New Zealand184
Netherlands178
Belarus166
Hungary158
Argentina137
Sweden134
Czech Republic133
South Africa125
Belgium115
Serbia115
Kazakhstan114
Turkey114
Denmark113
Egypt113
Cuba110
Croatia108
Greece105
Colombia104
Romania103
Mexico102
Switzerland102
Tunisia83
India81
Portugal75
Austria70
Venezuela70
Morocco67
Ireland66
Slovenia65
Norway64
Bulgaria63
Lithuania62
Finland55
Nigeria55
Uzbekistan54
Azerbaijan53
Iran53
North Korea51
Jamaica49
Kenya47
Latvia46
Slovakia46
Chinese Taipei44
Hong Kong42
Algeria39
Israel37
Thailand37
Ecuador36
Chile35
Dominican Republic35
Ethiopia35
Georgia35
Angola34
Cameroon33
Estonia33
Montenegro33
Senegal31
Malaysia30
Trinidad and Tobago30
Mongolia29
Uruguay29
Honduras27
Iceland27
United Arab Emirates26
Armenia25
Gabon24
Puerto Rico24
Bahamas23
Singapore23
Indonesia22
Moldova22
Pakistan21
Guatemala19
Saudi Arabia19
Vietnam18
Peru16
Tajikistan16
Uganda16
Bahrain14
Kyrgyzstan14
Cyprus13
Eritrea12
Qatar12
Albania11
Costa Rica11
Kuwait11
Mauritius11
Philippines11
Côte d'Ivoire10
El Salvador10
Grenada10
Lebanon10
Syria10
Turkmenistan10
Fiji9
Ghana9
Jordan9
Luxembourg9
Namibia9
Bermuda8
Cook Islands8
Guam8
Iraq8
Papua New Guinea8
Paraguay8
Samoa8
Zambia8
Congo7
Madagascar7
Panama7
Rwanda7
Saint Kitts and Nevis7
Sri Lanka7
Tanzania7
Virgin Islands7
Zimbabwe7
Afghanistan6
Andorra6
Barbados6
Bosnia and Herzegovina6
Burundi6
Cambodia6
Central African Republic6
Djibouti6
Guyana6
Mali6
Micronesia6
Monaco6
Mozambique6
Myanmar6
Nicaragua6
Niger6
Seychelles6
Sudan6
Togo6
American Samoa5
Antigua and Barbuda5
Bangladesh5
Benin5
Bolivia5
Burkina Faso5
Cayman Islands5
Haiti5
Libya5
Maldives5
Malta5
Nepal5
Palau5
Palestine5
Suriname5
Vanuatu5
Aruba4
Botswana4
DR Congo4
Guinea4
Lesotho4
Liberia4
Macedonia4
Marshall Islands4
Oman4
Saint Lucia4
San Marino4
Solomon Islands4
Yemen4
Belize3
Brunei3
Cape Verde3
Chad3
Comoros3
Kiribati3
Laos3
Liechtenstein3
Malawi3
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines3
Swaziland3
Tonga3
Tuvalu3
Bhutan2
British Virgin Islands2
Dominica2
Equatorial Guinea2
Gambia2
Mauritania2
Nauru2
São Tomé and Príncipe2
Sierra Leone2
Somalia2
Timor2

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Editor's Summary: Ultra-slim at one-inch thin and just 3 pounds light, the TravelMate B113 easily fits students' backpacks without adding excess weight. Full-featured TravelMate notebooks outfitted with up to the latest "Ivy Bridge" 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3 processors and Windows 8 Pro and Windows 7 Professional operating systems

Acer America Expands Sales of Popular C7 Chromebook

New Acer Veriton 4620G Commercial Desktops Deliver Speed, Management and Security in a Tool-Less Design
Editor's Summary: Options include a high-performance third generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor that provides significant application and graphics performance benefits compared to prior generations. Two DisplayPorts and a DVI port with a VGA converter included in the box enable connectivity to three monitors at once for multitasking and boosting productivity

Acer Does It Again: Consumers Have the Opportunity to Win an Acer Aspire S7 Touch Ultrabook Every Day Through the End of 2012
Acer America unveiled the Acer S7 Select sweepstakes, the latest generation of its exciting Facebook campaigns for devoted fans. Acer fans have the opportunity to select friends that best match the attributes of the Aspire S7 -- stylish, brilliant, cool, smooth, strong, inspirational and connected -- and a chance to win the product every day on Facebook through the end of 2012

Atkins (WS) PLC announces Half Yearly Report

WS Atkins plc Half Year Financial Report for the Six Months Ended 30 September 2012
Design and engineering consultancy group WS Atkins plc (Atkins) (LSE: ATK) today announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2012.

Acer Named as CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
Acer today announced it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its Aspire S7 Ultrabooks

Acer America's New C7 Chromebook: Secure, Speedy and Simple
Editor's Summary: Available for purchase starting tomorrow in the U.S. through Google Play, Best Buy stores and BestBuy

Broadcasters Around the World Use TVUPack for Live Coverage of 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in portable live broadcast solutions, announced today that leading broadcasters around the world relied upon TVUPack 3G/4G mobile uplink solutions to broadcast live results of the U.S. local, national and presidential elections.

New Acer Veriton Z2650G Professional All-in-One Combines Space, Cost and Power-Efficiency
Editor's Summary: 20-inch widescreen LCD display with a 1600 x 900 resolution provides crystal-clear visuals Windows 8 Pro and Windows 7 Professional operating systems TPM 1

Ed Sheeran to Tour With Taylor Swift; Acclaimed British Singer/Songwriter Named Special Guest on Hugely Anticipated "The RED Tour"; North American Trek Begins March 13th in Omaha
Elektra recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced plans to support Taylor Swift as a special guest on her hugely anticipated "The RED Tour." The North American dates get underway March 13th in Omaha, Nebraska, and then continue through mid-September (see below itinerary)

As Kaohsiung Hosts 2013 Asia Pacific Cities Summit Mayor Chu Chen and Lord Mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk Declare Official Opening at Launch Ceremony
Kaohsiung will be hosting the biennial Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) in the autumn of 2013. The mayor of Kaohsiung, Chu Chen, and the Lord Mayor of Brisbane presided over the official launch event and welcomed participants from world class cities, including China, to attend the summit held on the 9th to 11th of September next year.

A Post-Olympics Study by Research Now: the Games' True Legacy
Following the London 2012 Olympics, the media have attempted to identify the "real" legacy left by the Games. Is it urban gentrification, improvements in public transport, or even support for London Mayor Boris Johnson that is the most powerful legacy?

Pocket Size Power Player: Acer Introduces Iconia A110 Tablet
Editor's Summary: Acer Iconia Tab A110 is a lightweight, pocket-sized 7-inch multi-touch tablet available Oct. 30 for $229.99 Powered by the latest Android™ 4.1 "Jelly Bean" operating system and NVIDIA's Tegra™ 3 quad-core processor Provides up to 7

Acer's Newest Consumer Desktops Offer Big Power and Smart Ergonomics; Shipping to Customers in Canada
Editor's Summary: The new Acer Aspire M and X Series feature Windows 8, a savvy new ergonomic design and all the essentials for personal productivity and digital entertainment

Saina confident of good show in 2012 Olympics
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said that she was confident of meeting the massive expectations on her during the 2012 London Olympics.

Its finally splitsville for Stephanie Rice and Quade Cooper
Stephanie Rice and Quade Cooper have officially announced their break up.

Brit police clamp down on websites aiming to dupe Olympics visitors
Detectives from UK's top cyber crime unit have spotted out various websites, which are targeting Olympic visitors by using Olympic images.

India's preparation well on track for London Olympics: Maken
Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken has said that India's preparations for the 2012 London Olympics are well on track.

Aisam-ul Haq says marriage won't affect aim of becoming No.1 doubles player
Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi said that his marriage would not deter him from trying to achieve his target of becoming the top ranked doubles player.

Britons without parking permit to face œ200 fine during London Olympics
People living in Britain will face fines of up to 200 pounds a day during 2012 Olympics if they do not have permits to park their vehicles.

6 Brit athletes pose as angels for sports mag
Six British Olympic hopefuls posed as angels for a sports magazine photoshoot for Christmas and as a build up to 2012 London Olympics.

Great Britain's female Olympic hopefuls pose in lingerie for charity shoot
Female members from Great Britain's team took out time from their schedule to pose for a charity calendar ahead of the 2012 Olympics.

NADA bans six Indian women athletes
The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) today announced one year ban for each of the six women althletes who had flunked dope tests for banned steroids.

No intelligence found by US on Christmas, New Year terror plots this year
For the first time in more than a decade, there is "no active intelligence" suggesting a possibility of a terror attack aimed at spoiling Christmas and New Year's celebrations, the US counter-terrorism officials have said.

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