London: The 205 teams marching at the London Olympics opening ceremony will be controlled with a "secret device" to ensure they do not delay the parade, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
Several thousand athletes representing 205 nations and the four marching under the Olympic flag will walk at a similar pace with the help of the device, the IOC's Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli said.
IOC member Richard Pound said earlier on Tuesday it was a "shamble" the way athletes took pictures, videos and sent messages during past Games' team parades which delayed the procession.
"We have been working quite hard and have been training on how we are going to make it happen," Felli said....more
09:20 AM, Jul 25, 2012