London Olympics Opening Ceremony

  • Go for Glory: London's spectacular opening show July 28, 2012

    CNN-IBN's sports experts reckon London lived up to its promise of delivering a memorable Olympics opening. ...
  • Beckham to be part of Olympics opening ceremony July 25, 2012

    However, the star England footballer refused to divulge any details in an interview given to CNN. ...
  • 'Secret device' for the opening ceremony march July 25, 2012

    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...
  • Olympic opening: a spectacle minus surprises July 24, 2012

    The London Olympics opening ceremony will be a grand spectacle — but will it be a surprise? In a word, no. Director Danny Boyle wants the details to stay secret and games chief Sebastian Coe has pleaded for insiders to stop leaking details of the extravaganza. But in the age of camera...
  • Hoy to be Britain's flag bearer at Olympics July 23, 2012

    London: Chris Hoy, whose four Olympic gold medals and host of world titles earned him a knighthood, will claim another honour on Friday when he will become the first cyclist to carry the British flag at the London Games opening ceremony. Hoy carried the flag at the 2008 Games closing ceremony...
  • Games Village Mayor justifies denial to India July 22, 2012

    London: The Mayor of the Olympic Games Village Sir Charles Allen on Sunday asserted that India was not the lone country, whose request to defer the welcome ceremony, was turned down. "Yes, we do understand why the Indian officials wanted their welcome ceremony at the Olympic Games Village to be put...