London Olympic Opening Ceremony.
London Olympic Opening Ceremony. Getty Images Sport - Stu Forster

Opening ceremony lights up London

THE wait is finally over.

The world will turn its eyes to Great Britain as London ushers in the 30th edition of the Olympic games with a spectacular opening ceremony.

It has been four long years since Beijing last hosted the games and many are expecting London to not only trump its Asian counterpart, but host one of the greatest Olympics in history.

The Olympic torch has already passed the mighty Thames and it will not be long before it enters the Olympic Stadium and official begins a fortnight of drama, heroics and passion.

One of the great spectacles of modern sport, the Olympic opening ceremony is a showcase of light, sound and excitement.

Masterminded by Oscar winning director Danny Boyle, London's version will be showcased in front of a sell-out crowd.


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