Let the London Games begin

Let the London Games begin

Epic opening ceremony touches on British history, musical prowess
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Fireworks brought the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London to a close Friday after a riveting event directed by Academy Award-winning film director Danny Boyle. Boyle won his Oscar for directing “Slumdog Millionare.”
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The Olympic cauldron was lit by seven teenage athletes. Together, they touched flaming torches to trumpet-like tubes that spread into a ring of fire
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U.S. men’s basketball player Kobe Bryant was among the American contingent that marched behind the flag in Friday’s opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
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International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams were among the throng that welcomed Queen Elizabeth II to the dais after she appeared in a video alongside actor Daniel Craig, who portrayed James Bond, at Friday’s opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
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Fencer Mariel Zagunis had the honor of carrying the American flag during Friday’s opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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Paul McCartney closed the opening ceremony with a rendition of “Hey Jude” on Friday in London.

Let the London Games begin

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Fireworks brought the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London to a close Friday after a riveting event directed by Academy Award-winning film director Danny Boyle. Boyle won his Oscar for directing “Slumdog Millionare.”
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The Olympic cauldron was lit by seven teenage athletes. Together, they touched flaming torches to trumpet-like tubes that spread into a ring of fire
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U.S. men’s basketball player Kobe Bryant was among the American contingent that marched behind the flag in Friday’s opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
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International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams were among the throng that welcomed Queen Elizabeth II to the dais after she appeared in a video alongside actor Daniel Craig, who portrayed James Bond, at Friday’s opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
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Fencer Mariel Zagunis had the honor of carrying the American flag during Friday’s opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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Paul McCartney closed the opening ceremony with a rendition of “Hey Jude” on Friday in London.
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