GOING FOR GOLD: THE LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

This month, the world’s most illustrious sporting spectacle will begin in one of its biggest and most iconic cities. From 27 July until 12 August more than 10,000 outstanding athletes will compete for 204 nations in the 2012 London Olympic Games. London will also host the world’s 4,000 finest disabled athletes in the Paralympic Games, from 29 August to 9 September. Their achievements will grab headlines across the globe – but it isn’t only in the stadiums where the adrenaline will be running high. There is Olympic-themed fun to be had all over Britain this summer and autumn, so your next visit is sure to be a personal best…