London Olympics Timetable and schedule archive 2012


What are the dates of the events at the 2012 London Olympics? What is the London 2012 Olympic football schedule? Where can I download the full schedule of the 2012 London Olympic Games? This article gives answers to these questions and provides both the dates and venues of each event during the 2012 London Olympics.

26 sports and 38 disciplines - these sports & disciplines are going to be the center of attention in July-August next year, when the world's largest sporting spectacle is hosted by London. Yes! The countdown for the 2012 London Olympics has already begun.

So start checking off the dates of your favourite events on your calendar right away.

Note:
(1) This list of the schedule of events gives only the start & end dates.
For specific categories and times of events, please refer:
Download pdf format of 2012 London Olympic competition schedule
(2) All competition schedules are subject to change at any time.

Final and complete list of 2012 London Olympics events schedule


1. Ceremonies:-
(a) Opening Ceremony: 27th July 2011
Venue: Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park

2. Closing Ceremony: 12th August 2011
Venue: Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park

3. Archery: 27th July - 3rd August
Venue: Lord's Cricket Ground

4. Athletics: 3 Aug - 11 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Olympic Stadium

5. Marathon: 5 Aug - 12 Aug

6. Race Walk: 4 Aug - 11 Aug

7. Badminton: 28 July - 5 Aug
Venue: Wembley Arena

8. Basketball: 28 July - 12 Aug
* Venue 1: Olympic Park – Basketball Arena Preliminaries, women's quarter-finals
* Venue 2: North Greenwich Arena Men's quarter-finals and women's semi-finals onwards

9. Beach Volleyball: 28 July - 9 Aug
Venue: Horse Guards Parade

10. Boxing: 28 July - 12 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

11. Canoe Slalom: 29 July - 2 Aug
Venue: Lee Valley White Water Centre, Hertfordshire

12. Canoe Sprint: 6 Aug - 11 Aug
Venue: Eton Dorney, Buckinghamshire

13. Cycling - BMX: 8 Aug - 10 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – BMX Circuit

14. Cycling - Mountain Bike: 11 Aug - 12 Aug
Venue: Hadleigh Farm, Essex

15. Cycling - Road: 28 July, 29 July, 1 Aug
Venue: The Mall (Road Race only)

16. Cycling - Track: 2 Aug - 7 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Velodrome

17. Diving: 29 July - 11 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Aquatics Centre

18. Equestrian - Dressage: 2 Aug-3 Aug / 7 Aug / 9 Aug
Venue: Greenwich Park

19. Equestrian - Eventing: 28 July - 31 July
(note – the cross country event on 30th July is standing only)

20. Equestrian - Jumping: 4 Aug – 8 Aug

21. Fencing: 28 July - 5 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

22. Football: 25 July - 11 Aug
Venues:
* City of Coventry Stadium, Coventry
* Hampden Park, Glasgow
* Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
* Old Trafford, Manchester
* St James' Park, Newcastle
* Wembley Stadium

23. Gymnastics – Artistic: 28 July - 7 Aug

24. Gymnastics - Rhythmic: 9 Aug - 12 Aug
Venue: Wembley Arena

25. Gymnastics - Trampoline: 3 Aug – 4 Aug
Venue: North Greenwich Arena

26. Handball: 28 July - 12 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park

27. Hockey: 29 July - 11 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Hockey Centre

28. Judo: 28 July - 3 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

29. Modern Pentathlon: 11 Aug - 12 Aug
Venues:
* Olympic Park – Handball Arena - fencing
* Olympic Park – Aquatics Centre - swimming
* Greenwich Park – riding & combined event

30. Rowing: 28 July - 4 Aug
Venue: Eton Dorney, Buckinghamshire

31. Sailing: 29 July - 11 Aug
Venue: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset

32. Shooting: 28 July - 6 Aug
Venue: The Royal Artillery Barracks

33. Swimming: 28 July - 4 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Aquatics Centre

34. Swimming - Marathon: 9 Aug (women's event) / 10 Aug (men's event)
Venue: Hyde Park

35. Synchronised Swimming: 5 Aug - 10 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Aquatics Centre

36. Table Tennis: 28 July - 8 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

37. Taekwondo: 8 Aug - 11 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

38. Tennis: 28 July - 5 Aug
Venue: Wimbledon

Note: A Ground Pass will give you access to all the tennis courts on which competition is taking place except for the Centre Court and No.1 Court. There are both seated & standing areas, and access to individual courts is subject to capacity.

39. Triathlon: 4 Aug (women's event) / 7 Aug (men's event)
Hyde Park

40. Volleyball: 28 July - 12 Aug
Venue: Earls Court

41. Water Polo: 29 July - 12 Aug
Venue: Olympic Park – Water Polo Arena

42. Weightlifting: 28 July - 7 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

43. Wrestling - Freestyle: 8 Aug - 12 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

40. Wrestling - Greco-Roman: 5 Aug - 7 Aug
Venue: ExCeL

Note: the schedule is subject to change, so before the events, do check out the official website of the 2012 London Games. .


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