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Previews ahead of London 2012 Olympic Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 15: A general view of the Hockey Stadium at the Olympic Park on July 15, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

Olympic Park, London

24 July 2012

The Olympic Park is a sporting complex which will be used for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics. It will contain the athletes' Village and several  of the sporting venues including the Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre. The park will be overlooked by ArcelorMittal Orbit, an observation tower and Britain's largest piece of  public art. After the Olympics, the park is to be known as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.