London Olympics India News: Begins campaign with archery at London – Opening tonight


The 2012 Olympic Games open in London tonight. Around 15,000 artists will perform at the opening ceremony, which will begin at 1:30 AM Indian Standard Time.

Slumdog Millionaire Director Danny Boyle is the Artistic Director for the ceremony, titled, ‘Isles of Wonder’. A day before the opening ceremony, Bollywood cinestar Amitabh Bachchan carried the Olympic torch at Southwarkin in London

With Archery, India’s campaign for this year’s Olympics will kick off today. 6 Indian Archers are participating in the event and will be looking to give India a ballistic start to this year’s Summer Games.

Meanwhile, the Men’s Football event of the Games yesterday began with a major upset. World Champions and the Euro Cup 2012 winners Spain were stunned by Japan, 1-0, in their opening Group-D encounter.

Jul 27,  9:24 AM | Source:


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