London Olympic Venues, Village Starting to Take Form As Construction Continues in Preparation for 2012 Games


The countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games in London has begun as people all over the world are looking forward to watching the best athletes on the planet to compete in one of the greatest cities in the world.

As of Friday, the Games are 357 days away. How many gold medals will the United States take home this time around? Who will be next year’s Michael Phelps and steal the hearts of the nation?

While there’s plenty of time to go between now and the opening ceremonies, let’s take a look at how things have been going overseas as London prepares to host the biggest summer bash of the year.

Click here to check out some photos and renderings of the Olympic venues as they near completion>>

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