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Danny Boyle previews London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony will be held in the Old Park in Stratford in East London From 27 Jan 2012.

Events will also be held in other venues across London and the UK (England, Scotland, and Wales).

With six months to go until the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, Artistic Director Danny Boyle and Ceremonies Executive Producer Stephen Daldry give an insight into the show.

26 Olympic sports will be

Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Table Tennis, Canoe and Kayak, Tennis, Cycling, Equestrian, Volleyball, Shooting, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Taekwondo, Wrestling, Triathlon, Weightlifting.

The 20 Paralympic sports will be

Football (7-a-side), Football (5-a-side), Goalball, Paralympic Equestrian, Paralympic Cycling, Paralympic Rowing, Boccia, Paralympic Athletics, Paralympic Shooting, Paralympic Swimming, Paralympic Table Tennis, Volleyball (sitting), Wheelchair Fencing, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis, Wheelchair Basketball, Paralympic Archery, Paralympic Sailing, Paralympic Powerlifting, Paralympic Judo,

Olympic Park Venues

Aquatics Centre, Basketball Arena, Eton Manor, Handball Arena, Hockey Centre, Olympic Stadium, VeloPark,

London Olympic Venues

Earls Court, ExCeL London, Greenwich Park, Horse Guards Parade, Hyde Park, Lord’s Cricket Ground. Millennium Dome( Arena 1, arena 2), Regents Park, The Royal Artillery Barracks, Wembley Stadium, Wimbledon,

Out of London Olympic Games venues:
The Broxbourne White Water Canoe Centre, Eton Dorney, Hadleigh Farm, Hampden Park, The Millennium Stadium, Old Trafford, St James’ Park, Villa Park, Weymouth Bay, and Portland Harbour.

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