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2012 London Olympics – 27 July to 12 August

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games (Games of the XXX Olympiad ) will be held in in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012, the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times,having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.

Indian Hockey Out of Olympics – first time in 80 years

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Six consecutive Olympic gold medal winner hockey champion INDIA, for the first time in 80 years (since their debut in 1928) will not have the men’s hockey team part in 2008 Beijing Olympics.

A heartbroken hockey fraternity reacted with anger as India lost to Great Britain in the final of the Olympic qualifiers 2-0 in Santiago on Sunday night (early Monday morning IST).