The XXX Olympiad got underway on 27th July 2012 as London hosts the Olympic Games. The London 2012 Olympic Games will have twenty-six different sports and thirty-nine different disciplines, featuring thousands of athletes from hundreds of countries across the world. Betting on the London 2012 games is sure to be very popular and the Betting Directory will have all the latest odds from the top events, betting news in the lead up to the Games and throughout, plus all the best special offers and free-bets from some of the most established and secure online bookmakers.
The countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games in London is over and we've got all the latest news involving the big event right here. As all the British athletes bid for gold at the Olympic venues, you won't miss a thing right here on the Betting Directory.
Alistair Brownlee confirmed pre-race favourtism in the Triathlon by taking gold whilst his brother Johnny took bronze, whilst down at Weymouth, Nick Dempsey took silver medal in the men's windsurfing.
The Equestian dressage team emulated the jumpers by winning gold in the Dressage on Tuesday, while Charlotte Dujardin landed gold in the individual dressage on Thursday. High jumper Robbie Grabanz won bronze in the field event.
There were more gold winning displays in the cycling from the Velodrome on Tuesday Sir Chris Hoy became the most decorated British Olympian winning his sixth gold in the Men's Kierin. Laura Trott won the Women's Ominuim, whilst Victoria Pendleton signed off with a silver in the Women's sprint.
Thursday was another golden day for Great Britain after Dujardin's equestrian heroics as Nicola Adams became the first woman to win boxing gold, while teenager Jade Jones became the country's first ever taekwondo gold medallist.
Saturday night was a thrilling evening of athletics as Mo Farah won his second gold medal of the summer, this time in the 5,000m, Jamaica broke the world record in winning the 4 x 100m final and Tom Daley took bronze in the 10m Platform Diving.
The all important odds for the top events will begin to start going up from bookmakers the closer we get to London 2012. Athletics is sure to be a keenly bet on sport, but with strong British interest in the swimming, cycling and rowing, there's sure to be a extensive range of events to bet on throughout the Olympics.
|3.||Great Britain & Northern Ireland||29||16||19||64|
The medals table shows exactly how each nation is doing and you can even bet on which nation will accumulate the most medals at the 2012 Olympics. The table will be updated each day, detailing all the gold, sliver and bronze medlas won at the London games.
The 2012 Olympic Games in London will feature events from 26 different sports, many of which you will be able to bet on. Whether it is Athletics or Archery, Cycling or Rowing, we'll have all the latest odds here and a detailed look at each of the major sports with significant interest from a British competitor point of view.
Track and Field Odds
|Event||Men's Final||Women's Final|
|100 Metres Odds||5th Aug||4th Aug|
|100 Metre Hurdles Odds||-||7th Aug|
|110 Metre Hurdles Odds||8th Aug||-|
|200 Metres Odds||9th Aug||8th Aug|
|400 Metres Odds||6th Aug||5th Aug|
|400 Metre Hurdles Odds||6th Aug||8th Aug|
|800 Metres Odds||9th Aug||11th Aug|
|1500 Metres Odds||7th Aug||10th Aug|
|3000 Metre Steeplechase Odds||5th Aug||6th Aug|
|5000 Metres Odds||11th Aug||10th Aug|
|10,000 Metres Odds||4th Aug||3rd Aug|
|4x400 Metres Relay Odds||10th Aug||11th Aug|
|4x100 Metres Odds||11th Aug||10th Aug|
|Marathon Odds||5th Aug||12th Aug|
|Heptathlon Odds||-||4th Aug|
|Decathlon Odds||9th Aug||-|
|Discus Odds||7th Aug||4th Aug|
|Javelin Odds||11th Aug||9th Aug|
|Hammer Odds||5th Aug||10th Aug|
|Shot Put Odds||3rd Aug||6th Aug|
|Pole Vault Odds||10th Aug||6th Aug|
|Long Jump Odds||4th Aug||8th Aug|
|Triple Jump Odds||9th Aug||5th Aug|
|High Jump Odds||7th Aug||11th Aug|
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