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London Olympics 2012

London Olympics 2012 Betting Guide

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.

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Latest Olympics News

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.

London 2012 Olympics Odds

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.

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London 2012 Medals Table

RankCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1.United States462929104
2.China38272287
3.Great Britain & Northern Ireland29161964
4.Russia24253382
5.South Korea138728

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.

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Olympic Events

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

EventMen's FinalWomen's Final
100 Metres Odds5th Aug4th Aug
100 Metre Hurdles Odds-7th Aug
110 Metre Hurdles Odds8th Aug-
200 Metres Odds9th Aug8th Aug
400 Metres Odds6th Aug5th Aug
400 Metre Hurdles Odds6th Aug8th Aug
800 Metres Odds9th Aug11th Aug
1500 Metres Odds7th Aug10th Aug
3000 Metre Steeplechase Odds5th Aug6th Aug
5000 Metres Odds11th Aug10th Aug
10,000 Metres Odds4th Aug3rd Aug
4x400 Metres Relay Odds10th Aug11th Aug
4x100 Metres Odds11th Aug10th Aug
Marathon Odds5th Aug12th Aug
Heptathlon Odds-4th Aug
Decathlon Odds9th Aug-
Discus Odds7th Aug4th Aug
Javelin Odds11th Aug9th Aug
Hammer Odds5th Aug10th Aug
Shot Put Odds3rd Aug6th Aug
Pole Vault Odds10th Aug6th Aug
Long Jump Odds4th Aug8th Aug
Triple Jump Odds9th Aug5th Aug
High Jump Odds7th Aug11th Aug

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Olympics Free Bets

The 2012 London Olympics is set to be a huge betting event. If you have never had a bet online before, all of the bookmakers featured on the Betting Directory offer free bets for new customers. Visit our dedicated page to get the latest free bets and special offers for the London Games in 2012.

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