Who are the broadcasters of the 2012 Olympics?
The games in London, together with the 2012 Summer Paralympics were broadcast around the world, with Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), an agency of the International Olympic Committee, serving as the host broadcaster.
Where did London win the right to host the 2012 Olympics?
The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50. Tragically, the celebrations in London were short-lived, being overshadowed by bombings on London’s transport system less than 24 hours after the announcement.
Who was eliminated from the 2012 Summer Olympics?
Moscow was the first city to be eliminated, followed by New York and Madrid. The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50.
Why was tennis not included in the 2012 Olympics?
In tennis, mixed doubles returned to the Olympic programme for the first time since 1924. London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.
Where was the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics held?
The first event, the group stage in women’s football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremony on 27 July. 10,768 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated.
Who are the TV stations for the Olympic Games?
In some cases, one television station indirectly acquired the rights from IOC, namely CVM TV of Jamaica, which bought the rights from the International Media Content Limited (IMC) which has rights throughout the Caribbean. The Games also saw two neighbouring regions sharing one television broadcaster apart from pay-TV.
Who was the home nation broadcaster for the Olympics?
The home nation broadcaster was the BBC, which broadcast up to 5,000 hours of the competition and other material using over 27 channels including the red button, SKY, Freeview, Freesat and online. BBC paid £ 60 million for the rights of the broadcasting.