2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12

Olympic Venues

Olympic Stadium Text: By Tim Newcomb, SI.com
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Olympic Stadium

Make no mistake, Olympic Stadium, the centerpiece of the new 600-acre Olympic Park will get plenty of face time during the opening and closing ceremonies and the track and field events, but the understated design focuses on practicality, not Beijing-esque glitz (other, smaller facilities will accomplish that feat).
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