HIGHLIGHTS: #London2012 Opening Ceremony
MANILA, Philippines - Let the games begin!
After seven years of planning, the Games of the XXX Olympiad - the formal designation for the 2012 Summer Olympics - officially began in a gleaming new stadium in a once rundown area of east London with a show devised by "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle.
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