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Some Fun Facts about the Games:
- The Hunger Games can single-handedly accept credit for Archery's massive boost in popularity
- Canadian Coaches will be earning $15k per Gold Medal won
- Canada sends 277 Athletes in a total 24 Sports at this edition of the Games
- Director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) is the Artistic Director behind this year's $42-million Opening Ceremony. 60k will be in attendance live at the Olympic Stadium, while 1 billion are expected to tune-in on Television globally; Sir Paul McCartney headlines.
- The Queen, William & Kate, David Beckham, Brad & Angelina, Barrack & Michelle Obama are among the Elite attending the Opening Ceremony.
- 4 billion Spectators are expected Worldwide over the course of the Games
- Musical Acts like The Wanted, Dizzee Rascal and Mark Ronson played the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay in Hyde Park.
- The Closing Night Ceremony boasts a spectacular Line-up being dubbed A Symphony of British Music with the likes of Russell Brand, One Direction, Spice Girls, Take That, Ed Sheeran, Queen and more expected to appear.
- Survival by Muse is the official Song of the Games
Click here for the official Olympic Schedule.
CTV will be providing Canadians full access to all the Action.
(Photo credit: Wolff Olins)