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London 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics runs from 27th July to 12th August. Athletes from 205 different countries are expected to compete in 26 Olympic sports at the 2012 games.

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Jamaican Olympic team's welcome dinner hosted by Birmingham University

The Jamaican Olympic team will attend an official welcome dinner hosted by Birmingham University this evening.

The city's Jamaican population has welcomed the athletes as the country celebrates 50 years of independence.

The team arrived at the weekend and are using the university's facilities as a training base ahead of the games. The university believes it is a great chance to show what the second city has to offer.

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