Olympics 2012

The London 2012 Olympics are upon us and among Team GB are more than 75 athletes from the North West.

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More than 500,000 expected at Old Trafford's Olympic matches

Nine Olympic football matches will be held at Old Trafford, including semi-finals in the mens and women's events.

532,000 people are expected to attend and the North West is expected to gain £1.2bn from these games, mainly through construction and tourism.

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