The first of nine Olympic football games at Old Trafford will take place today. Team GB take on Senegal in the men's football event.
It's been more than five decades since Great Britain fielded a men's team to compete in the football tournament.
Manchester United's own Ryan Giggs will captain the team.
Team GB's Beth Tweddle will switch on this year's Blackpool Illuminations. The Bunbury gymnast won bronze on the uneven bars at the Olympics
Gary Barlow has been praised by fellow celebrities for honouring his commitment to perform at the Olympics Closing Ceremony.
They say what you don't know can't hurt you. Maybe that's why so many were sceptical when London was awarded the 'Greatest show on Earth.'