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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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Olympic football preparations at Old Trafford

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.

The Olympic rings in place at the Old Trafford ground Credit: ITV Granada

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 V Senegal scarf Credit: ITV Granada

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