Team Egypt travels by Tube

The Olympic Games Lanes have proved controversial in London. But today, Team Egypt chose to make their way around the capital using London Underground. They were pictured on the Central Line by Phil Reay-Smith.

Team Egypt on the Central Line
Team Egypt on the Central Line Credit: Twitter/@philreaysmith

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Queen visits Olympic village

The Queen has opened the Games after an actor dressed as Her Majesty parachuted into the stadium. Seven British Olympic hopefuls carried the Torch around the stadium and lit copper petals representing the 204 competing nations to form a cauldron.