Work is underway to install huge replica Olympic rings at Cardiff's City Hall.
The 5.7 metre rings, in the traditional colours of blue, black, red, yellow and green, will be above the lawn fountain.
The Millennium Stadium will host the Olympics' first events - two women's football matches in July.
Royal Mail says the seven post boxes in Wales painted gold to mark Olympic and Paralympic triumphs will remain so permanently.
Hundreds of people turned out, as Paralympic cycling champion Mark Colbourne was given the freedom of his home town.
Paralympic hero Mark Colbourne will be welcomed back to his home town today.