From the exciting and no doubt spectacular opening ceremony on the 27th of July until the closing ceremony on the 12th August, the 2012 Olympic Games are taking place in London, England, this will be the third time the Games have been held in London as they were also there in 1908 and in 1948. The relay of the golden Olympic torch starts at Land’s End, Cornwall on the 19th of May and will travel through 1,018 places around the UK as anticipation for the games builds. On its final day it will travel down the River Thames to Olympic Park for the opening ceremony on the 27th of July 2012.
145 nations have at the least one athlete qualified as of the date of January 12th 2012. The Summer Games programme has 29 sports and 39 disciplines. The organisers try to out-do the previous Games and this year will be no exception.
There are 21 days left before its coming while waiting for this great event in 2012.
Olympics Flash Game - Stickman Olympics
Here is an online flash game named "Stickman Olympics" made by Tori Monster Studios LTD. The stickman in this game need to compete in four Olympics track and field events, including the long jump, hurdles, hammer and javenlin.
Play Stickman Olympics Online
The sport of track and field has its roots in human prehistory. Track and field-style events are among the oldest of all sporting competitions, as running, jumping and throwing are natural and universal forms of human physical expression. So, let's join these classical events now!
- Long Jump Tap the keys Z and M in time with the step gauge to go faster. When you reach the line, press space to jump.
- Hurdles Tap the keys Z and M in time with the step gauge to go faster. When you reach a hurdle, press space to jump.
- Javenlin Tap the keys Z and M in time with the step gauge to go faster. Throw before you reach the second line by hitting the space bar. When the angle finder appears press the space to bar to select the angle of your throw.
- Hammer Tap the keys Z and M in time with the step gauge to go faster. When you reach the line press Space to throw the hammer. Throw when the hammer is at the lowest point in front of Stickman.