London Games are ahead of schedule

Exactly one year to go until the 2012 Olympic Games, and key figures are impressed with the city's progress.

    With exactly one year to go to the 2012 Olympic Games, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and President of the IOC Jacques Rogge say London is definitely ready for the world's biggest sporting event.

    While the media explored the new aquatics centre, the public celebrated the one year landmark in Trafalgar Square.

    Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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