London 2012 Olympic venues: which event, when

Each of the London 2012 Olympic venues – with the sports they will host and the dates they will be staged

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London 2012 Olympics: Friday July 27-Sunday August 12

All venues are in London unless otherwise stated

OLYMPIC PARK VENUES
Where? Stratford, E15
Nearest Tube station: Stratford and West Ham

Olympic Stadium
Events: Opening Ceremony, Friday July 27
Closing Ceremony, Sunday August 12
Athletics (track, field and combined events), Friday August 3-Sunday August 12

Aquatics Centre
Events: Diving, Sunday July 29-Saturday August 11
Modern Pentathlon (swimming), Saturday August 11-Sunday August 12
Swimming (pool events), Saturday July 28-Saturday August 4
Synchronised Swimming, Sunday August 5-Friday August 10

Basketball Arena
Events: Basketball (preliminaries, women’s quarter finals), Saturday July 28-Tuesday August 7
Handball (men’s quarter-finals, all semi-finals and finals), Wednesday August 8-Sunday August 12

BMX Track
Events: BMX Cycling, Wednesday August 8-Friday August 10

Handball Arena
Events: Handball (preliminaries, women’s quarter-finals), Saturday July 28-Tuesday August 7
Modern Pentathlon (fencing), Saturday August 11-Sunday August 12

Hockey Centre
Events: Hockey, Sunday July 29-Saturday August 11

Velodrome
Events: Track Cycling, Thursday August 2-Tuesday August 7

Water Polo Arena
Events: Water Polo, Sunday July 29-Sunday August 12

OTHER VENUES

Wimbledon: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Where? Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19 5AE
Nearest Tube station/train: Southfields and Wimbledon
Events: Tennis, Saturday July 28-Sunday August 5

City of Coventry Stadium
Where? Coventry, CV6 6GE
Nearest train: Coventry
Events:
Football, Wednesday July 25-Saturday August 11

Earl’s Court One
Where? Warwick Road, Earl’s Court, SW5 9TA
Nearest Tube station: Earl’s Court
Events: Volleyball, Saturday July 28-Sunday August 12

Eton Dorney
Where? Dorney Lake, Buckinghamshire
Nearest train: Slough, Windsor & Eton and Maidenhead (shuttle buses available from all)
Events: Canoe Sprint, Monday August 6-Saturday August 11
Rowing, Saturday July 28-Saturday August 4

Excel Centre
Where? One Western Way, Victoria Docks, E16 1XL
Nearest Tube station: Custom House (DLR) and West Silvertown (DLR)
Events: Boxing, Saturday July 28-Sunday August 12
Fencing, Saturday July 28-Sunday August 5
Judo, Saturday July 28-Friday August 3
Table Tennis, Saturday July 28-Wednesday August 8
Taekwondo, Wednesday August 8-Saturday August 11
Weightlifting, Saturday July 28-Tuesday August 7
Wrestling (Freestyle and Greco-Roman), Sunday August 5-Sunday August 12

Greenwich Park
Where? Romney Road, Greenwich, SE10
Nearest Tube station: Greenwich and Blackheath
Events: Equestrian Dressage, Thursday August 2-Thursday August 9
Equestrian Eventing, Saturday July 28-Tuesday July 31
Equestrian Jumping, Saturday August 4-Wednesday August 8
Modern Pentathlon (riding, combined run/shoot event), Saturday August 11-Sunday August 12

Hadleigh Farm
Where? Benfleet, Essex, SS7
Nearest train: Leigh-on-Sea (shuttle bus available)
Events: Mountain Biking, Saturday August 11-Sunday August 12

Hampden Park
Where? Glasgow, Scotland, G42 9BA
Nearest train: Mount Florida
Events: Football, Wednesday July 25-Saturday August 11

Hampton Court Palace
Where? East Molesey, KT8
Nearest train: Hampton Court
Events: Road Cycling (time trial), Wednesday August 1

Horse Guards Parade
Where? Whitehall, SW1A
Nearest Tube station/train: Charing Cross, Green Park and Victoria
Events: Beach Volleyball, Saturday July 28-Thursday August 9

Hyde Park
Where? West London, W1
Nearest Tube station: Hyde Park Corner, Marble Arch, Green Park (step-free access and shuttle bus for those with accessibility needs)
Nearest train: Victoria, Paddington
Events: Swimming (marathon10km), Thursday August 9-Friday August 10
Triathlon, Saturday August 4 and Tuesday August 7

Lee Valley White Water Centre
Where? Station Road, Hertfordshire, EN9 1AB
Nearest train: Cheshunt
Events: Canoe Slalom, Sunday July 29-Thursday August 2

Lord’s Cricket Ground
Where? NW8 8QN
Nearest Tube station: St John’s Wood
Events: Archery, Friday July 27-Friday August 3

Millennium Stadium
Where? Cardiff, Wales, CF10 1NS
Nearest train: Cardiff Central
Events:
Football, Wednesday July 25-Saturday August 11

North Greenwich Arena
Where? Greenwich, SE10
Nearest Tube station: North Greenwich
Events: Artistic Gymnastics: Saturday July 28-Tuesday August 7
Basketball (men’s quarter-finals and women’s semi-finals onwards), Wednesday August 8-Sunday August 12
Trampoline Gymnastics: Friday August 3-Saturday August 4

Old Trafford
Where? Manchester, M16 ORA
Nearest train: Manchester Piccadilly
Events: Football, Wednesday July 25-Saturday August 11

Royal Artillery Barracks
Where? Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18
Nearest train: Woolwich Arsenal (also accessible on the DLR)
Events: Shooting, Saturday July 28-Monday August 6

St James’ Park
Where? Newcastle, NE1 4ST
Nearest train: Newcastle Central
Events: Wednesday July 25-Saturday August 11

The Mall
Where? Whitehall, SW1A
Nearest Tube station/train: Charing Cross and Green Park
Events: Athletics (road events), Friday August 3-Sunday August 12
Road Cycling (road race), Saturday July 28-Wednesday August 1

Wembley Arena
Where? Wembley, HA9
Nearest Tube station: Wembley Park
Events: Badminton, Saturday July 28-Sunday August 5
Rhythmic Gymnastics, Thursday August 9-Sunday August 12

Wembley Stadium
Where? Wembley, HA9
Nearest Tube station: Wembley Park
Events: Football, Wednesday July 25-Saturday August 11

Weymouth and Portland
Where? Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and marina, Dorset, DT5
Nearest train: Weymouth
Events: Sailing, Sunday July 29-Saturday August 11


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