The US women’s team has won its first soccer game, but the official opening of the London Olympic Games won’t be until Friday. The world is beginning to focus on London as the Torch has been carried through the streets of the city. Celebrities and politicians are turning up, including Mitt Romney, who caused a minor stir with these comments about security preparations. Romney backpedaled a bit later. He’s visiting London as part of his presidential campaign, and as the man who saved the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
The London Olympics Begin
- Nick Harris - sports news reporter for the Independent
- Alan Abrahamson - 3 Wire Sports / USC - @alanabrahamson
- Adam Minter - author of the book “"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale." - @AdamMinter
- Adharanand Finn - Editor at The Guardian, Author of Running With the Kenyans - @adharanand