(ATR) As the countdown to the vote for the 2012 Olympic host city reaches 75 days, London unveiled a Countdown Clock in Trafalgar Square.

â??I know that winning the right to host the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games here in London would be a huge boost to the capital, the UK and the Olympic Movement,â? said Cherie Blair, leading bid ambassador for London 2012.

Sebastian Coe, Chairman for London 2012, agrees that London has a good chance to host the games. â??I believe that London has a winning blueprint and just this week the Mayor announced that a new hockey facility will be built in London regardless of the outcome of the bid.â?

More on the 2012 race the weekâ??s Olympics news in the April 15 issue of Around the Rings.Com, for subscribers only.

For more on the Olympic sports program, see the latest Around the Rings Special Edition, now online at www.aroundtherings.com.





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