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From the Horseguards Palace to the Aquatics centre, London's Olympic sporting venues for the 2012 Summer Games a mix of the iconic and the brand new

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The Olympic Stadium with the figure 1 mown into the grass to mark one year to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, is seen in this undated aerial photograph released in London on July 27, 2011. REUTERS/LOCOG/Handout (BRITAIN - Tags: CITYSCAPE SPORT OLYMPICS IMAGES OF THE DAY) NO COMMERCIAL OR BOOK SALES. NO SALES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Olympic Stadium which will host the athletics events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Greenwich Park which will host equestrian events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the North Greenwich Arena, also known as The Dome, which will host Artistic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Basketball andWheelchair Basketball events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Basketball Arena which will host Basketball events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Velodrome which will host Cyclingl events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Athletes Village which will be used during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of The Mall which will host the Marathon and Race Walk and Road Cycling events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Earls Court which will host Volleyball events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Horseguards Parade which will host Beach Volleyball events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Aquatics Centre (r) which will host Swimming events with the Water Polo Arena which will host Water Polo during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Wimbledon, home of AELTC which will host the Tennis events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Lord's Cricket Ground which will host Archery events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Wembley Stadium which will host football events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Hyde Park and the Serpentine which will host Triathlon and Marathon Swimming events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Stratford Interchange, the main station for the Olympic Park for the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Main Press Centre which will be used during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of Wimbledon, home of AELTC which will host the Tennis events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Lee Valley White Water Centre which will host the Canoe Slalom events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the Royal Artillery Barracks which will host Shooting events during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Aerial view of the ExCel which will host a range of events including Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Table Tennis and Taekwondo during the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

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