BBC Sydney 2000 opening sequence
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London 2012: How past Olympics looked on the BBC

The summer Olympic Games are a huge TV operation and the hours of BBC coverage are usually marked with a dramatic opening sequence and music.

From the Los Angeles Games of 1984, to Beijng in 2008, this clip looks back at some of the opening titles used by the BBC. (Atlanta 1996 omitted for copyright reasons).

London 2012 from the BBC

  • 24 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK