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Bournemouth Echo: Olympic rings tower bridge

After seven years, it's finally here! London 2012 has begun - and here's where you'll find all our coverage.

We're doing daily briefings plus live coverage as our Dorset athletes bid for gold - or if you're not fussed about the sport we'll have a round-up of what else is going on every day.

London 2012: Follow the Team GB parade with our live blog

12:00pm Monday 10th September 2012

A 21-float parade will take 800 of Team GB's athletes on a victory parade around London this afternoon. Follow their progress with our live blog...

Be the next.... Mo Farah

Bournemouth Echo: Mo Farah

10:20am Wednesday 15th August 2012

In a series of features, the Echo is looking at what it takes to succeed in sport - and how you can get started if the Olympics has inspired you.

Chance to cheer on Olympic sailing team at Weymouth Carnival

Bournemouth Echo: GOLDEN GIRLS: Hannah Mills, left, and Saskia Clark

11:42am Tuesday 14th August 2012

MEMBERS of the Team GB sailing team will take part in an open top bus parade through Weymouth and Portland to celebrate their success.

Olympics leads to cut in crime rate in Dorset

Bournemouth Echo: SAFE AND SECURE IN DORSET: Great Britain’s Ellott matchrace crew Lucy MacGregor, Annie Lush and Kate MacGregor during the Olympic quarter-final against Russia off Weymouth

10:30am Tuesday 14th August 2012

CRIME levels in Dorset appear to have gone down during the Olympic Games compared to the same period last year, police have revealed.

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