London 2012 Games Kick-off!

Wow what a great start to the Games!

With a jaw dropping fireworks display and incredible performances by some of the UK’s best,  Friday evening’s opening ceremonies marked the start of two weeks of fierce competition from the world’s best athletes.

For the duration of the Games, we’ve got you covered! Each day we’ll be posting some of the top front pages, headlines, news stories, and athlete features from over 2,200 full-content newspapers and magazines available through

To kick things off, let’s take a look at some of the international coverage from Friday night’s opening ceremonies. Please click each front page to get a closer look:

With two days of the Games behind now behind us, the first countries to receive medals were quick to showcase their proud athletes. It’s no surprise that China is in the lead with 16 medals (9 Gold, 5 Silver, 2 Bronze), the USA is in second with 17 medals (5 Gold, 7 Silver, 5 Bronze), and France in third with 7 medals (3 gold, 1 Silver, and 3 Bronze). Canada also received its first Bronze medal in Women’s 3m synchronized diving.

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