LONDON, England – Excitement is growing as the London 2012 Olympic Games’ Opening Ceremony quickly approaches.

The opening ceremonies will be held on Friday at 4 p.m. ET (9 p.m. in London, England).

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Reporter Carl Hanstke is in London, England, covering the London 2012 Olympic Games. He will be focusing on stories and issues around London 2012, such as Canadian angles, security, transportation, as well as the Opening and Closing ceremonies.