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The 30th London Olympic is already underway featuring one of the best all time Olympic opening ceremony. With the host nation staging the event for a record third time with the presence of a record 200 nations, the rest is for participating nation’s athletes and spectators that stay glued to live transmissions for the coming four weeks.
Though more than 40 disciplines in the show few ones are highly in anticipation among which the 100 meter, an all Jamaican showdown, the 5000 meter battle between Ethiopian Kenenisa and British Mo Farah, another Ethiopian rising star Mohammed Hassen against Kenyan David Rudisha for the 800 meter crown are among the few that takes world sport headlines.
The stand-off between 100 meter world record holder and reigning champion Jamaican Usian Bolt and his fellow Jamaican emerging force and Dageu world champion Yohan Blec’s meeting considered likely to be one of the best meetings of Olympic Games in the past twenty years. Winning both 100 & 200 meters Jamaican trial three weeks back and being four years younger than Bolt, the 22 year old Blec become hot favorite to de-crown the defending champion who already announce to world sports fans he is to set new Olympic record at London.
Defending Olympic double champion in 5000 & 10000 meter Kenisa Bekele’s 5000 meter  head on clash against  current European and world champion British Mo Farah is one of the big battles of London. Farah ready for revenge and Kenenisa back from long time injury but in strong driving force to win his fourth Olympic gold, the meeting is already credited to be one of London Olympics big event.
Current women’s world 5000 & 10000 meter double champion Kenyan Vivian Cheriot has two big rivals to face before being crowned Olympic queen like Trunesh Dibaba did at Beijing four years back. Cheriot to face Olympic double champion Trunesh Dibaba back from long time absence but claimed to be in great form. Vivian’s other adversary is former Olympic champion Meseret Defar in the 5000 meter showdown. Though Vivian’s recent time success shadow the former IAAF best athlete of the season Meseret, the photo finish of their last meeting has something to say that the contest is even.  
Although he is just the emerging short distance power yet to prove himself in World champion, Ethiopian 800 meter star Mohammed Hassan facing world record holder and defending champion Kenyan David Rudisha is also among the big battles between the two neighboring nations Ethiopia and Kenya.