Olympics: Opening ceremony preps in full swing

Sports | | July 24, 2012, 12:07 pm
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Performers for the opening ceremony walk through Olympic Park on their way to a dress rehearsal. (AP Photo)

Performers for the opening ceremony walk through Olympic Park on their way to a dress rehearsal. (AP Photo)

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Performers in the Industrial Revolution section of the London Olympic opening ceremony on their way to a dress rehearsal. (Reuters)

Performers in the Industrial Revolution section of the London Olympic opening ceremony on their way to a dress rehearsal. (Reuters)

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Performers in the Green and Pleasant Land section pose for a photograph. (Reuters)

Performers in the Green and Pleasant Land section pose for a photograph. (Reuters)

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Performers playing Demontors in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony. (Reuters)

Performers playing Demontors in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony. (Reuters)

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Performers playing NHS doctors and nurses in the Olympic opening ceremony prepare for rehearsal. (Reuters)

Performers playing NHS doctors and nurses in the Olympic opening ceremony prepare for rehearsal. (Reuters)

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Performers and props line up outside the Olympic Stadium during the rehearsals. (Reuters)

Performers and props line up outside the Olympic Stadium during the rehearsals. (Reuters)

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Two performers dressed up as dalmatians pose for a photo ahead of their practice. (Reuters)

Two performers dressed up as dalmatians pose for a photo ahead of their practice. (Reuters)

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Performers from the National Youth Theatre wait for the start of a rehearsal in the Olympic Athletes Village. (Reuters)

Performers from the National Youth Theatre wait for the start of a rehearsal in the Olympic Athletes Village. (Reuters)

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A general view of the Olympic Stadium during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Park. (Getty Images)

A general view of the Olympic Stadium during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Park. (Getty Images)

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Paralympian Jay Jones rehearses for the team welcoming ceremony to be held on July 27th. (AP Photo).

Paralympian Jay Jones rehearses for the team welcoming ceremony to be held on July 27th. (AP Photo).