July 26 – British Olympic Association leadership today scoffed at Sepp Blatter’s suggestion that Welsh star Gareth Bale should be suspended for playing for Spurs during the Olympics… Japan record their first ever win over Spain at any level on the first day of the men’s football tournament. INSIDER’s Bob Mackin and Mark Bisson report.

July 25 – The first sports action of the 2012 London Olympics kicked off Wednesday with an historic win by Great Britain women in a city 150 miles from the heart of the Games… Flag blunder causes North Korean team to storm off pitch before their game. INSIDER’s Karen Rosen reports from Cardiff.