Olympic Athletes Hit London

    LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 16:  A traffic sign on the Embankment on July 16, 2012 in London, England. The first Olympic lanes were due to be closed to all but Olympic traffic in London today, though many have stayed open.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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    They’re here. Athletes are pouring into London for the Olympics, wreaking havoc on the city’s traffic. On the M4 motorway there was reportedly a 32-mile queue, forcing some to buses to take different routes to the village—and get lost. Heathrow Airport is handling a record number of passengers, bracing for nearly 237,000 travelers. The Olympic Games are only 11 days away.

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