London Olympics: Millennium Stadium hosts first event

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The first action of the London 2012 Olympic Games will take place at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

The women's football tournament starts at the Millennium Stadium on Wednesday, 25 July, with other women's matches taking place later that day at Coventry's Ricoh Arena and Glasgow's Hampden Park.

The men's football tournament will start a day later.

BBC reporter Colette Hume says the stadium has held a variety of high-profile sporting events.

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