Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games 2012

Games on!

The 2012 NL Summer Games got off to a blazing start in Carbonear Saturday evening as several thousand athletes, coaches, volunteers, dignitaries, sporting enthusiasts and entertainers took part in what can only be described as an electrifying and first-rate opening ceremonies. This week The Telegram, The Compass and The Packet will bring you complete coverage of the games, from the lighting of the torch to the presentation of the final medal. Below we have the full collection of stories filed by our team of journalists. For the medal count, full schedule and live updates via Twitter click here.

Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games 2012
Photo by Terry Roberts/The Compass

Danny Cleary (left) and Jamie Korab wave to the crowd before lighting to flame to officially kick off the 2012 NL Summer Games in Carbonear and Harbour Grace on Aug. 18.

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