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Still time to apply to be a London 2012 Games Maker volunteer

Anyone wishing to volunteer to be a Games Maker for the London 2012 Olympics has until midnight on 27 October 2010 to apply.

In total, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) is looking for up to 70,000 passionate and dedicated volunteers to make the difference between a good and a great Games for thousands of athletes, media and spectators alike.

Sebastian Coe, Chair of the London 2012 Organising Committee said: ‘We are thrilled with the response we’ve had so far from people and would like to thank everyone who has already filled in their application form and pledged to lend their time to the greatest show on earth.

So far, more than 100,000 people have applied from all over the UK. For more details on how to apply and to check the eligibility criteria visit