Google today features a doodle to salute all athletes competing inThe 2012 Summer Olympic Games which will officially open tonight, July 27 in London.

The doodle depicts five athletes on the track holding the g-o-o-g-l-e letters. We can see football, swimming, running/jumping, javelin throw, fencing  representatives each carrying the letters. A football and a basketball are also depicted on each end.

This year’s games would comprise the 30th modern Olympic Games with 10,500 athletes from 204 countries on the list to participate in 302 events in 26 sports.

Watch the Torch Relay highlights for this year’s event: