Friday, 10 June 2011
Some representatives of Muslim countries have complained that the 2012 Olympic Games will take place during the month of holy Ramadan, which in 2012 occurs from 20 July to 19 August. During Ramadan, Muslims are to fast from sunrise to sunset, which may put Muslim athletes at a disadvantage during the Games. Early public reaction to the logo, as measured by a poll on the BBC website, was largely negative: more than 80% of votes gave the logo the lowest possible rating. The standard colors are green, magenta, orange and blue; however the logo has incorporated a variety of colors.