11 retro scenes from Hartlepool and East Durham to mark the start of the Olympics - from Lynnfield to St Bega's and Brierton to Stranton
Are you ready for another round of sporting drama? Why not get into the Tokyo spirit with a look back at these retro scenes to mark the start of the Olympics.
We’ve got reminders from Belle Vue in 2004 and another one at the Lynnfield Centre in 2008.
Who can you recognise among the youngsters at the Oscars playgroup in 2012?
We are racing back in time with 11 great sporting scenes from the Hartlepool Mail archives.
Take a look and then get in touch with your own memories.