July 16 - French President Francois Hollande meets athletes in Paris to wish them luck ahead of the Olympic Games. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: With less than two weeks to go before the Olympic Games kick off in London, French President Francois Hollande was handing out messages of support to athletes on the other side of the English Channel on Monday. Hollande visited a sports center in Paris where he met young Olympians and Paralympians who were in last-minute training for the games. Hollande even picked up a bow and arrow to try his hand at archery but left the tennis and badminton to the athletes. The opening ceremony for the Games takes place on July 27.