Rihanna and Coldplay performed at the Paralympics closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in London. (via Guardian)
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Paralympic Games closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, London.
The athletes and flags are in place for the London Olympics Closing Ceremony (Photo: Anthony Quintano / NBC News)
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The athletes and flags in place. #NBCOlympics #ClosingCeremony (Photo: Anthony Quintano / NBC News)
For the second straight Olympics, men’s basketball teams from the United States and Spain faced off for a gold medal. (via CBSSports.com)
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This feels good - United States' LeBron James and Kevin Durant, rivals in the NBA, bask in the glow of Olympic gold. Charles Krupa - AP Images
United States' LeBron James and Kevin Durant react during the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in London. USA won 107-100. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Usain Bolt attempted to win his third gold medal of the London Olympics in the 4x100-meter relay final. See results @BleacherReport
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Ryan Bailey anchored USA 4x100. 2012 Olympics in London.
Usain Bolt wins his third gold medal of the London Olympics in the 4x100-meter relay final.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt leads USA's Ryan Bailey to win the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
The highly anticipated rematch between the U.S. and Japan in women's soccer has just concluded; view result on BreakingNews.com.
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Nicola Adams of Team GB wins the 1st ever women's Olympic boxing gold medal. (via Daily Mail; photo via Getty Images)
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British gold-medal winners love their dogs and want them to share the Olympic spirit. Days after Andy Murray festooned his two border terriers, Maggie May and Rusty, with his gold and silver medals, it was learned that British boxer Nicola Adams paid for her dog, Dexter, to watch her Olympic bouts while he was boarded at a kennel.
British Boxing Gold medalist Nicola Adams, paid for her dog to watch her Olympic final fight!
Oscar Pistorius has a chance of a historic Olympic medal after the South African team were granted a place in the 4x400m final on appeal. (via BBC News)
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Caster Semenya of South Africa makes her Olympic debut 3 years after gender test. (via AP; photo via USA Today Sports)
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Public humiliation? Caster Semenya-Gender questioned on a global scale. Would you crawl under a rock after that? Not Caster. She runs the 800m WOMENS final in the 2012 London Olympics 8/11/12. Public humiliation? Not an excuse.
Sarah Attar became the 1st female track and field athlete to represent Saudi Arabia at the Olympic Games (via Al Arabiya; photo via AFP)
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Sarah Attar becomes Saudi Arabia’s first female Olympian on the track-another pretty big deal of the London Olympics
Sarah Attar is a track and field athlete who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics as one of the first female Olympians representing Saudi Arabia.
Alex Morgan scores on a header in the 122nd minute as the U.S. defeats Canada 4-3 in their women's soccer semifinal. The United States advances to play Japan in the final. (Photo: Andrew Yates / AFP - Getty Images) #NBCOlympics
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Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe celebrate Morgan's header goal in the 122nd minute as the U.S. defeats Canada 4-3 in their women's soccer semifinal. (Photo: Andrew Yates / AFP - Getty Images)
Alex Morgan scores on a header in the 123rd minute as the U.S. defeats Canada 4-3 in their women's soccer semifinal. The United States advances to play Japan in the final. (Photo: Andrew Yates / AFP - Getty Images) #NBCOlympics
Penelope Leprevost of France rides 'Mylord Carthago' during the equestrian jumping competition in Greenwich Park at the London Olympics on Aug. 6.
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He Kexin of China competes in the women's gymnastics uneven bars final Monday in London. See the results on BreakingNews.com. (Photo via Reuters)
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merican judo fighter Nick Delpopolo was expelled from the Olympics for doping Monday, saying he unintentionally ate something before the games that had been baked with marijuana. (via AP)
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Women's boxing made its Olympic debut as an event Sunday in London. (via Reuters)
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Women's boxing makes its Olympic debut as an event at London 2012 - Gloves and head gear are polyurethane.
The Olympic men's 100-meter final has concluded. View results @NBCOlympics.
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First up was Usain Bolt's 100m semifinal race.
Andy Murray and Roger Federer competed in the men's singles final at Centre Court, Wimbledon today. Click through for the result. (via BBC Sport)
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Team Great Britain enjoyed its most successful day at an Olympics in 104 years by winning six gold medals today. (via BBC Sport)
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USA's Serena Williams faced off against Russia's Maria Sharapova in the women's singles gold medal match at the Olympics today. (via AP)
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“Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius of South Africa became the first amputee to compete on the track at an Olympics, running in a men’s 400-meter heat. (via AP)
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Roger Federer of Switzerland and Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina set a new Olympic record for longest tennis match at their semifinal today. (via NPR)
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Roger Federer battles past Juan Martin Del Potro. 36 76(5) 19-17 to reach the Gold Medal match at the Olympic Games. What an incredible match! Photo: Getty Images
Gabby Douglas was among the women competing in the gymnastics all-around final today. See the results on BreakingNews.com.
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8 female badminton doubles players have been disqualified from the London Olympics after trying to lose matches to receive a more favorable place in the field. (via AP)
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8 female badminton doubles players have been disqualified from the London Olympics after trying to lose matches to receive a more favorable place in the field.They brought my sport into disrepute I could have cried!
Today, Michael Phelps attempted to become the the most decorated Olympian of all time. Click to view his results at BaltimoreSun.com
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Michael Phelps at the moment he realizes he has just broken the record for most medals received by an individual in the Olympics. London 2012
Medals were handed out today in the women's team gymnastics final, where the US was trying to become the second American women's team to win gold in the event. View the winners on BreakingNews.com.