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A young girl squeezes between soldiers to see the Olympic torch at the National War Memorial on Armed Forces Day. Click to see more photos. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER FURLONG / GETTY IMAGES


If the team of Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter had just won the relay and broken the world record, it would have been amazing. The fact that Jeter pointed with her baton at the clock (and possibly the Jamaicans) made it Bolt-ian.


Gymnast ready to hand over medals title to Phelps in London

Soviet Larissa Latynina performs her routine on the beam during the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia. She won four gold medals in Melbourne, three golds in Rome in 1960 and two golds in Tokyo in 1964.

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The cycling Lea brothers: Special Olympian Syd is a world-record holder and 2008 Olympian Bobby will head to London for the 2012 Games.