London Games Closing Ceremony

The Spice Girls! Pet Shop Boys! Madness! Check out photos from Sunday evening’s (August 12) star-studded closing ceremony of the London Games.

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Blur Rocks Hyde Park

Blur Rocks Hyde Park

The Britpop outfit, plus New Order and The Specials, ruled the home crowd not too far from Olympic Stadium.

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A London Games Skit

A London Games Skit

In this Dickensian crack up, Sir Patrick Stewart haggles gold medalist Ryan Lochte. And Simon Pegg dons a speedo.

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Missy Franklin Hearts the UK

Missy Franklin Hearts the UK

The American swimmer, who earned five gold medals in London, was a member of her high school’s Anglophile club.

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Showdown of Sportsmanship

Showdown of Sportsmanship

Check out funnyman Dave Hill test his athletic prowess with some of Britain’s finest athletes in London.

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Opening Ceremony Photos

Opening Ceremony Photos

It was night to remember! View snaps from the awe-inspiring Olympic opening.

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Celeb Olympic Torchbearers

Celeb Olympic Torchbearers

There was a host of familiar faces who helped carry the torch on its journey to Olympic Stadium.

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A Royal Brush

A Royal Brush

Princess Anne represented Britain at the 1976 Summer Games and her daughter, Zara, competed for the UK this summer.

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A Look Back at The 1908 Games

A Look Back at The 1908 Games

The ’08 Games were slated to happen in Rome, but the eruption of Mount Vesuvius led to a new venue.

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Set, Spike, and Serve!

Set, Spike, and Serve!

In spirit of this summer’s London Games, ‘Brit List’ host Asha Leo reveals which sport she’d most like to try!

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More on London and the Games

A Guide to the Games

A Guide to the Games

Check out BBC Travel for more coverage surrounding the world’s biggest sporting event happening in London this summer.

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Summer of London

Summer of London

Keep up with the best that London has to offer, plus check out other fun lists and videos via Anglophenia.

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Photos: Royals at the Games