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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, (Credit: AP)

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, pyrotechnics light up the sky above the Olympic Stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

London Olympics 2012: Closing ceremonies

The Olympics officially wrapped up Sunday with the closing ceremonies.

Fireworks explode as the Olympic Flame is extinguished
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Fireworks explode as the Olympic Flame is extinguished during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Brian May, guitarist of the British rock band
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Brian May, guitarist of the British rock band Queen, performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Fireworks explode as the Olympic Flame is extinguished
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Fireworks explode as the Olympic Flame is extinguished during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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The cauldron burns during the Closing Ceremony at
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The cauldron burns during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

A phoenix rises over the Olympic flame during
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A phoenix rises over the Olympic flame during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Fireworks explode as the Olympic Flame is extinguished
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Fireworks explode as the Olympic Flame is extinguished during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Soldiers carry the Olympic Flag for the handover
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Soldiers carry the Olympic Flag for the handover to Rio de Janeiro during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens,
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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, pyrotechnics light up the sky above the Olympic Stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the
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Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag next to Jacques Rogge and London Mayor Boris Johnson, left, during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Liam Gallagher from the British band 'Oasis' performs
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Liam Gallagher from the British band 'Oasis' performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British comedian Eric Idle performs during the Closing
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British comedian Eric Idle performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the
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Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag next to Jacques Rogge, center, and London Mayor Boris Johnson, during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the
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Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag next to Jacques Rogge and London Mayor Boris Johnson, left, during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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Chachi Valencia, also known as the
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Chachi Valencia, also known as the "Rocket Man", reacts after being fired from a cannon during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British comedian Eric Idle performs during the Closing
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British comedian Eric Idle performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the
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Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag next to Jacques Rogge and London Mayor Boris Johnson, left, during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Ethiopian athletes dance during the Closing Ceremony at
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Ethiopian athletes dance during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

The Spice Girls perform during the Closing Ceremony
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The Spice Girls perform during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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The Spice Girls perform during the closing ceremony
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The Spice Girls perform during the closing ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Belgian high jumper Tia Hellebaut reacts during the
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Belgian high jumper Tia Hellebaut reacts during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British singer Jessie J performs during the Closing
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British singer Jessie J performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British singer Taio Cruz performs during the Closing
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British singer Taio Cruz performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Tinie Tempah performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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Tinie Tempah performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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Confetti flies around the Olympic flame during the
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Confetti flies around the Olympic flame during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Fatboy Slim performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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Fatboy Slim performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British model Lily Cole poses on a movable
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British model Lily Cole poses on a movable stage during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British comedian Russell Brand performs during the Closing
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British comedian Russell Brand performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British comedian Russell Brand performs during the Closing
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British comedian Russell Brand performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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A sculpture in the shape of late Beatles
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A sculpture in the shape of late Beatles band member John Lennon is seen during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British model Kate Moss poses on stage during
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British model Kate Moss poses on stage during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British model Kate Moss poses on stage during
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British model Kate Moss poses on stage during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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Annie Lennox performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British singer Annie Lennox performs
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British singer Annie Lennox performs "Little Bird" during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Performers dance on a stage set with London
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Performers dance on a stage set with London landmarks during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Performers dance on a stage set with London
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Performers dance on a stage set with London landmarks during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Spanish athletes parade during the Closing Ceremony at
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Spanish athletes parade during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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Singer George Michael performs
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Singer George Michael performs "Freedom" during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Artists beat the dhol, an Indian percussion instrument,
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Artists beat the dhol, an Indian percussion instrument, during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Flag bearers parade during the Closing Ceremony at
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Flag bearers parade during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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British singer George Michael performs during the Closing
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British singer George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

British singer George Michael performs during the Closing
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British singer George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at
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George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich poses with his gold medal
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Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich poses with his gold medal for the men's marathon during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

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Artists perform during the Closing Ceremony at the
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Artists perform during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (August 12, 2012)

Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich, center, celebrates after receiving his
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Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich, center, celebrates after receiving his medal as he stands alongside Kenya's Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, right, and, Kenya's Abel Kirui, left, during the medal ceremony for the men's marathon during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Stephen Kiprotich won gold, Abel Kirui silver and Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich bronze. (August 12, 2012)

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