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Olympics: Curtain falls on 'glorious' London Games
Olympics: Curtain falls on 'glorious' London Games

The London Olympics closed in a blaze of music and colour Sunday after a two-week sporting festival that electrified the host nation and was watched by billions around the world.

Olympics: Curtain falls on 'glorious' London Games
Anna Alyabyeva. ©RIA Novosti
PHOTO: Kazakhstan athlete among Top-5 most beautiful CIS athletes at Olympics

Kazakhstan gymnast Anna Alyabyeva is in the Top-5 list of the most beautiful female athletes from the CIS (post soviet space).

PHOTO: Kazakhstan athlete among Top-5 most beautiful CIS athletes at Olympics
British athletes. ©REUTERS/Mike Blake
Olympics: Fashion wins few medals in London

Designer Giorgio Armani predicted that the London Olympics would be the most stylish ever, but fashion experts say there has been as much bad taste as elegance on display.

Olympics: Fashion wins few medals in London
Olympics: Most Britons say Games worth the cost - poll
Olympics: Most Britons say Games worth the cost - poll

Most Britons believe the London Olympics have delivered good value for money, according to a poll published Saturday, as the hosts revel in Britain's best performance at the Games for more than a century.

Olympics: Most Britons say Games worth the cost - poll
Ivan Dychko. Photo courtesy of olypmic.kfd.kz
Ivan Dychko won boxing bronze at Olympics

Kazakhstan boxer Ivan Dychko won the bronze medal of the +91 kg heavyweight division at the Olympics in London.

Ivan Dychko won boxing bronze at Olympics
Olympics: Bolt targets record in Olympic finale
Olympics: Bolt targets record in Olympic finale

Usain Bolt is targeting a spectacular send-off as the Olympic track and field competition draws to a close on Saturday with Jamaica aiming to seal their sprinting supremacy.

Olympics: Bolt targets record in Olympic finale
Adilbek Niyazimbekov. Photo courtesy of olympic.kfb.kz
Boxer Niyazimbetov reached Olympics final

Adilbek Niyazimbetov, Kazakhstan boxer in the -81 kg weight division, reached the final of the boxing competition at the Olympics.

Boxer Niyazimbetov reached Olympics final
Serik Sapiyev reaches Olimpic boxing final
Serik Sapiyev reaches Olimpic boxing final

Kazakhstan boxer Serik Sapiyev has reached the final of the boxing competition in light welterweight (-69 kg) division at the Olympics in London.

Serik Sapiyev reaches Olimpic boxing final
Olympics: London mayor turns Games into political gold
Olympics: London mayor turns Games into political gold

London mayor Boris Johnson has had a golden political Olympics, emerging for the first time as a serious contender for prime minister despite -- or perhaps because of -- his clownish antics.

Olympics: London mayor turns Games into political gold
Olympics: 2012 Games a world away from London 1948
Olympics: 2012 Games a world away from London 1948

The razzmatazz of the London 2012 Olympics is a world away from the last Games held in London in 1948, when athletes had to survive on rations, stitch their own kit and wash it themselves.

Olympics: 2012 Games a world away from London 1948
Olympics: Bolt targets double dose of golden glory
Olympics: Bolt targets double dose of golden glory

Usain Bolt can become the first man to claim a second successive 100m-200m Olympic Games double on Thursday with the Jamaican superstar confidently predicting his own 200m world record could fall.

Olympics: Bolt targets double dose of golden glory
Long-haul travel boosts illness risk for athletes -- study
Long-haul travel boosts illness risk for athletes -- study

The questions arising from a new probe which says elite athletes who have to travel very long distances are nearly three times likelier to fall ill than when they play at home.

Long-haul travel boosts illness risk for athletes -- study
©REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Olympics: Closing ceremony 'camp and cheesy': music director

The London Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday will be a "beautiful, cheeky, cheesy, camp, silly and thrilling" journey through British pop history.

Olympics: Closing ceremony 'camp and cheesy': music director
©REUTERS/Neil Hall
Olympics: Athletes chill out in alternative village

On the other side of London from the frenzy and commotion of the Olympic Park, a hundred competitors are training and relaxing in a more chilled-out, alternative Athletes' Village.

Olympics: Athletes chill out in alternative village
Olympics: Bolt looks to seal legend status
Olympics: Bolt looks to seal legend status

Barring catastrophe in the semi-finals Usain Bolt will face fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake in Thursday's 200 metres final where victory would see him attain legendary status in his own eyes.

Olympics: Bolt looks to seal legend status
Olympics: Liu, Bolt set to light up track
Olympics: Liu, Bolt set to light up track

Chinese track idol Liu Xiang returns to Olympic duty on Tuesday, four years after his Beijing dream was shattered, while 100m champion Usain Bolt begins the defence of his 200m title.

Olympics: Liu, Bolt set to light up track
Greece and the Olympics: wishing for a ray of hope
Greece and the Olympics: wishing for a ray of hope

Eight years after hosting the Olympic Games in the country where they were born, Greeks seem more interested in finding out if there will be light at the end of their dismal economic tunnel.

Greece and the Olympics: wishing for a ray of hope
Olympics: No retirement for me, says Isinbayeva
Olympics: No retirement for me, says Isinbayeva

Russian pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva said Monday that she had postponed plans to retire as she finished with Olympic bronze after an injury-hampered preparation for the London Games.

Olympics: No retirement for me, says Isinbayeva
Olympics: Malaysians rally behind badminton star
Olympics: Malaysians rally behind badminton star

Malaysians joined in an outpouring of sympathy Monday for badminton star Lee Chong Wei after his heart-breaking loss in the London Games final extended the nation's wait for a first Olympic gold.

Olympics: Malaysians rally behind badminton star
At 13, youngest Olympics competitor keeps it simple
At 13, youngest Olympics competitor keeps it simple

Togo's 13-year-old swimmer Adzo Kpossi, the youngest competitor at the London 2012 Olympics, trains in a hotel pool and wears costumes bought on sale at the market.

At 13, youngest Olympics competitor keeps it simple

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