Games of the XXX Olympiad: July 27 - August 12, 2012

'Happy And Glorious' Games Close In London

'Happy And Glorious' Games Close In LondonAP Photo

An Olympics considered as much a party as a celebration of athletics ended on a rocking note Sunday with the Who, the Spice Girls and even Willy Wonka appearing as London bid goodbye to the Games.
Moving Images: The 2012 London Olympics

Moving Images: The 2012 London Olympics©2012 NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Take an emotional journey through 17 days that produced some of the most memorable moments in Olympic history. Feats of glory and devastating disappointments that could only happen on an Olympic stage.

Memorable Moments: The Top 10

Memorable Moments: The Top 10© US PRESSWIRE

Bolt burns down the track, Murray breaks the English curse, Feck flops his way into pop culture history, and none of us are impressed by the Maroney face. Here are memorable moments Nos. 10-1.

Phelps' Historic Career Comes To A Close

Phelps' Historic Career Comes To A Close©2012 NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Michael Phelps closed out the London Games with a record-breaking 22 medals to make him the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. Here is a look back at Phelps' career by the numbers.
Women Rule The London Games

Women Rule The London Games© US PRESSWIRE

For the first time in history, the U.S. women outnumbered and out-medaled the men. Women from the States and beyond broke barriers. And that's just a start. Learn why these were "The Women's Games."

2012 Standings by Nation

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Watch Replays Of The 2012 London Olympics

Watch Replays Of The 2012 London Olympics

The 2012 Games in London produced countless Olympic moments that will be remembered for some time to come. You can watch each one of them with our full event replays.

Featured Athletes

Team USA

U.S. Women Finish First

U.S. Women Finish First

Laila Ali takes a look at how far women have come at the Olympic Games.

Destination London

Britain's Best Moments

Britain's Best Moments

A look at the greatest British moments during the London Olympics.

Around The Games

  • Best Moments Of 2012

    Best Moments Of 2012

    A look back at all of the most memorable and dramatic moments from the first 15 days of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

  • Bolt's Triple-Double

    Bolt's Triple-Double

    Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica's 4x100m relay, winning gold and breaking the world record.

  • Olympic Firsts

    Olympic Firsts

    Seven nations won their first Olympic medals during the 2012 London Olympics.

  • Look Back At London

    Look Back At London

    Here's a look back at some of the incredible moments from London 2012.