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# Closing Ceremony

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North Korean general should be 'hanged in the streets' not going to Olympics, says S. Korean politician
Kim Yong Chol is heading to the closing ceremony but is accused of war crimes.
Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang
The closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium was spectacular to say the least.
Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion
The Games drew to a close at London’s Olympic Stadium tonight.
Darren O'Neill: It's easy to be captain of a good team
The Kilkenny boxer was full of praise for his team-mates as Ireland’s athletes returned home from London 2012.
Unlikely Spice Girl of the Day
They’re calling him ‘Hairy Spice’.
Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony
Giant octopuses, Russell Brand, children bursting out of John Lennon’s face… It was a long night.
Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics?
The London 2012 Olympics have been haired as one of the most successful Games in modern history – but are you going to watch the Paralympics when it kicks off?
Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.
In pictures: London 2012, Day 16
The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.
Darren O'Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony
The Kilkenny boxer will carry the Irish flag at tomorrow night’s ceremony.
Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.
Olympic opening and closing ceremonies to cost £7m per hour
David Cameron is reported to have personally intervened to double the budget for the four events to over £80m.