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#Closing Ceremony

# closing-ceremony - Friday 23 February, 2018

North Korean general should be 'hanged in the streets' not going to Olympics, says S. Korean politician
# Closing Ceremony
# Closing Ceremony

North Korean general should be 'hanged in the streets' not going to Olympics, says S. Korean politician

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:28 PM 33,552 Views 22 Comments

Kim Yong Chol is heading to the closing ceremony but is accused of war crimes.

# closing-ceremony - Monday 22 August, 2016

Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:51 AM 16,085 Views 25 Comments

The closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium was spectacular to say the least.

# closing-ceremony - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Festival of the Flame: Paralympics closes in spectacular fashion

Sep 9th 2012, 11:03 PM 2,666 Views 3 Comments

The Games drew to a close at London’s Olympic Stadium tonight.

# closing-ceremony - Monday 13 August, 2012

Darren O'Neill: It's easy to be captain of a good team
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Darren O'Neill: It's easy to be captain of a good team

Aug 13th 2012, 7:25 PM 876 Views 0 Comments

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
# London 2012
From The Daily Edge
# London 2012

Unlikely Spice Girl of the Day

Aug 13th 2012, 1:56 PM 2,400 Views 2 Comments

They’re calling him ‘Hairy Spice’.

Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony
# London 2012
From The Daily Edge
# London 2012

Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony

Aug 13th 2012, 9:56 AM 17,699 Views 39 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you now more likely to watch the Paralympics?

Aug 13th 2012, 9:53 AM 5,606 Views 35 Comments

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?

# closing-ceremony - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
# Games Over
From The42
# Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

Aug 12th 2012, 9:45 PM 25,287 Views 51 Comments

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
# Final Day
From The42
# Final Day

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16

Aug 12th 2012, 8:27 PM 6,048 Views 1 Comment

The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.

# closing-ceremony - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Darren O'Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Darren O'Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony

Aug 11th 2012, 1:07 PM 6,611 Views 11 Comments

The Kilkenny boxer will carry the Irish flag at tomorrow night’s ceremony.

# closing-ceremony - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China

Jul 15th 2012, 12:13 PM 10,289 Views 13 Comments

“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.

# closing-ceremony - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Olympic opening and closing ceremonies to cost £7m per hour
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic opening and closing ceremonies to cost £7m per hour

Dec 6th 2011, 1:30 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron is reported to have personally intervened to double the budget for the four events to over £80m.

# closing-ceremony - Tuesday 5 July, 2011