The private contractor in charge of Olympic security has donated 2.5 million pounds (3.9 million dollars) to Britain's military.
From Vino to Wiggo to a British team bent on perfection, there was no shortage of storylines at the London Olympics, and no lack of drama during the cycling program.
For the first time in 12 years, Olympic water polo has a new king. There's a new queen, too.
By the time Britain's Anthony Joshua won a thrilling tiebreaker to claim the final gold medal in the London ring Sunday, every fighter from the most successful men's boxing team in Olympic history had already been eliminated for five days.
While his competitors ran under the brightly colored flags of their countries, marathoner Guor Marial competed in a black and gray uniform, the letters "I.O.A." printed across his chest.
For Stephen Kiprotich, being a relative unknown had an advantage: When the Ugandan runner joined the leaders late in the Olympic marathon, no one really paid that much attention.
For all those beach volleyball players who thought Horse Guards Parade transformed itself into the sport's best Olympic venue yet, wait until they hit the sand in Brazil in four years.
Brazil won a record number of medals at the London Games and is aiming for a top-10 finish at the 2016 Games in Rio, when athletes will be competing at home backed by unprecedented funding.
Kobe Bryant and Mike Krzyzewski are finished. LeBron James isn't sure.
Red, white and blue was everywhere in London.
And now, on to Rio!
In an Olympics filled with television success, boxing has been a notable failure.
A group of Olympic athletes from around the world on Sunday urged international leaders to tackle child malnutrition rates in poor countries.
London bid farewell to the 2012 Summer Games during a raucous closing ceremony Sunday, with help from the reunited Spice Girls, a Monty Python anthem and a swarm of other performers who had 80,000 fans at Olympic Stadium cheering and singing.
Five things to know about Sunday, the last and 16th day of the London Olympics:
_ The U.S. men's basketball team fought off another challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory and its second straight Olympic championship against the Spaniards. LeBron James capped one of basketball's most brilliant individual years with a monster dunk and a huge 3-pointer in the final 2:50 that wrapped up a close, back-and-forth game.
The flame for the London Olympics has been extinguished.
IOC President Jacques Rogge has hailed the London Olympics as "happy and glorious games."
The Olympic flag has been handed from London to organizers of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
This was no Dream Team. This was reality.