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Best images from the London 2012 Summer Olympics

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Canada's Rosannagh MacLennan, centre, reacts to her result with teammate Karen Cockburn, right and coach David Ross during trampoline competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

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Canadia'a Sergio Pessoa prepares to face Kazakhstan's Yerkebulan Kossayevin in Judo during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England. Pessoa lost to Yerkebulan in the men's 60kg elimination round.

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Canadian beach volleyball player Martin Reader lunges for a ball against Norway's Martin Skarlund and Tarjei Spinnangr at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England. Reader and his partner s Joshua Binstock lost their match against Norway.

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Canadian beach volleyball players Marie-Andree Lessard and Annie Martin took on Russia's Evgeniya Ukolova and Ekaterina Khomyakova at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England.

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Canadian Marie-Andree Lessard, left, and teammate Annie Martin celebrate a point against Russia's Evgeniya Ukolova and Ekaterina Khomyakova during beach volleyball competition at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England. The Candians lost to the Russians.

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South Korea's Choi Byungchul celebrates defeating Italy's Andrea Baldini during their men's individual foil bronze medal fencing match at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Canada's Christine Sinclair hugs her coach following the bronze medal women's soccer match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England, Thursday August 9, 2012.

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Fireworks are seen at the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England, Sunday August 12, 2012.

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Canadian divers Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion compete in the women's syncronized 10m platform at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England.

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Canada's Mark Oldershaw crosses the finish line on his way to a bronze medal win in the men's C1 1000 meter final at at the 2012 Summer Olympics near London, England.

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins gold in the 100m final at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

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The Russian women's synchronized swimming team performs during the team free-routine final at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

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Canada's Carol Huynh (blue) defeats Senegal's Isabelle Sambou (red) to win the bronze medal in the women's freestyle 48 kg category at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

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China's Jun Zhang competes during qualification round in the men's shot put finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

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Canada's women's soccer team reacts after losing a heartbreaking loss to USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Manchester, England.

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Canada's Brent Hayden celebrates after winning bronze in the mens 100m freestyle at the 2012 Olympics in London.

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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Runners pass by the Olympics flame on the first day of the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Canada's Christine Sinclair celebrates with teammate Melissa Tancredi after their win over France in the women's bronze medal soccer match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Coventry, England.

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