"I'm talking `bout my generation," sang The Who, capping a raucous, rock `n' roll Olympic closing ceremony
This is the final installment of Eyes on London, which roamed the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:
Thousands of Olympic athletes have started streaming into Heathrow Airport. Some were even waved off by special volunteers wearing bearskin hats.
It wasn't surprising that the Russians dominated the podium at the Olympic wrestling tournament in London.
The Olympic Park in London has gone from party central to an empty, blocked-off construction site overnight.
In the face of unimaginable tragedy, Hugh McCutcheon led the U.S. men's volleyball team to an Olympic gold medal in Beijing. Four years later in London, he coached the women's team to a silver.
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.