The world returns to "normal' after the London Olympics come to an end after a colourful closing ceremony that was held Sunday night last night.
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While the participating athletes danced and showed off their medals, a number of British singers, including the Spice Girls, The Queen and Jessica J performed in a almost three hours long ceremony. The ceremony ended in a huge fireworks display, bringing to an end to the third Olympics held at London.
As for the medals, USA topped Olympic medal tabe with 46 golds, 29 silvers and 29 bronze (total 104), followed by China with 38 golds, 27 silvers and 22 bronze (total 87), and Britain with 29 golds, 17 silvers and 19 bronze (total 65). Russian Federeatyion was on the British heels with 24 golds, 25 silvers and 33 bronze (total 82) and ended up at fourh position.
Now the sports world which was only confined to Olympics returns to normal and this Thursday Britain plays its third cricket test against visiting South Africans at Lord's on 14 August.
As for the football fans, the Barclay's Premier League commences 18th August with full fanfare, in which top 20 football teams will be participating. Thus sports fixations shift back to all oer the world from being fixed on London for the past two weeks.