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2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony: Check Out the Spice Girls Reunion and All the Big Moments

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2012 London Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Recap
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Can you believe it's actually over?

A little over two weeks ago, the world became captivated by the 2012 Olympic summer games in London. And through all the heartbreaks, victories, tears of joy or sobs of sadness, it's all, finally, come to a close.

But you know London couldn't go out without a bang.

Read all the best and worst moments from the closing ceremony!

The closing ceremony was a huge concert full of blasts from the past (Hi, Fatboy Slim!) and newbies taking charge.

Famous British performers like George Michael, Annie Lennox, Liam Gallagher of Oasis as well as Muse all performed various hits to get the crowd going. There was even an appearance by Queen, sort of, when guitarist Brian May took the stage jam session alongside Jessie J. who sang "We Will Rock You."

Comedian Russell Brand conducted a sing-along of The Beatles' "I Am The Walrus," complete with a megaphone and psychedelic van. He also sang "Pure Imagination" from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory earlier in the ceremony.

Read more about how Team USA takes the gold!

Speaking of the Beatles, a children's choir sang John Lennon's "Imagine," which was followed by a video of Lennon performing the song. Yeah, we got a little teary, too.

One of the biggest anticipated (and rumored) appearances was the reunion of The Spice Girls, who got the crowd up and dancing to "Wannabe" and "Spice Up Your Life."

At the end of the closing ceremony, Greece's National anthem played before the Olympics anthem. London's Mayor Boris Johnson passed the flag to Eduardo Paes, the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who will host the next summer games in 2016. Paes took the flag and soon afterward, drummers and dancers performed a Samba.

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What was your favorite part of the games? Reminisce in our comments!

Check out some highlights from the Closing Ceremony



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