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  • USA finish Olympics top of the medal table with 46 golds
  • USA beat Spain 107-100 to win gold in the men’s basketball
  • Russia beat Brazil to win first men’s volleyball gold in 32 years
  • Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic wins gold in the men’s cross-country mountain bike race
  • Russia’s rhythmic gymnasts secure a fourth successive group all-round title
  • Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich wins Olympic gold medal in the men’s marathon in 2:08.01
  • Two-time defending world champion Abel Kirui from Kenya claims silver and Wilson Kipsang takes bronze
  • IOC President Jacques Rogges hails Usain Bolt and Jamaica team’s world record in 4x100 relay
  • Russia beat Argentina 81-77 to claim bronze in men’s basketball playoffs
Over 80,000 people were packed into Wembley to see men's final but this is how fans back home reacted to the result.
The IOC kick hurdler Ghfran Almouhamed out of the London Olympic Games after she tests positive for a banned stimulant.
Sergei Kirdyapkin gives Russia first gold medal in event in 20 years, breaking the Olympic record by more than a minute.
They claimed gold in front of thousands at Wembley Stadium but back home the future is less rosy for USA’s all-stars.
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