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Ed Sheeran: 'Wish You Were Here' Performance at 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony

Ed Sheeran: 'Wish You Were Here' Performance at 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony

Ed Sheeran hits the stage and performs his rendition of “Wish You Were Here” with original Pink Floyd member Nick Mason at the 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremonies in London on Sunday night (August 12).

The 21-year-old musician had hinted before the event of the tune he would be singing and who he would be performing with. Richard Jones of The Feeling and Mike Rutherford of Genesis also joined Ed on stage.

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“Playing a small show today,” Ed humbly tweeted.

He added, “That was SO much fun! Absolute honour.”

Check out Ed‘s performance below!


Ed Sheeran – “Wish You Were Here” – 2012 Olympics

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Louis Tomlinson: 2012 Olympics with Eleanor Calder

Louis Tomlinson: 2012 Olympics with Eleanor Calder

Louis Tomlinson and girlfriend Eleanor Calder wrap a United Kingdom flag around them and snap a cute pic while watching the Men’s 10m Platform Diving Final on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games held at the Aquatics Centre on Saturday afternoon (August 11) in London.

The 20-year-old One Direction singer was rooting on Great Britian’s Tom Daley, who wound up taking home the bronze medal.

“Come on Tom!!” Louis tweeted.

He added just a day before, “Had an amazing time at the Olympics last night, thank you to BA for looking after me :) Team GB.”

Stay tuned for Closing Ceremony pics — One Direction is performing!

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Aly Raisman & McKayla Maroney: adidas Media Lounge Ladies

Aly Raisman & McKayla Maroney: adidas Media Lounge Ladies

The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team — Kyla Ross, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and Gabby Douglas — stop by the adidas Olympic Media Lounge held at Westfield Stratford City on Wednesday morning (August 8) in London.

After talking with various media outlets at the lounge, the Olympic champions headed out to see the sights of London. Check out all their pics below!

“WOW!!! What an Olympics don’t ya think!!? I cant believe its already over!! I am soo proud of my girls we rocked the house!!! I couldn’t be happier to share and cherish these great moments with these girls right here!!! I ?you guys!!” Gabby tweeted out.

Kyla added, “Had an unbelievable Olympic experience and I am so thankful for everyone who has supported me throughout my journey!”

McKayla was feeling a little sentimental, giving a big shout out to her BFF since childhood, Kyla. “Still so surreal that me & my best friend are Olympic Champions!! Love you forever and always Kyla,” she wrote.

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U.S. Gymnasts: USA House Stop at 2012 Olympics

U.S. Gymnasts: USA House Stop at 2012 Olympics

McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber visit the USA House at the Royal College of Art on Tuesday (August 7) in London.

The “Fierce Five” took home the Team Final gold last week and racked up three more gold medals, a silver and bronze between them.

“It was the best routine I’ve ever done,” Aly shared with press after her floor performance which she won gold for. “My coach [Mihai Brestyan] said it was the best routine he’d ever seen me do. Today has been a dream come true. I’m so glad I got the medal I wanted.”

Want to keep up with the Fierce Five? Follow them on Twitter at @Aly_Raisman, @gabrielledoug, @McKaylaMaroney, @Kyla_Ross96 and @Jordyn_Wieber.

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Missy Franklin: 'I'm Proud of My Size 13 Feet'

Missy Franklin: 'I'm Proud of My Size 13 Feet'

Missy Franklin shows off her many medals on The Today Show on Monday morning (August 6) from London.

The 17-year-old Olympic swimmer dished on the intimidation she felt going into the games.

“Before I was definitely a little intimidated, especially since it’s my first Olympics. My first world championships last year, I only had two individual events and that was a little bit easier going into it, knowing that I had that time in between. Then coming here, I was definitely nervous thinking about how many times I had to swim. Once I got here and got around my team mates, I realized they were going to help me get through the whole thing and that’s what they did,” she shared.

Missy also commented on the attention her feet are getting, saying, “I’m proud of my size 13 feet. They’re definitely hard to find shoes for — which isn’t the best and I hate going shoe shopping. Everything is so cute and nothing ever fits (laughs).”

Catch her full interview at NBCOlympics.com.

Missy is also pictured at the USA House at the Royal College of Art over the weekend.

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Aly Raisman: Gold Medal on the Floor at 2012 Olympics

Aly Raisman: Gold Medal on the Floor at 2012 Olympics

Aly Raisman shows off her shiny gold medal after performing at the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Floor Exercise final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on Tuesday (August 7) in London.

The 18-year-old Team USA Captain took home the gold with a score of 15.600, edging out Romania’s Catalina Ponor and Russia’s Aliya Mustafina.

Aly is now the most decorated gymnast from the Games. Congrats, Aly!

Teammate Jordyn Wieber also competed on the floor, coming in at seventh place.

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