HIGHLIGHTS: #London2012 Closing Ceremony
MANILA, Philippines - The Games of the XXX Olympiad in London draws to a close with Sunday's closing ceremony (Monday in Manila), which is being billed as a diverse "Symphony of British Music."
The Spice Girls, George Michael, Muse and Ed Sheeran are among the acts expected to play at the ceremony which will feature more than 4,000 performers, including 380 schoolchildren.
The ceremony will see London hand over to the Rio 2016 Games, and the Olympic flame -- which has been alight at the east London stadium for two weeks -- will be extinguished.
The ceremony's pre-show entertainment begins at 1900 GMT, with the main ceremony, from 2000 GMT (4 am Philippine Time), scheduled to last up to three hours.
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