On to Rio

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag after receiving it from London mayor Boris Johnson, left, via Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, during the traditional handover ceremony in London.

( Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times / August 12, 2012 )

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag after receiving it from London mayor Boris Johnson, left, via Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, during the traditional handover ceremony in London.

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