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Images from London

P&G's brands pamper Olympic families

U.S. Olympians’ families (including friends and family of swimmer Ryan Lochte, top) got some TLC, plus a chance to watch Games action on the big screen, at the P&G Family Home in London.
Photos by: EAMONN MACCORMACK FOR GETTY IMAGES / P&G













































Citi's Every Step of the Way

At the USA House to unveil the “Signature Steps” of Team Citi’s 13 athletes (from left): Citi Chief Brand Officer Dermot Boden; swimmer Cullen Jones; USOC CMO Lisa Baird: NBC swimming analyst Rowdy Gaines; and Ed Skyler, Citi EVP of global public affairs.
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Ready to work out

At the July 26 opening of the USOC’s High Performance Training Center (from left): Water polo athlete Tony Azevedo, U.S. men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, 24 Hour Fitness CMO Bill Quinn, USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo, 24 Hour Fitness President and CEO Carl Liebert, U.S. women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, beach volleyball athlete Kerri Walsh and USOC CMO Lisa Baird.
Photo by: CHRIS GRAYTHEN / GETTY IMAGES FOR 24 HOUR FITNESS
























Seeing Beyond Sport

The annual Beyond Sport Summit brought executives from around the globe to London July 23-25 for panels, work sessions and awards related to sports and social change. Above, a panel on “Mobilizing Millions” featured (from left) Michael Lynch, NASCAR managing director of green innovation; Robin Peterson, CEO of the South African Football Association; celebrity chef Jamey Oliver; Paddy Harverson, spokesperson for Prince Charles; and NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France. Below: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair addresses the audience.
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Swinging London

Adidas Golf celebrated the re-entrance of golf into the 2016 Summer Games with an exhibition on the River Thames on July 23. Golfers Dustin Johnson (left) and Sergio Garcia flank TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Co. CEO Mark King.
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Golf royalty

Golfers Michelle Wie and Greg Norman, both brand ambassadors for Swiss watchmaker Omega, provided star power at the Omega House in Soho on July 31.
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