RCMP on the case
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PHOTOS: 2010 Winter Olympics closing ceremony

RCMP on the case
Inflatable figures of Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers are guided by performers dressed as Mounties, providing a singularly Canadian image to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics closing ceremony Sunday night. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Canadian crooner
Singer Michael Buble commands the spotlight at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics closing ceremony Sunday night. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performer
Neil Young performs at the base of the Olympic flame at BC Place during Sunday night’s closing ceremony in Vancouver. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pageantry in Vancouver
A parade of performers and figures at the closing ceremony Sunday night evokes the Canadian experience. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
A crowded arena
Performers portraying French Canadian voyageurs and dancing maple leaves join outsized replicas of beavers at the closing ceremony at BC Place. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Young and the big picture
As Neil Young performs “Long May You Run” at the closing ceremony at BC Place, his image is projected on a huge screen. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Eye-catching
More colorful sights at the closing ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics on Sunday night at BC Place. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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