France's tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (C,L) and Richard Gasquet (C,R) walk with their delegation on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London, during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Once again, Rafael Nadal is facing health problems. He gave up his chance to defend his title in the Olympic games and carry the flag of the Spanish delegation in London. he declared: “This is one of the saddest days of my career as one of my biggest ambitions, that of being Spain’s flag bearer in the opening ceremony of the games in London, cannot be.” At least, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic got rid of a serious competitor for the gold medal.
First Lady Michelle Obama hugs LeBron James following the USA vs. France men's basketball game at Olympic Park during the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, July 29, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)