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Dancers rehearse their performances for the London 2012 Olympic Beach Volleyball matches at the practice facility near to Horse Guards Parade in London

Dancers rehearse their performances for the London 2012 Olympic Beach Volleyball matches at the practice facility near to Horse Guards Parade in London July 24, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT VOLLEYBALL OLYMPICS)

Olympic Cheerleaders

August 8, 2012

Olympic cheerleaders are entertaining crowds at the basketball, beach volleyball, and indoor volleyball venues.  The London organizing committee hired the English 'Crimson Heat ' cheer squad as the official cheerleaders of the 2012 Games.  Hearkening back to the days of an amateur Games, the squad is not being paid for their services. - By Andrew Dubbins, Yahoo! Sports