Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations

Nothing tastes sweeter than victory. These faces of Olympians, past and present, say it all.

Olympics Day 12 - Beach Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Kerri Walsh Jennings (R) and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrate winning the Gold medal in the Women's Beach Volleyball Gold medal match against the United States on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Horse Guard's Parade on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 12 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Allyson Felix of the United States celebrates after winning gold in the Women's 200m Final on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 11 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Robert Harting of Germany celebrates winning gold in the Men's Discus Throw Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 13 - Boxing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09: Katie Taylor of Ireland reacts in her corner after defeating Sofya Ochigava of Russia during the Women's Light (60kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

U.S. women beat Canada in soccer semifinal

Alex Morgan scored in extra time as the United States beat Canada 4-3 in a women's soccer semifinal at the London Olympics. The U.S. will face Japan in the gold medal game on Thursday. (Aug. 6)

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Serena Williams (R) and Venus Williams (L) of the United States celebrate after defeating Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of Czech Republic in the Women's Doubles Tennis gold medal match on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Athletics

Olympics Day 9 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Silver medalist Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France celebrates with gold medalist Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya celebrate after the Men's 3000m Steeplechase on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Gold medalist Andy Murray of Great Britain poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's Singles Tennis match on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England. Murray defeated Federer in the gold medal match in straight sets 2-6, 1-6, 4-6. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 9 - Sailing - Men's Finn

WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates overall victory after competing in the Men's Finn Sailing Medal Race on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 5, 2012 in Weymouth, England. (Photo by Getty Images)

Olympics Day 8 - Rowing

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking of Great Britain celebrate winning gold in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 8 - Fencing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Na Li, Xiaojuan Luo, Yujie Sun and Anqi Xu of China celebrate their 39-25 win over Korea during their Gold Medal Match in the Women's Epee Team Fencing Finals on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 7 - Fencing

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Bongil Gu and Junghwan Kim of Korea celebrate beating Italy during the Men's Sabre Team Fencing semifinal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 7 - Badminton

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Nan Zhang (L) and Yunlei Zhao of China celebrate winning the Mixed Doubles Badminton Gold Medal match against compatriots Chen Xu and Jin Ma of China on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 7 - Table Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Joao Monteiro and Tiago Apolonia of Portugal celebrate during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Great Britain on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 6 - Rowing

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Sizwe Ndlovu, John Smith, Matthew Brittain and James Thompson of South Africa celebrate after winning gold in the Lightweight Men's Four final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 2, 2012 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Damien Meyer - IOPP Pool /Getty Images)

Olympics Day 6 - Rowing

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: The United States team throw their cox Mary Whipple into the water as they celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after the Women's Eight final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 2, 2012 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 6 - Badminton

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Yong Dae Lee (R) and Jae Sung Chung (L) of Korea celebrate beating Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir of of Indonesia in their Men's Doubles Badminton quarter final on day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

United States' 4 x 100-meter medley relay team from left, Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni and Missy Franklin pose with their gold medals at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Chad le Clos of South Africa celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Butterfly final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Archery

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: (L-R) Marco Galiazzo, Michele Frangilli and Mauro Nespoli of Italy celebrate after victory in the Men's Team Archery semi final on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 8 - Table Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Ai Fukuhara and Sayaka Hirano of Japan celebrate during Women's Team Table Tennis quarterfinal match against team of Germany on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

Abby

United States' Abby Wambach (14) celebrates with teammates after scoring against North Korea during their group G women's soccer match at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England. (AP Photo/Jon Super)