London rain falls on the 2012 Olympics

For the city of fog and rain, wet weather takes no break for the London Olympics.

From bright and sunny skies to ominous clouds gathering above, heavy rain

showers Olympic venues, crowds, and athletes. -- By Paul Rosales, Yahoo! Sports

A fan shields himself from the rain with an umbrella as he wait to pose with the Olympic rings near the basketball arena at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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A fan shields himself from the rain with an umbrella as he wait to pose with the Olympic rings near the basketball arena at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Jamaica's Rosemarie Whyte stands in the pouring rain during a women's 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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Jamaica's Rosemarie Whyte stands in the pouring rain during a women's 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
Aug 1, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Roger Federer (SUI) sits under an umbrella as rain delays his match against Denis Istomin (UZB) in the third round of men's tennis during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Olympics: Tennis-Men's Singles Third Round
Aug 1, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Roger Federer (SUI) sits under an umbrella as rain delays his match against Denis Istomin (UZB) in the third round of men's tennis during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
China's Fang Yuting shoots in the rain for a silver medal during the women's archery team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Fang Yuting
China's Fang Yuting shoots in the rain for a silver medal during the women's archery team competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Rains drops collect on the window of a judge's booth as Richard Davison, of Great Britain, rides his horse Artemis, in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Richard Davison
Rains drops collect on the window of a judge's booth as Richard Davison, of Great Britain, rides his horse Artemis, in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
The sky turns black before a heavy rain shower as Poland's Mateusz Polaczyk competes in the heats of the K-1 men's canoe slalom at Lee Valley Whitewater Center, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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The sky turns black before a heavy rain shower as Poland's Mateusz Polaczyk competes in the heats of the K-1 men's canoe slalom at Lee Valley Whitewater Center, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Jul 31, 2012; Manchester , United Kingdom; USA goalie Hope Solo in the rain against North Korea during the women's preliminary round in the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford. USA defeated North Korea 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Olympics: Soccer-Women's Preliminary - USA vs PKR
Jul 31, 2012; Manchester , United Kingdom; USA goalie Hope Solo in the rain against North Korea during the women's preliminary round in the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford. USA defeated North Korea 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Rain is seen on the track on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Rain is seen on the track on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Cyclists ride through pouring rain during the Women's Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Cyclists ride through pouring rain during the Women's Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Cyclists pedal under pouring rain during the Women's Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Cyclists pedal under pouring rain during the Women's Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: (R-L) Marianne Vos of Netherlands, Elizabeth Armitstead of Great Britain, Kristin Armstrong of the United States and Olga Zabelinskaya of Russia cycle in the rain during the Women's Road Race Road Cycling on day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stefano Rellandini - IOPP Pool Getty Images)
Olympics Day 2 - Cycling - Road
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: (R-L) Marianne Vos of Netherlands, Elizabeth Armitstead of Great Britain, Kristin Armstrong of the United States and Olga Zabelinskaya of Russia cycle in the rain during the Women's Road Race Road Cycling on day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stefano Rellandini - IOPP Pool Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the public shelter from the rain at the Olympic Park on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 2 - Around the Games
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the public shelter from the rain at the Olympic Park on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the public shelter from the rain at the Olympic Park on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 2 - Around the Games
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the public shelter from the rain at the Olympic Park on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the ground staff pull the rain covers across the court as rain delays play on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 2 - Tennis
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the ground staff pull the rain covers across the court as rain delays play on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the groundstaff remove the net on a court as rain delays play on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 2 - Tennis
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Members of the groundstaff remove the net on a court as rain delays play on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Team GB fans shelter from the rain under Union jack umbrellas 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 - Rowing
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Team GB fans shelter from the rain under Union jack umbrellas 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)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: David Marcus of Canada riding Capital during a rain shower in the Dressage Grand Prix on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 6 - Equestrian
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: David Marcus of Canada riding Capital during a rain shower in the Dressage Grand Prix on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: The Olympic Cauldron burns as spectators shelter from the rain on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: The Olympic Cauldron burns as spectators shelter from the rain on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Heavy rain pours down on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Heavy rain pours down on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Jul 27, 2012; London, United Kingdom; A pedestrian walks down the road with Big Ben in the background carrying an umbrella as rain falls during the Opening Ceremonies to start the 2012 Olympic Games. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Olympics: Opening Ceremony City Scenes
Jul 27, 2012; London, United Kingdom; A pedestrian walks down the road with Big Ben in the background carrying an umbrella as rain falls during the Opening Ceremonies to start the 2012 Olympic Games. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Heavy rain pours down on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Heavy rain pours down on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Jul 27, 2012; London, United Kingdom; A pedestrian walks down the road with Big Ben in the background carrying an umbrella as rain falls during the Opening Ceremonies to start the 2012 Olympic Games. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Olympics: Opening Ceremony City Scenes
Jul 27, 2012; London, United Kingdom; A pedestrian walks down the road with Big Ben in the background carrying an umbrella as rain falls during the Opening Ceremonies to start the 2012 Olympic Games. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

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