Olympic rings encircle London

Seemingly every inch of London has been branded with the Olympic rings, some subtle, some not so much. -- By Carla Thorpe, Yahoo! Sports

A Juggler poses with Olympic rings outside the Stratford Tube Station on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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A Juggler poses with Olympic rings outside the Stratford Tube Station on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ENVIRONMENT CITYSPACE)
The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games
The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ENVIRONMENT CITYSPACE)
A road is marked out with an Olympic Games Lane on July 17, 2012 in London, England. Competitors and officials have started to arrive ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Olympic Game Lanes Begin To Come Into Effect Around London
A road is marked out with an Olympic Games Lane on July 17, 2012 in London, England. Competitors and officials have started to arrive ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Yibing Chen of China competes in the rings in the Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team final on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 3 - Gymnastics - Artistic
Yibing Chen of China competes in the rings in the Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team final on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
In this handout image released by LOCOG on July 9, 2012, an aerial view of Olympic Rings cut into the grass of Richmond Park, London, England. The rings, which are approximately 300 metres wide and over 135 metres tall, are visible on the Heathrow flight path, ready to welcome athletes and visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The five rings represent the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games. (Photo by David Poultney for LOCOG via Getty Images)
Olympic Rings Unveiled At Richmond Park
In this handout image released by LOCOG on July 9, 2012, an aerial view of Olympic Rings cut into the grass of Richmond Park, London, England. The rings, which are approximately 300 metres wide and over 135 metres tall, are visible on the Heathrow flight path, ready to welcome athletes and visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The five rings represent the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games. (Photo by David Poultney for LOCOG via Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by LOCOG, Torchbearer Kasey Hagan wears a design of the Olympic Rings in his hairstyle as he carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Felixstowe and Ipswich on Day 48 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 5, 2012 in Felixstowe, England. The Olympic Flame is now on day 48 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by LOCOG via Getty Images)
Day 48 - The Olympic Torch Continues Its Journey Around The UK
In this handout image provided by LOCOG, Torchbearer Kasey Hagan wears a design of the Olympic Rings in his hairstyle as he carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Felixstowe and Ipswich on Day 48 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 5, 2012 in Felixstowe, England. The Olympic Flame is now on day 48 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by LOCOG via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 22: Bulgaria's swimmer Ekaterina Avramova wears a Olympic rings necklace at Olympic Village on July 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 22: Bulgaria's swimmer Ekaterina Avramova wears a Olympic rings necklace at Olympic Village on July 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
London: The Olympic rings are illuminated with pyrotechnics as they are raised above the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Friday. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI7_28_2012_000024B)
London: The Olympic rings are illuminated with pyrotechnics as they are raised above the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Friday. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI7_28_2012_000024B)
London: The Olympic rings are illuminated with pyrotechnics as they are raised above the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Friday. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI7_28_2012_000024B)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A view of the olympic rings at St. Pancras International Station before the start of the Summer Olympic Games on July 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A view of the olympic rings at St. Pancras International Station before the start of the Summer Olympic Games on July 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: The Olympic rings are projected onto the House of Parliament during a light show to mark the start of the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: The Olympic rings are projected onto the House of Parliament during a light show to mark the start of the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Lebron James #6 of United States stands on the court in the first half against Nigeria during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 6 - Basketball
Lebron James #6 of United States stands on the court in the first half against Nigeria during the Men's Basketball Preliminary Round match on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Basketball Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: A detail view of a tennis net displaying the Olympic rings 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: A detail view of a tennis net displaying the Olympic rings 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 26: A detail of the Olympic Rings reflects in the pool water during a training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: A detail of the Olympic Rings reflects in the pool water during a training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
A general view of the London 2012 sign and Olympic rings on the side of a boat 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
A general view of the London 2012 sign and Olympic rings on the side of a boat 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)
In this handout image provided by LOCOG, Torchbearer 018 Amber Charles stands underneath the giant Olympic Rings on the River Thames outside City Hall during Day 70 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 27, 2012 in London, England. The Olympic Flame is now on Day 70 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by LOCOG via Getty Images)
Day 70 - The Olympic Torch Continues Its Journey Around The UK
In this handout image provided by LOCOG, Torchbearer 018 Amber Charles stands underneath the giant Olympic Rings on the River Thames outside City Hall during Day 70 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 27, 2012 in London, England. The Olympic Flame is now on Day 70 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by LOCOG via Getty Images)
Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain celebrates winning gold in the Women's Keirin Track Cycling final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 7 - Cycling - Track
Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain celebrates winning gold in the Women's Keirin Track Cycling final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
A volunteer polishes the rings on the medal stand at the judo on Day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, Englan (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 2 - Judo
A volunteer polishes the rings on the medal stand at the judo on Day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, Englan (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
The Olympic Rings are reflected in a puddle in 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
The Olympic Rings are reflected in a puddle in 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)
Detail photo of a 2012 Olympic tattoo on Kelsi Fairbrother of Great Britain during the Women's Handball Preliminaries Group A match between Great Britain and Brazil on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Copper Box on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 5 - Handball
Detail photo of a 2012 Olympic tattoo on Kelsi Fairbrother of Great Britain during the Women's Handball Preliminaries Group A match between Great Britain and Brazil on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Copper Box on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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