The Olympics in pictures - latest action from the Games

As chosen by the NS Photography Editor.

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Jaele Patrick of Australia competes in the Women's 3m Springboard Diving final

Gerek Meinhardt (R) of the United States competes against Peter Joppich (L) of Germany in the bronze medal match for the Men's Foil Team Fencing finals

Gold medalists Serena Williams of the United States and Venus Williams of the United States celebrate on the popdium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Doubles Tennis

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa competes in the Men's 400m semifinal

Martyn Rooney of Great Britain competes in the Men's 400m Semi Final

Mi Hyang and Yon Hui Jong of Korea compete in the Women's Duets Synchronised Swimming Free Routine Preliminary

A bottle is thrown onto the track at the start of the Men's 100m Final on Day 9

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning gold in the Men's 100m Final