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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 01:34 PM EDT

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have "a heroic welcome," a government...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 09:14 AM EDT

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Rio Olympics just ended and it's summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Never. Here, then, is a look at the United States and its prospects for the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 03:00 AM EDT

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police are blocking Ireland's top four Olympic executives from leaving Brazil as their ticket scalping investigation expanded with a raid on the team on the final day of the Rio de Janeiro Games. The Rio police...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:23 AM EDT

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

How do you connect the current host of the Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, and the next, Tokyo? Send in Super Mario, of course — with a little political help. To the delight of a crowd gathered at the...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 10:16 PM EDT

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

For 17 days in August, athletes from around the world competed in Rio de Janeiro for the ultimate prize in sports: an Olympic gold medal. You probably didn't win gold yourself, but you can try to get the...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:27 PM EDT
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By Polina Yamshchikov

Trailblazers, Record-Setters and More: Rio's Top Moments

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  • Claressa Shields Defending her Gold Medal
  • Michael Phelps's Final Olympic Appearance
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:05 PM EDT

Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony

Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony

Being the flag bearer in the Closing Ceremony has its privileges. But it also makes you stick out in the crowd.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 07:52 PM EDT
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By Jim Iovino

Biggest Letdowns of the 2016 Rio Olympics

There were plenty of winners during the 2016 Rio Olympics, but there were also...View gallery

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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:52 AM EDT

Rio's Goodbye Party: Images from the Closing Ceremony

After 2 weeks of intense competition, one last celebration in Rio.View gallery

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:04 PM EDT
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By Polina Yamshchikov

Breakout Stars of Rio 2016

There was a lot of buzz before the Rio Olympics about Michael Phelps, Katie...View gallery

  • Maya Dirado
  • Monica Puig
  • Simone Manuel
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