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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 04:56 PM EDT
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By Jessica Glazer, Polina Yamshchikov

Day 16: Highlights From the Rio Olympics

On the final day of the Rio Olympics, Aug 21, men run it out in the marathon...View gallery

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 08:37 AM EDT

Aussies Not Responsible For Credentials: Official

Aussies Not Responsible For Credentials: Official

An Australian Olympic Committee official said the athletes detained and fined in Rio over tampered credentials were not responsible, according to NBC News. "I think it's very important to note that the...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 02:45 PM EDT

Claressa's Coronation: Shields Wins Middleweight Gold

Claressa's Coronation: Shields Wins Middleweight Gold

Claressa Shields has become the first American boxer of either gender to win two Olympic boxing gold medals. Shields on Sunday beat Netherlands fighter Nouchka Fontijn by unanimous decision to win her...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 08:01 AM EDT

Countdown to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games Begins

Countdown to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games Begins

The closing ceremony in Rio will start the clock ticking for 547 days until the next Winter Olympics take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, in 2018. Former Olympic skating gold medalist and organizer...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 03:54 PM EDT

Kyle Snyder Becomes Youngest US Wrestling Gold Medalist

Kyle Snyder Becomes Youngest US Wrestling Gold Medalist

Kyle Snyder defeated Khetag Gazyumov, of Azerbaijan, Sunday to become America's youngest ever freestyle wrestling gold medalist. Snyder battled 2-1 to win gold in the 97-kilogram division. The match was tightly

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 04:00 PM EDT

Kenya Wins Gold in Men's Marathon; US Takes Bronze

Kenya Wins Gold in Men's Marathon; US Takes Bronze

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya finally has won the gold medal in the Olympic marathon, finishing with a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 44 seconds as he sprinted to the finish line with a smile on his face.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 01:40 PM EDT

Longtime U.S. Volleyball Ambassador Reid Priddy Goes Out in Style

Longtime U.S. Volleyball Ambassador Reid Priddy Goes Out in Style

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Reid Priddy could take his Brazilian bow.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 01:25 PM EDT

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 05:11 AM EDT

Decathlon Champ Eaton Ponders Next Steps

Decathlon Champ Eaton Ponders Next Steps

The world's greatest athlete hates being called The World's Greatest Athlete. He hears it every time he is introduced at an event, or meets sponsors, or is paraded in front of a TV camera.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 05:44 AM EDT

Rio Day 15: US Grabs More Gold Medals in Track

Rio Day 15: US Grabs More Gold Medals in Track

Brazil won the medal it wanted the most Saturday, claiming its first Olympic gold in soccer and providing a lift to a beleaguered nation in the process. Neymar scored the clinching goal for Brazil with a nifty...

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