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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...

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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  • The Brazilian Men's Soccer Team
  • 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
Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 04:23 AM EDT

It's Been Rio: 1 Last Party Closes Rio Olympics

It's Been Rio: 1 Last Party Closes Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics officially came to a close Sunday night as the Olympic flag was passed to Tokyo, host of the 2020 Games. But Rio threw the customary party, the closing ceremony, with typical Brazilian panache.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 05:51 PM EDT
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By Jim Iovino, Jessica Glazer

Most Painful Moments of Rio Olympics

There were plenty thrills of victory at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, but there...View gallery

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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:06 AM EDT

'Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio

'Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio

When Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa raised his hands at the marathon finish line in Rio on Sunday, he wasn't just celebrating his silver medal in the grueling race. The long-distance runner crossed his wrists...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 10:30 PM EDT
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By NBC Olympics

Closing Ceremony in Photos

The 2016 Rio Olympics concluded with the Closing Ceremony.View gallery

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