In chronological order, NBCOlympics.com editor Nick Zaccardi's 16 favorite highlights from the Olympics.
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...
In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.
An army reservist competing at the Rio Olympics chose patriotism over the pole vault during the preliminaries.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world's greatest athlete hates being called The World's Greatest Athlete.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American runner Paul Chelimo won an Olympic silver medal.
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.
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.
RIO de JANEIRO — For a generation, USA Track & Field has been chasing an elusive goal: 30 Olympic medals.
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