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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:23 AM CDT

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 09:16 PM CDT

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...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:14 AM CDT

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 08:27 PM CDT
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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 08:05 PM CDT

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.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:52 AM CDT

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 06:33 PM CDT

Notre Dame Kicks Redfield Off Football Team, Suspends Butler

Notre Dame Kicks Redfield Off Football Team, Suspends Butler

Notre Dame kicked starting safety Max Redfield off the team Sunday, and suspended reserve cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely after they were arrested in separate incidents and said four others arrested...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 06:52 PM CDT
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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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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 08:04 PM CDT
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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 03:23 AM CDT

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.

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