1. NBC Olympics Schedule 2016: Event Guide, Live Stream and Sunday Rio Predictions

    Although the conclusion of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games is fast approaching, there are plenty of memorable events to savour on Sunday before the flame is extinguished at the Maracana Stadium...

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  2. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Full Table of Updated Tally Before Final Games

    The major medal contenders all increased their tallies during Saturday's Olympic action in Rio de Janeiro , with the U.S. once again leading the way in the table...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 6 months ago 5,739 reads 0 comments

  3. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Look at Final Standings on Closing Day

    The 2016 Rio Olympics inch closer to their finale on Sunday, and the U.S. is poised to be named the world's best as it leads the overall medal tally coming into the closing stages of the Summer Games...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 1,453 reads 0 comments

  4. Olympic Closing Ceremonies 2016: Schedule, Viewing Info and Latest Buzz

    After two weeks of competition that has brought the world together, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be coming to an end on Sunday night with its closing ceremony...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 2,232 reads 0 comments

  5. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 15

    USA's Allyson Felix was already one of the biggest winners in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first woman in track and field history with five Olympic gold medals earlier in the week...

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  6. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Updated Standings, Saturday Results After Each Event

    The 2016 Rio Olympic Games have nearly drawn to a close, but a few more gold medals will be handed out before the Games wrap up Sunday. Most eyes Saturday were on the men's soccer final between Germany and Brazil...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 1,116 reads 0 comments

  7. Rio Medal Count 2016: Twitter Reacts to Standings and Saturday's Results

    On the second-to-last day of the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio de Janeiro, 30 sets of medals were given out across 17 different events...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 787 reads 0 comments

  8. Magic Outside Maracana: Brazil's Gold Medal Brings Joy to the Streets of Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO — He could hear the rise and fall of the crowd in the distance, the sound of 80,000 fans climbing and spreading into the rainy Brazilian evening...

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  9. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch on Day 16 in Rio

    We're done already? It seems like only yesterday that the 2016 Rio Olympic Games began with preliminary matches in soccer and an exhilarating Olympic opening ceremony, but now we're nearing the finish line...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 11,581 reads 2 comments

  10. Summer Olympics 2016: Predictions for Day 16 Medal Events

    Thank you, Rio de Janeiro. The views have been spectacular, the atmosphere at many events has been lively and the action has been a lot of fun to watch...

    Beau Dure Written by Beau Dure about 6 months ago 35,310 reads 19 comments

  11. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 4x400M Relay Winners, Times and Results

    After the United States won gold in the women's 4x400-meter relay, the men's relay team did the same Saturday night in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. LaShawn Merritt ran the anchor leg for the U...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 17,597 reads 3 comments

  12. Olympic 2016 Results: Medal Winners, Highlights on Saturday

    The host country of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro got the gold medal it desperately wanted when Brazil beat Germany in a shootout in the men's soccer tournament. It was the first Olympic gold for Brazil's men's soccer team...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 6 months ago 1,431 reads 0 comments

  13. Olympic Taekwondo 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Results After Saturday

    After four days of competition, Taekwondo at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro came to a close on Saturday with the medal rounds of the men's 80-plus kg and women's 67-plus kg divisions...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 1,257 reads 0 comments

  14. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's High Jump Winners, Scores and Results

    The women's high jump final at the 2016 Olympics unfolded Saturday evening in Rio de Janeiro, and Spain's Ruth Beitia took home the gold medal after she cleared 1.97 meters on attempt No...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 1,712 reads 1 comments

  15. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Javelin Throw Medal Winners, Scores, Results

    Thomas Rohler of Germany won the 2016 Summer Olympics gold medal in the men's javelin Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro . With a top distance of 90.30 meters, Rohler edged out Julius Yego of Kenya, who reached 88...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 2,367 reads 0 comments

  16. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 4x400M Relay Winners, Times and Results

    The United States has dominated the women's 4x400-meter relay for the last 20 years, and it continued to thrash the competition at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with a stellar gold-medal performance Saturday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 6,991 reads 6 comments

  17. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 5,000M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Great Britain's Mo Farah repeated as the men's 5,000-meter run Olympic champion Saturday night, taking gold in Rio de Janeiro...

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  18. Brazil's King Neymar Leads the Way as Hosts Deliver First Olympic Gold

    Neymar had started Brazil's march towards Olympic gold in the Maracana , and the Barcelona man was also there to finally end their quest...

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  19. Mo Farah Wins Gold Medal During Men's 5,000M at 2016 Olympics

    Great Britain's Mo Farah won a fourth Olympic gold medal, as he successfully defended his 5,000-metre title on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Stadium, just a week on from doing the same in the 10,000...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 6 months ago 1,209 reads 2 comments

  20. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 1,500M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    After more than a century, the United States returned to the top of the podium in the men's 1,500-meter run Saturday in Rio de Janeiro after Matthew Centrowitz Jr. held off Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria to take gold in the 2016 Olympics...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 7,216 reads 2 comments

  21. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 800M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    South Africa's Caster Semenya was the favorite to take home the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final Saturday night at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and she made good ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 2,835 reads 1 comments

  22. Nicola Adams' Boxing Gold Medal for Team GB Has Made a Mockery of Olympic Sport

    Has there ever been an easier medal won at an Olympic Games? Nicola Adams successfully defended her flyweight gold medal on Saturday, defeating France's Sarah Ourahmoune by a unanimous points decision...

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  23. Ryan Lochte Speaks on Rio Incident in Matt Lauer Exclusive Interview

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte broke his silence in an interview with NBC's Matt Lauer on Saturday after a messy ordeal in which he fabricated a story about him and fellow swimmers ...

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  24. Brazil vs. Germany: 2016 Olympic Soccer Gold-Medal Game Score and Reaction

    Brazil needed penalty kicks to beat Germany for the men's football gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , beating Die Mannschaft 5-4 in the shootout after playing out a 1-1 draw in regulation and extra time...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 6 months ago 33,432 reads 154 comments

  25. Jimmy Butler Believes He's Better Than Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown

    Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler apparently thinks highly of his football skills. The NBA player currently representing USA Basketball at the 2016 Olympics told ESPN on Saturday he believes he could play wide receiver in the NFL...

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