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The 2016 Summer Olympics came to a close in Rio   Sunday   night. Seventeen days of athletic competition and plenty of  non-sports-related drama .

Rio highlights, lowlights and everything in between

The 2016 Summer Olympics came to a close in Rio Sunday night. Seventeen days of athletic competition and plenty of non-sports-related drama .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After nearly seven years of planning, the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be held Friday in Rio de Janeiro.

2016 Rio Summer Games open amid uncertainty, protests

After nearly seven years of planning, the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be held Friday in Rio de Janeiro.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Olympic snowboarders have been complaining about the conditions of the halfpipe in Sochi, and during the men’s finals, plenty of athletes wiped out.

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Olympic snowboarders have been complaining about the conditions of the halfpipe in Sochi, and during the men’s finals, plenty of athletes wiped out.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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