Opinion

Samba, reflections and pride in final Rio Olympics party

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Shaking to samba and expressing a sense of longing with uniquely Brazilian words, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last big bash that was both revelatory and a sigh of relief.

  • Written by PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press

Shields becomes 1st American boxer with 2 Olympic golds

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Claressa Shields had Olympic gold around her neck and a secret keepsake in her warmup jacket pocket. She reached in her pocket, pulled out her first gold from London and slipped the medal over her head.

  • Written by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer