Every few years Americans are surprised to find themselves caring about swimming, track and whether U.S. Olympians and Paralympians deserve a federal tax break on the bonus money they're paid for.. ChicagoTribune
The 2016 Rio Olympics ended on Sunday, and even as the Olympic flame was being extinguished at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Google was already surveying more than 700 Olympics watchers to.. bizjournals
* On a night of rain and swirling winds, Rio bid adieu to the Games of the 31st Olympiad, treating the world to a captivating amalgam of dance and music.*
At the magnificent Maracana stadium, 16.. Deccan Herald
Dark clouds hovered over Maracana Stadium at dusk, with a sudden wind tugging at flags and whipping the Olympic flame.
Then a drenching rain began to fall.
The storm that intruded on Sunday.. L.A. Times
A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South.. DNA
By Mary Milliken, Caroline Stauffer and Brad Brooks
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A bit of melancholy and unbridled joy converged at the closingceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil.. Huffington Post
*Wrestler Sakshi Malik, who won Indias first medal in the Rio Olympics, was today announced as the countrys flagbearer at the Summer Games Closing Ceremony.*
The announcement came after Indias last.. Deccan Herald
MARTHA KELNER IN RIO: Desiree Henry was one of seven promising young athletes chosen to light the Olympic flame at London 2012. Four years later she is returning from Rio with a bronze medal. MailOnline