Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 17


August 22, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 17

A message appears to introduce the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at the conclusion of the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 16


August 21, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 16

Arman Hall, Tony McQuay, Gil Roberts and LaShawn Merritt of the United States celebrate winning the gold medal in the men’s 4×400-meter relay final on Saturday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. | AP


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 15


August 20, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 15

Japan’s track team members celebrate the country’s 4×100-meter relay team from the stands after they captured a silver medal in the men’s competition at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 14


August 19, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 14

Japan’s Misaki Matsutomo (left) and Ayaka Takahashi compete against Denmark’s Christianna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter during the women’s badminton doubles gold medal match on Thursday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 13


August 18, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 13

Gold medalists Sara Dosho (left), Kaori Icho (center) and Eri Tosaka pose after winning the women’s wrestling finals on Wednesday at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 12


August 17, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 12

Ai Fukuhara (center) hugs Mima Ito (right) while Kasumi Ishikawa watches after winning the women’s team bronze for the table tennis match against Singapore at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 11


August 16, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 11

The image provided by OMEGA on Monday shows the photo finish of the women’s 400-meter final when Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller (bottom) falls over the finish line to win gold ahead of United States’ Allyson Felix (top) and Shericka Jackson of Jamaica in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The figures at the bottom indicate the time when the chest of the athletes crossed the finish line. | OMEGA TIMING VIA AP


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 10


August 15, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 10

Kei Nishikori returns the ball to Spain’s Rafael Nadal on Sunday during their match for the bronze medal in men’s singles tennis at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Nishikoro won the match 6-2, 6-7 (1-7), 6-3. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 9


August 14, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 9

Asuka Cambridge (front) competes in preliminary round of the men’s 100-meter competition on Saturday at the 2016 Rio Olympics. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 8


August 13, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 8

Japan’s Julian Walsh competes during the preliminary round of the men’s 400 meters at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 7


August 12, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 7

Japan’s Jun Mizutani falls to the floor after defeating Vladimir Samsonov, of Belarus, to win the men’s table tennis bronze medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. | AP


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 6


August 11, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 6

Kohei Uchimura celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men’s individual all-around final on Wednesday at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. | REUTER


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 5


August 10, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 5

Japan’s Lomano Lemeki attacks New Zealand during their match at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday. Japan upset New Zealand 14-12. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 4


August 9, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 4

Kohei Uchimura competes on the parallel bars during the men’s gymnastics team final en route to winning the gold medal on Monday at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. | REUTERS


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 3


August 8, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 3

Yuki Ota reacts after losing his preliminary match of the men’s fencing individual competition on Sunday at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Ota later announced his retirement. | KYODO


Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 2


August 7, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 2

Hiromi Miyake celebrates after her final lift in the women’s 48-kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Miyake won the bronze medal. | KYODO


2016 Olympics, Day 1


August 6, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 1

Yane Marques carries the flag of Brazil during the Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night. | AP