• United States' Courtney Okolo, Natasha Hastings, Phyllis Francis and Allyson Felix hold a sign and wear their nation's flag after winning the gold in the women's 4x400 meter relay during athletics competitions at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    USOC: More actions coming in Ryan Lochte’s Olympic scandal

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Whatever celebration the U.S. Olympic Committee has planned for its return home after a wildly successful Rio de Janeiro Games on the competition front will likely be short-lived.

  • Samba dancers perform during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    The Latest: Schurter of Switzerland wins mountain bike gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

  • In this Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 frame from surveillance video released by Brazil Police, swimmers from the United States Olympic team appear with Ryan Lochte, right, at a gas station during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A top Brazil police official said the swimmers damaged property at the gas station. (Brazil Police via AP)

    Ryan Lochte says ‘immature behavior’ got him into a mess

    NEW YORK (AP) — American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station and acknowledged it was his “immature behavior” that got him and three teammates into a mess that consumed the final days of the Olympics.

  • Spectators take selfies before the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Aug. 19, 2016.(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    After Rio risk, Olympic officials can learn lessons

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Taking the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro was always considered a bit of a risk. Now that South America’s first games are drawing to a close, the question is: Did the gamble pay off?

  • China's gold medalist Chen Aisen celebrates after the men's 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    Chen wins men’s 10-meter for China’s 7th diving gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China won its seventh gold in eight diving events at the Rio Olympics, showing off the superpower’s depth with a less heralded champion in men’s 10-meter platform.

  • Croatia's Marko Bijac failed to stop a ball during their men's gold medal water polo match against Serbia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    Serbia wins first men’s water polo gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — No more Olympic pressure for Serbia. Just the sweet relief of gold.

  • Jamaica's Usain Bolt greets fans as he celebrates winning gold in the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final, during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Rio Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps won more medals than anyone else, again. And then he said farewell, also again.

  • In this Aug. 18, 2016 file photo, Usain Bolt from Jamaica celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    Bolt saved his sport _ and kept the Olympics relevant

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It began in a rain-drenched 5,000-seat stadium on an island between Manhattan and Queens. Some Jamaican kid with the improbably awesome name of “Bolt” was in the Big Apple, not so much to announce his presence to the world, but to figure out who he was.

  • Gold medal not the only prize for most Olympic champions

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling left Rio de Janeiro known as the man who defeated Michael Phelps. And as a millionaire.

  • United States' women water polo head coach Adam Krikorian poses for photographers during the medals ceremony at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    US women could be on verge of water polo dynasty

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Maggie Steffens and the U.S. women’s water polo team stood on the top step of the podium and belted out the national anthem through a mixture of smiles and tears.