• Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge rushes to finish line to win the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    US men go for the gold on Rio Game’s final day

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya sloshed his way to the gold medal in the men’s Olympic marathon Sunday as Rio de Janeiro began its grand goodbye to the 2016 Games in clammy conditions that did nothing to dampen Brazil’s frenzied mood.

  • Gwen Jorgensen, of the United States, waves after receiving the gold medal for winning the women's triathlon event on Copacabana beach at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Gwen Jorgensen gives US first Olympic gold in triathlon

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As she wobbled along on a flat tire four years ago in London, Gwen Jorgensen promised to turn that heartbreak at Hyde Park into a conquering of Copacabana Beach at the Rio Games.

  • United States' Kevin Durant, left, reacts in front of Spain's Rudy Fernandez, right, during a semifinal round basketball game at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Bolt says this is goodbye; Lochte says he’s sorry

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team just got by Spain on Friday, hours before another Olympic juggernaut, Usain Bolt, says his goodbye at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

  • Britain's Alistair Brownlee, left, and his brother Jonathan Brownlee, collapse after crossing the finish line as Alistair finished first and Jonathan second in the men's triathlon event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Brownlees make men’s Olympic triathlon a family affair

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just like four years ago in London, Alistair Brownlee grabbed a British flag, slowed to a trot and then walked across the finish line to win the gold medal in the men’s Olympic triathlon.

  • Gwen Jorgensen, of the United States, trains for the upcoming women's triathlon at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. While viewers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics are taking to social media to slam what they perceive as sexist portrayals of some of the world's greatest athletes, Jorgensen fiercely credits her husband's role in her emergence as the world's top female triathlete. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Jorgensen’s journey included chance meeting in Milwaukee

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Even before he dismounted his bike on that snowy Minnesota morning three years ago to ask Gwen Jorgensen if she’d be his wife, Patrick Lemieux issued an equally unexpected proposal: He would abandon his pro cycling career to be her “house husband.”