• In this Sept. 7, 2013 file photo, members of the Tokyo 2020 delegation celebrate after Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympic Games during the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The next three Olympics are headed for relatively calmer ports of call in South Korea, Japan and China following the organizational drama surrounding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and the just completed Summer Games in Brazil, but challenges remain, especially when it comes to finances and generating enthusiasm among home audiences. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)

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  • 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.

  • 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)

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  • This undated photo provided by Institute of International Finance shows Charles Collyns. Collyns is the chief economist at the Institute of International Finance. Collyns spoke to The Associated Press about China's currency weakness and the strength of the country's economy. (Institute of International Finance via AP)

    Q&A: Former Treasury official Collyns on China’s currency

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A year ago, the People’s Bank of China jolted financial markets by devaluing the Chinese currency. Investors were rattled again when China’s yuan — also called the renminbi, or RMB — dropped last fall. They worried that China’s economy was weaker than anyone thought and that Beijing was driving down the currency to make the country’s exports more affordable overseas.

  • China head coach Jenny Lang Ping speaks with members of the team during a women's gold medal volleyball match against Serbia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    China captures women’s volleyball gold, coach makes history

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Head held high as she took the court moments after her Chinese team entered the arena, Jenny Lang Ping waved and smiled in several directions then paced around the floor observing China’s championship opponent from Serbia.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • China's Chen Long celebrates after winning his men's badminton singles final match against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    China’s Chen wins badminton gold; Malaysia’s Lee 3rd silver

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China’s Chen Long won gold Saturday in men’s badminton, handing Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei his third straight Olympic silver medal and signaling Chen’s place as the game’s new power.

  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi visits the Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang in Xi'an in northwestern China's Shaanxi Province, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. China and Myanmar have pledged to forge closer ties as "blood brothers" following Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to Beijing, her first diplomatic trip since taking power in March. (Li Yibo/Xinhua via AP)

    China, Myanmar vow closer ties after Suu Kyi visits Beijing

    BEIJING (AP) — China and Myanmar said Saturday that they have pledged to forge closer ties as “blood brothers,” as Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi got set to wrap up a visit to Beijing, her first diplomatic trip since taking power in March.

  • Serbia's Silvija Popovic, left, and Brankica Mihajlovic dive for the ball during a women's semifinal volleyball match against the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Serbian women chase gold, first women’s volleyball medal

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tijana Boskovic covered her face and cried for joy in the aftermath of her team’s thrilling semifinal upset of the top-ranked Americans, overcome by the improbable accomplishment for a country that has never been among the world volleyball powers.