• Silver medal Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa, crosses his arms as he celebrates on the podium after the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have “a heroic welcome,” a government spokesman said Monday. But it was not clear whether the runner would go back.

  • 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.