• Brazil's Neymar cries as he kneels down to celebrate with teammate goalkeeper Weverton after scoring the decisive penalty kick during the final match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Brazil won the gold medal on  a penalty shootout. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

    Neymar finds redemption in Olympic gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just two weeks ago Neymar’s commitment to the Olympic team was questioned by Brazil’s fans.

  • South Africa's Caster Semenya waves wearing her gold medal for the women's 800-meter final during an athletics podium ceremony at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Chased by controversy: A timeline of Caster Semenya’s career

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Caster Semenya is the Olympic champion nearly seven years to the day after she arrived in track and field and sparked a controversy so complex and so sensitive, the sport is still struggling to deal with it.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final as fourth placed Canada's Melissa Bishop covers her face during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    As predicted, Caster Semenya wins 800 Olympic title

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It was predicted. That didn’t make it any less impressive, or any less contentious.

  • Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring the decisive penalty kick during the final match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Brazil won the gold medal on a penalty shootout. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

    With penalty kick, Brazil wins 1st soccer Olympic gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil’s biggest soccer star gave the Olympic host its biggest moment of the games.

  • 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.

  • Russia's Vladlena Bobrovnikova, right, and France's Allison Pineau challenge for the ball during the women's final handball match between France and Russia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Russia wins women’s handball gold over France

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Russia won a hard-fought contest against France to take Olympic women’s handball gold Saturday, drawing motivation from a speech by coach Evgeny Trefilov that emphasized the team’s underdog status.

  • Aleksander Lesun of Russia is about to cross the finish line to win the gold medal at the end of the men's modern pentathlon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Lesun gets over his disappointment with gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Aleksander Lesun had four years to get over his disappointment in London, four years to prepare for his next opportunity.

  • 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.