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2016 Rio Olympics

Coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — from the opening ceremony to the closing ceremony.

What will happen to Rio’s stadiums after the Olympics end?

How to watch the Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony: time, live stream, and what to expect

What if we judged sexist sport coverage as an Olympic sport?

Ryan Lochte’s alleged Rio robbery debacle, explained


Yes, race walking is an Olympic sport. Here’s how it works.

How gymnastics scoring works, explained with a comic

Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky got the Marvel superhero treatment they deserve

Allyson Felix lost a gold medal to Shaunae Miller because of a dive. It’s legal.

How do Olympians eat? Clean and, often, very little.

Simone Biles is unlike any gymnast we’ve ever seen

If Simone Manuel inspires black children to swim, she could literally save their lives

The diving pool at the Olympics is closed after turning green. Here’s what happened.

Simone Manuel calls out police brutality after historic Olympic swimming victory

Simone Manuel’s Olympic gold is also a victory over swimming’s racist history

The medal count: USA continues its Olympic domination

Why Olympic athletes and fans aren't likely to catch Zika

This old YA novel shows us how far women’s gymnastics has come — and how far it hasn’t

Why being as flexible as an Olympic gymnast isn’t necessarily a good thing

The US women’s gymnastics team’s sheer domination, explained

How Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova became the Olympics' biggest villain