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Despite challenges and blemishes, Rio Olympics still won

The Olympics were too big for Rio in many ways. But the competitions, and the competitors, ultimately overshadowed the glitches. The many moving stories of Olympians stand over the games, as does the remarkable quartet of Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky.

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Mongolian wrestling coaches strip in protest of Olympic loss

Wrestler Mandakhnaran Ganzorig and his coaches thought he had won the 65-kilogram bronze medal match, until his opponent, Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan, successfully challenged the result, saying that Ganzorig was avoiding him in the last seconds of the match. Ganzorig fell to his knees in disappointment; his coaches went much further.

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Why Team USA athletes have been "spotted" with cupping marks

Several Team USA athletes have been spotted (literally) with round purple or red marks on their backs, shoulders and other body parts. An acupuncturist says these are the telltale signs of an ancient Chinese medicine practice called cupping. She explains why elite athletes may find it useful.
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Why Team USA athletes have been 1:10

Why Team USA athletes have been "spotted" with cupping marks

USA Swim Team tries out Carpool Karaoke on the road to Rio 7:42

USA Swim Team tries out Carpool Karaoke on the road to Rio

Olympian Casey Eichfeld finds 'happy place' in raging whitewater 3:39

Olympian Casey Eichfeld finds 'happy place' in raging whitewater

Olympian Ashleigh Johnson blocks shots, breaks stereotypes in water polo 3:22

Olympian Ashleigh Johnson blocks shots, breaks stereotypes in water polo