Here are some enduring takeaways from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
From Fiji in rugby sevens to Puerto Rico's Monica Puig: 10 nations that won their 1st Olympic gold in Rio
As Olympics ended, lets take a look at the nations that tasted success by winning their first gold medal at the Rio Games.
As the Rio Olympics ended after 17 days, here's a look at the World and Olympic Records broken at the games in Brazil.
At the end of the Rio Olympics, USA remained firmly at the top of the medal tally – with 121 medals. Great Britain on 67 medals beat China on 70 for second.
The Rio Olympics ended in a blaze of colour with an exuberant closing ceremony on Sunday as Tokyo took up the baton promising to host the best Games yet in 2020.
Nothing provided greater evidence of a change in the world order in badminton than the results of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Rio Olympics 2016: Proud Brazil breathes sigh of relief as Japan's Shinzo 'Super Mario' Abe takes baton
A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
China blamed fierce competition for their Rio flop and promised to examine their "shortcomings" after slumping to their worst Olympic performance in 20 years.
Day 16 of the Rio Olympics 2016 will see Indians in action across two events – wrestling and athletics. All eyes will be on Yogeshwar Dutt for a medal.
China's Chen Long won gold Saturday in men's singles event in badminton, handing Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei his third straight Olympic silver medal and signaling Chen's place as the game's new power.
United States continued their domination at the top of medal tally, with 105 medals. Great Britain was second on 60 and China third on 65. India now has two.
Usain Bolt put the seal on a glittering Olympic career on Friday with a blistering 4x100m relay victory that clinched sprint's first ever 'triple triple'.
Rio Olympics 2016, day 14 highlights: Usain Bolt's 'triple triple', Ryan Lochte's 'apology' and more
Usain Bolt put the seal on a glittering Olympic career Friday with a blistering 4x100m relay victory that clinched sprint's first ever 'triple triple'.
Germany handed departing coach Silvia Neid the perfect send off by claiming women's football Olympic gold for the first time thanks to a 2-1 win over Sweden in front of a huge crowd at Rio's Maracana.
Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain beat Netherlands for first women's hockey gold in dramatic shoot-out
Great Britain won their first Olympic Games women's hockey gold medal on Friday with a dramatic shoot-out triumph over two-time defending champions the Netherlands.
Usain Bolt and Ryan Lochte commanded the spotlight at Rio Olympics 2016 on Thursday for drastically different reasons.
Kimia Alizadeh won the first ever Olympic medal by an Iranian woman after claiming taekwondo bronze in Rio on Thursday.
Usain Bolt had the look of an unthinkable loss in the Olympic 200 meters. But there's only one opponent who can really beat Bolt: Time.
With Sakshi Malik's bronze medal, India finally opened its medal tally at the Rio Olympics 2016. USA retained top spot with 93 medals, China second with 54.