Tom Goldman Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and NPR.org.

2016 Summer Olympics Close. How Did Rio Do?

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Bolt Wins 8th Gold Medal; Eaton Repeats As Olympic Decathlon Winner

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Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva compete in the women's duets synchronized swimming technical routine preliminary on Monday in Rio de Janeiro. Koroleva has suffered several concussions over the years. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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When Swimmers Get Out Of Sync, The Result Can Be A Kick In The Head

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Doping Returns To Spotlight As Olympics Shift To Track And Field

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt Retains Title: World's Fastest Man

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Among Exciting Events, Shooting Emerges As A Boring Olympic Sport

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It Was A Gold Day For The USA In Rio Summer Olympics

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Gold medalists, left to right, Katie Ledecky, Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith and Maya DiRado of the United States pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay final Wednesday. Clive Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Swimmers Dominate Rio Olympics In Exceptional Showing

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Crowd Boos Russian Swimmer Caught Up In Doping Scandal

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In Rio Olympics, Swimmers Katie Ledecky And Michael Phelps Win Gold

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Women's rugby teammates Kelly Griffin (left) and Jillion Potter demonstrate how they would protect Richelle Stephens (bottom) as she attempts to hand off the ball during practice at Olympic Training Center in San Diego. Women's rugby is making its Olympic debut in Rio. Bill Wechter for NPR hide caption

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Olympic Rugby Returns For Men; Women Make Their Debut

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Russian Athletes Await Decision On Status To Compete In Rio Olympics

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Russian Olympians, along with coaches and other officials, pose outside the Assumption Cathedral in Moscow on Wednesday before heading to Brazil. Russia had planned to send nearly 400 athletes to the Rio Games, but more than 110 have been banned because of a doping scandal. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Justin Gatlin celebrates victory in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field. Gatlin has been suspended twice for failing doping tests, once in 2001 and again in 2006. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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At The U.S. Olympic Trials, Mixed Opinions About Russian Doping Scandal

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