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The U.S. women's basketball team poses Saturday after winning its sixth straight gold medal and its 49th straight game in the Olympics. The team's success reflects the growing dominance of U.S. women in recent Olympiads. The U.S. women have won more medals than the American men in the past two Summer Games. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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American Paul Chelimo (left), a member of the U.S. Army, celebrates his silver medal in the men's 5,000 meters along with the winner, Mo Farah of Britain. Chelimo was disqualified shortly afterward, but his second-place finish was later reinstated. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the men's 4x100-meter relay in Rio on Friday night. Bolt won his third gold in Rio, and his ninth overall, tying the all-time record for track and field athletes. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven, speaking at a news conference in Rio on Friday, said there would be cutbacks to next month's Paralympic Games in Brazil. Up to 10 countries may not be able to participate, he said. Matt Hazlett/Getty Images hide caption

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American Ashton Eaton competes in the decathlon 110-meter hurdles Thursday in Rio. He won the decathlon for the second time, becoming just the third man to successfully defend his title. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Brazil's Neymar soars over Honduras' goalkeeper Luis Lopez as he scores just 15 seconds into their semifinal game on Wednesday in Rio's Maracana Stadium. Brazil won 6-0 to advance to the gold medal game on Saturday against Germany — the team that knocked Brazil out of the 2014 World Cup with a lopsided victory. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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April Ross (left) watches her U.S. teammate Kerri Walsh Jennings try to reach the ball during a women's beach volleyball semifinal match early Wednesday. The Americans lost in straight sets to the Brazilians, 22-20 and 21-18, ending Walsh Jennings' quest for a fourth straight gold. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica wins the 100-meter final in 9.81 on Sunday, becoming the first man to ever win the race in three straight Olympics. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images hide caption

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