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DBR- "Iconic" Or Not, Rio Sighs To A Close- August 22, 2016
After the Brazilian city won hosting rights, says Alan Abrahamson, "Problem is, between 2009 and Sunday night, the Brazilian economy crashed"…
DBR- The Sports Examiner Charts All The Medals- August 22, 2016
This 28-page PDF from the fertile mind of Rich Perelman takes care of all the medals in all the Rio sports. Great reference source if you're a fan of more than track (what?)…
DBR- Rio 2016 Declared "Marvelous" At Closing Ceremony- August 22, 2016
Nick Butler of insidethegames.biz reports as the Games close amid wind, rain and a power failure…
DBR- "Only The Athletes Can Feel Proud Of These Games"- August 21, 2016
Veteran Olympic writer Neil Wilson of sportsfeatures.com pulls exactly zero punches in his overall analysis of what went down in Rio…
DBR- Ryan Crouser Entertains T&FN Tourists (video)- August 21, 2016
At a gala luncheon attended by the 300 members of the TAFNOT tour to Rio, Jeff Hollobaugh interviews the shot's gold medalist. Check out this clip of about 10 minutes…
DBR- Athletes Inspired In Rio: Oly Brass, Not So Much- August 21, 2016
"If you can understand our frustration with [Lochte], then you can understand how we feel about the IOC. They jet in, live a life of privilege and then jet out, never to be seen again," a Brazilian told Bonnie D. Ford of ESPN…
DBR- Officials Can Learn Lessons After Rio Risk- August 21, 2016
Stephen Wilson of the Associated Press takes an analytical look at the plusses and minuses of Brazil's hosting of the Olympic Games…
DBR- 31 Medals (At Least) For Team USA- August 21, 2016
The men's marathoners could add more on Sunday, but Alan Abrahamson is happy that the long-elusive 30-medal goal was met "with class and character"…
DBR- We've Come Long Way; Still Long Way To Go- August 21, 2016
Jaimie Fuller of insidethegames.biz reflects on what a game-changer Fanny Blankers-Koen was at the 1948 Olympics, where she changed the image of women Olympians…