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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Handball

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Handball

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Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Will Rodriguez put his collectible cup down just for a second, then — swoosh! — it was swiped.

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Handball Team Rescues Tennis Star From Olympic Elevator

Handball Team Rescues Tennis Star From Olympic Elevator

The biggest moment so far for the Argentinian handball team at the 2016 Rio Olympics may not have occurred on the court. No, it may have happened in an Olympic Village elevator.

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016
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Around the World in 40 Blazers: Best Outfits of the Rio Opening Ceremony

From the traditional to the trendy, all the best fashion from the Parade of...View gallery

  • [Rio2016] Australia in the Parade of Nations at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Bahamas in the Parade of Nations at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Brazil in the Parade of Nations at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
Friday, Aug 5, 2016
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23 Most Jaw-droppingly Beautiful Moments From the Rio Opening Ceremony

Marvel at the pageantry of the 2016 Rio Olympic Opening CeremonyView gallery

  • [Rio2016] Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony
Friday, Aug 5, 2016
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By NBC Olympics

Rio Opening Ceremony in Pictures

The story of the 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony, told in photosView gallery

  • [Rio2016] 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] Fireworks at the 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony
  • [Rio2016] The Brazilian national anthem at the 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

Athletes in Rio Olympics' Refugee Team Luckier Than Many

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Popole Misenga broke down crying — for the family in Congo that he hasn't seen in 15 years, and for all the world's refugees who haven't been as lucky as he's been.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016

What to Know About Handball

What to Know About Handball

Ahead of the Rio Olympics, handball is breaking out of its traditional European base and becoming a truly global sport. The men's game has never seen an Olympic or world champion from outside Europe, but...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016

Learn the Rules of Handball

Learn the Rules of Handball

Men's handball made its first Olympic appearance in Berlin in 1936 and returned to the games in 1972. Women's handball was introduced to the Olympics at the 1976 Games in Montreal, Canada.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016

Handball: What You've Missed Since London

Handball: What You've Missed Since London

On the men's side, France returns to the Olympics seeking a third straight Olympic gold medal. With a typically loaded squad, the French also boast three International Handball Federation World Player of...

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