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    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 05: Fireworks explode over Maracana stadium with the Mangueira 'favela' community in the foreground during opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commenced tonight at the iconic stadium. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    After two weeks of amazing moments, the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio will come to and end tonight.

    Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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    CLOSING CEREMONY

    The first Olympics in South America will come to an end at Maracanã Stadium for the Closing Ceremony. The Mayor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, will receive the Olympic flag symbolizing the conclusion of the Rio Olympics and the start to the 2020 Summer Games. Many details are being kept under wraps but look for five-time gymnastics medalist Simone Biles to carry the U.S. flag at the ceremony for Team USA. Norwegian electronic musical Kygo is expected to perform. Brazilian soccer legend Pele, who had hoped to attend the Opening Ceremony before he was sidelined for ill health, could potentially make an appearance on Sunday.

    HOW TO SEE IT: NBC will air coverage of the Closing Ceremony from 8 p.m. ET to 10:30 p.m. Watch it live here.

    Day 14 DeAndre Jordan #6 of United States celebrates after slam dunking over Pau Gasol #4 of Spain in action during the United States Vs Spain men's basketball semifinal during the men's basketball tournament at Carioca Arena1on Aug. 19, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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    US MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM LOOKS GOLDEN

    The U.S. men’s basketball team has had to answer questions about being a disappointment in Olympic competition. But all those questions have been silenced as the U.S. dominated Serbia to win the gold medal Sunday afternoon.

    Aaron Russell of United States spikes at the Italy defense during the men's volleyball semifinal match on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracanazinho on Aug. 19, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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    US VOLLEYBALL MEN WIN BRONZE

    A little less than 48 hours removed from a shocking loss to Italy in the semifinals, a young American team rebounded to take the bronze from a Russian squad that lost in three sets to Brazil.

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    Claressa Maria Shields of the United States fights Dariga Shakimova of Kazakhstan in the women's middle semifinal 1 on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro arena on Aug. 19, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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    CLARESSA SHIELDS WINS BACK-TO-BACK OLYMPIC GOLD

    Update: Claressa Shields defeated Netherlands’ Nouchka Fontijn to win back-to-back gold medals in women's boxing.

    Left, independent runner Guor Marial competes during the men's marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 in London. Right, Marial smiles as he arrives at the Heathrow airport in London on August 3, 2012.

    MEN’S MARATHON

    Update: Kenya's Kipchoge takes gold , Ethiopias Lilesa takes silver and the USA's Rupp wins bronze in the men's marathon.