Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 16

Gabriel Abreu balances the ball on his chest during a footvolley match on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro (Scotty Bara/Cronkite News)

Rowers from Team China practice for their event the next day. (Photo by Langston Fields/Cronkite News)

Two men sleep by a mural on Olympic Boulevard. (Photo by Louisa Stanwich/Cronkite News)

A man sells bathing suits on a pole on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo by Scotty Bara/Cronkite News)

Carmelo Anthony answers questions before US men’s basketball practice at the Flamengo Club in Rio de Janeiro. (Courtney Pedroza/Cronkite News)

A Rio de Janeiro military police officer waves his gun out of the car as they drive down the street, following a protest that required police intervention. (Courtney Pedroza/Cronkite News)

Take a look at some of the best photos taken by Cronkite News reporters on location in Rio de Janeiro covering all things related to the 2016 Olympics and the culture of Rio.