Olympics

Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 18

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.

Rio Olympic cauldron breaks tradition

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Olympic flame shines brightly along the Olympic Boulevard in the newly revitalized area of downtown Rio de Janeiro.

Former Wildcat competes in Olympics decathlon for Spain

RIO DE JANEIRO — Olympic decathlete and University of Arizona graduate Pau Tonnesen will look for his father in the stands during his multi-day competition in Rio. (Photo by Jaclyn Chung/Cronkite News)

Magnificent Seven’s Borden flips back to ‘96 Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - For 1996 Olympic gold medalist Amanda Borden, gymnastics has become more than just a sport. It is a way to make a positive impact in the community, a way to inspire young athletes and it is what she built her life around with her Gold Medal Gymnastics gyms in Tempe and Chandler.

Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 17

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.

Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 16

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.

Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 15

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.

Arizona athletes increase USA medal count

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Sixteen Arizona athletes are competing at the Olympic Games and working to ensure Team USA comes home with as many medals as possible. Take a look at their progress.