The U.S. basketball team celebrates after defeating Serbia in the gold medal game on Sunday, August 21. The Americans' victory marks their third straight Olympic gold.
U.S. basketball player DeAndre Jordan goes for the hoop during the final game against Serbia.
Claressa Shields of the United States celebrates her victory over the Netherlands' Nouchka Fontijn in the middleweight 75-kilogram (165-pound) final boxing bout. Shields is the first U.S. boxer to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals.
Brazilian volleyball player Wallace de Souza, in yellow, spikes the ball in the gold medal game against Italy. The Brazilians won.
Spain's Juan Carlos Navarro, left, goes for the basket against Ryan Broekhoff of Australia during their bronze medal basketball game. The Spaniards won 89-88.
A dog joins the race as runners approach the finish line of the men's marathon.
U.S. volleyball players celebrate after winning bronze in a game against Russia.
Swiss cyclist Nino Schurter, left, and Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic take part in the cross-country mountain bike race. Schurter and Kulhavy earned gold and silver, respectively, while Spain's Carlos Coloma Nicolas finished with the bronze.
France's Nikola Karabatic, center, vies with Denmark's Henrik Toft Hansen and Mikkel Hansen during their gold medal handball match. The Danish came out on top, defeating the French 28-26.
U.S. wrestler Kyle Snyder celebrates winning gold over Azerbaijan's Khetag Gazyumov in the freestyle 97-kilogram (214-pound) match.
Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya celebrates after earning gold in the marathon.
Rhythmic gymnasts from Spain perform in the team all-around final. They placed second, with Russia taking the gold and Bulgaria the bronze.