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Sunday evening saw the 2016 Olympics draw to a close, with athletes from all over the world flooding into the Maracanã stadium for the final celebration in Rio. As expected, the event exuded a different energy than the Opening ceremonies, which can sometimes feel tense and formal in the host country’s effort...

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2016 Rio Olympics: Fencing Events ScheduleDayEventSessionsTimeDay 1. 6th of AugustWomen’s Epee IndividualDirect Elimination of T64 Semi finals, bronze medal match, final09:00 – 14:15 16:00 – 18:15Day 2. 7th of AugustMen’s Foil...

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Ibtihaj Muhammad duels Stephen Colbert

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