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First Olympic Games in South America End

Host country Brazil and the world are saying farewell Sunday to the first Olympic Games held in South America, a 16-day spectacle that combined many highlight reel moments with ugly and even bizarre episodes that sometimes overshadowed the competition. Thousands of fans withstood strong winds and sporadic rain to watch the closing ceremony in iconic Maracana Stadium.  The finale was both one last chance to party as well as a transition to the 2020 Summer Olympics to be held in...

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