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from the Guardian

Olympics 2016 daily briefing: an unexpected dive and a very high vault

Setting the bar very high, Olympic record high, Brazil's Thiago Braz Da Silva was able to take home the gold medal in the men's pole vault on Aug.

from Mail Online

Ibtihaj Muhammad makes US history, wears hijab in Olympics

CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO IBTIHAJ FROM UBRIHAJ - Ibtihaj Muhammad from United States, celebrates after winning against Olena Kravatska from Ukraine, during the women's saber individual fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

from BBC News

Africa's top shots: 5 - 11 August 2016

On Monday, a young fan of team Cameroon smiles ahead of a Women's preliminary volleyball match between agsinst Japan at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

from Fox News

Phelps captures 19th gold medal as US wins 4x100-meter freestyle relay

In his first appearance of the Rio Games, Michael Phelps shows he's still capable of the kind of jaw-dropping performances that already made him the most decorated Olympic athlete of them all

from Mashable

Shaunae Miller literally dove for gold to beat Allyson Felix in Rio

Bahamas' Shaunae Miller dives across the finish line ahead of United States' Allyson Felix to win the gold medal in the 400 meter finals during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). United States' Michael Phelps competes in a men's 200-meter butterfly heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Monday, August 8: Guanabara Bay - A boy throws a plastic bottle into Guanabara Bay, upstream of the area where the sailing competition will be held at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 7, 2016.