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2016 Summer Olympics: Here's the schedule of events for Sunday

It’s been two weeks of ups and downs in Rio, surprises vs. what was expected and, in at least one case, the police were involved.

Today, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, which has been a successful one for the United States, is coming to an end. The closing ceremony for the Games will take place Sunday night, but there are still quite a few medals on the line before then.

USA’s men’s basketball team goes for gold against Serbia at 2:30 (ET), and there’s track and field and cycling events left. Rhythmic gymnastics begins at 10 a.m.

Closing ceremonies air on NBC from 8- 10:30 p.m. ET. The broadcast is on a one-hour tape delay. Just prior to that is a one hour special that highlights the best moments from the Games. 

Here’s a look at some of the events set for Sunday.

Channels

The Summer Games are being broadcast on NBC, Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC,MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, the Golf Channel, NBC Universo and USA Network. That’s just for TV. The rest of the coverage is digital. Check here for the TV schedule.

Live streams

Streams will be available on NBCOlympics.com as well as via the NBC Olympics app. Look for the app on iPhones and iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows phone, Roku streaming boxes, sticks and TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV sticks, the new Apple TV via the device’s app store, and Chromecast via the NBC Sports iOS or Android app.

Telemundo will stream Spanish-language commentary through its website as well as its Telemundo Desportes apps on Android and on iOS. Again, you’ll be asked for your pay TV account login info.

Sunday's schedule (all times are ET) 

8:30 a.m.: Track and field

8:30 a.m.: Volleyball

9:30 a.m.: Handball

10 a.m.: Rhythmic gymnastics

10:30 a.m.: Basketball

11:30 a.m.: Cycling

11:45 a.m.: Wrestling

12:15 p.m.: Volleyball

1 p.m.: Boxing (Womens)

1 p.m.: Handball

2:30 p.m.: Basketball

8-10:30 p.m. - Closing ceremonies

Photos: Rio Olympics day 15

2016 Summer Olympics: Here's the schedule of events for Saturday

The American men's 1x400-meter relay team was disqualified Friday night after making an illegal baton transfer in the race in which it appeared they had taken a bronze medal. 

The team from Jamaica -- with Usain Bolt running the last leg of the race -- took gold. Bolt said it was the last race of his Olympic career, with the win giving him a total of nine medals.

USA's women's 4x100-meter relay team took first place and the gold medal on Friday. 

Today look for the United States to play Spain for the gold in women's basketball, the finals in rhythmic gymnastics, and the finals in the 1500-meter race.

Here’s a look at some of the events set for Saturday.

Channels

The Summer Games are being broadcast on NBC, Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC,MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, the Golf Channel, NBC Universo and USA Network. That’s just for TV. The rest of the coverage is digital. Check here for the TV schedule.

Live streams

Streams will be available on NBCOlympics.com as well as via the NBC Olympics app. Look for the app on iPhones and iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows phone, Roku streaming boxes, sticks and TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV sticks, the new Apple TV via the device’s app store, and Chromecast via the NBC Sports iOS or Android app.

Telemundo will stream Spanish-language commentary through its website as well as its Telemundo Desportes apps on Android and on iOS. Again, you’ll be asked for your pay TV account login info.

Saturday's schedule (all times are ET) 

9 a.m.: Men's Wrestling

10 a.m.: Women's Triathlon

10:40 a.m.: Men's Water Polo

1 p.m.: Women's Boxing

2:30 p.m.: Women's Basketball finals

3:59 p.m.: Rhythmic gymnastics

4:30 p.m.: Men's Soccer

5 p.m.: Modern Pentathlon

8 p.m.: Men's 1500-meter race

What time does Usain Bolt run the 4x100-meter relay Friday night?

If you take Usain Bolt at his word, the Jamaican superstar will likely run his last Olympic race Friday night as he competes in the 4x100-meter relay.

Bolt, who has won two gold medals already – for the 100-meter sprint and the 200-meter sprint – has said that the 2016 Rio Olympics is his last.

The Jamaican team is favored to win the race, and if they do, the medal Bolt gets will be the ninth in his Olympic career.

The 4x100-meter relay is set to start at 9:35 p.m. live on NBC.

Here's more on Usain Bolt:

>Usain Bolt has never run a full mile

>Ellen DeGeneres faces backlash for 'racist' Usain Bolt tweet

What time does Usain Bolt run the 4x100-meter relay Friday night?

If you take Usain Bolt at his word, the Jamaican superstar will likely run his last Olympic race Friday night as he competes in the 4x100-meter relay.

Bolt, who has won two gold medals already – for the 100-meter sprint and the 200-meter sprint – has said that the 2016 Rio Olympics is his last.

The Jamaican team is favored to win the race, and if they do, the medal Bolt gets will be the ninth in his Olympic career.

The 4x100-meter relay is set to start at 9:35 p.m. live on NBC.

Here's more on Usain Bolt:

>Usain Bolt has never run a full mile

>Ellen DeGeneres faces backlash for 'racist' Usain Bolt tweet

Reports: Olympic swimmer James Feigen to pay $10,800, leave Brazil

One of the four U.S. Olympic swimmers embroiled in scandal after an alleged armed robbery in Rio will pay a nearly $11,000 fine to an unnamed charity before leaving Brazil, according to multiple reports.

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James Feigen's lawyer told The Associated Press the Olympian will pay about $10,800 and leave Brazil Friday amid allegations he and other teammates made up a story about being robbed while in town for the Olympics. Fellow swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger have reportedly told Brazilian police that teammate Ryan Lochte lied about the robbery.

Attorney Breno Melaragno told the AP early Friday that Feigen will donate 35,000 Brazilian reals to an unidentified "institution" as part of a deal struck with a Brazilian judge.

>> Related: Report: Teammate claims Lochte fabricated robbery story 

"Melaragno did not specify where the money will go, but the term 'institution' can be taken to mean charity," the wire service reported. "The lawyer said under Brazilian law, a donation can be made to avoid criminal prosecution for minor offenses, but did not say what charge was being contemplated against Feigen."

Melaragno told BBC News the agreement was reached "after a long deliberation" and will mark the end of the case.

"After this donation is done, his passport will be given back to him, and he will be free to return home," he said.

>> Related: What Ryan Lochte said about the Rio robbery

A judge ordered police confiscate Lochte and Feigen's passports as they investigated the alleged crime, which was not reported to police. By that time, Lochte had already left the country, his father said.

Bentz and Conger were pulled off a flight in Rio, questioned and released on Thursday.

A spokesperson for the U.S. Olympic Committee said in a statement earlier this week that Feigen, Lochte, Conger and Bentz were headed to Olympic Village early Sunday when their taxi cab was stopped by armed robbers posing as police officers. The statement was released after Lochte told media outlets the group was robbed after the last Olympic swimming event.

>> Related: Brazil pulls 2 of Ryan Lochte's teammates off plane amid robbery probe

"(They) demanded the athletes' money and other personal belongings," the statement said. "All four athletes are safe and cooperating with authorities."

Brazilian authorities have challenged the report, which was not made to police but came under investigation after media accounts surfaced. Police say the men actually vandalized a gas station bathroom while drunk on Sunday before being questioned by armed guards, paying for the damage and leaving.

>> Related: Twitter mocks Ryan Lochte as his teammates are detained in Rio

The official account was backed up surveillance camera footage, BBC News reported.

Authorities continue to investigate the case.

2016 Summer Olympics: Here's the schedule of events for Friday

Can lightning strike in the same place for a third time? We’ll see tonight when Usain Bolt runs what is likely the Jamaican's last Olympic race.

Bolt will go for his third Gold Medal of the 2016 Olympics when he competes in the 4x100-meter relay. He won the 200-meter sprint Thursday night.

Bolt has said that he plans to retire after the World Championships in 2017.

Also on the schedule Friday is boxing, cycling and water polo finals. 

Here’s a look at some of the events set for Friday.

Channels

The Summer Games are being broadcast on NBC, Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC,MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, the Golf Channel, NBC Universo and USA Network. That’s just for TV. The rest of the coverage is digital. Check here for the TV schedule.

Live streams

Streams will be available on NBCOlympics.com as well as via the NBC Olympics app. Look for the app on iPhones and iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows phone, Roku streaming boxes, sticks and TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV sticks, the new Apple TV via the device’s app store, and Chromecast via the NBC Sports iOS or Android app.

Telemundo will stream Spanish-language commentary through its website as well as its Telemundo Desportes apps on Android and on iOS. Again, you’ll be asked for your pay TV account login info.

Friday's schedule (all times are ET) 

9 a.m.: Equestrian

9:30 a.m.: Badminton

10:20 a.m.: Water Polo

11 a.m.: Synchronized Swimming

11 a.m.: Field Hockey

Noon: Soccer

12:30 p.m.: Cycling

1 p.m.: Boxing

1:30 p.m.: Track and Field

2 p.m.: Taekwondo

2:30 p.m.:  Water Polo

2:30 p.m.: Basketball

3 p.m.: Wrestling

4 p.m.: Field Hockey

4:30 p.m.: Soccer

5 p.m.: Modern Pentathlon

7 p.m.: Taekwando

7:10 p.m.: Track and Field

9:35 p.m.: Men’s 4x100-meter relay

British news anchor out of coma after contracting malaria in Rio

A British news anchor has been brought out of a medically induced coma after contracting a rare form of malaria while visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics. 

>> Read more trending stories

Charlie Webster appeared to be in good health when she arrived in Brazil on Aug. 4 after a six-week, 3,000 mile "Ride to Rio" cycling challenge.

"I just can't believe it," Webster told the BBC shortly after she arrived in Rio. "(It) just shows you can do anything."

The former Sky News sports anchor reportedly started to feel sick at the Olympics opening ceremony. She was admitted to the hospital the next day.

Doctors initially thought Webster was severely dehydrated after her grueling trip to Rio. But just a few days after she was admitted, her agent confirmed she was suffering from malaria. It's unclear exactly which strain she has.

Malaria is caused by parasites that are transmitted to humans through infected female mosquitoes.

But athletes and spectators headed to the Olympics this year were more concerned about another mosquito-borne virus — Zika.

More than a dozen high-profile athletes refused to attend the games out of fear of getting the disease.

Webster is being kept on dialysis and is supported by a respirator. Her family, including her mother and brother have flown to Rio to be with her. 

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5 things you didn't know about Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, is no stranger to the public eye. But there's much more to know about him than his times on the track.

Here are five things you might not have known about the 29-year-old runner:

1. He's worth more than $50 million.

The Jamaican sprinter, whose net worth surpasses that of American swimmer Michael Phelps, has had endorsements with Puma, Visa, Nissan, Gatorade, Virgin Media, Japan's All Nippon Airways and Australian telecom company Optus, among others. He launched his own business venture, Champion Shave, a company that produces and distributes high end razors, just ahead of the 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony. Bolt, who has won the gold medal seven times, has also earned thousands of dollars in Olympic winnings alone.

2. He was born with scoliosis.

But he works hard so that it doesn't affect his athletic performance. 

"When I was younger, it wasn't really a problem. But you grow and it gets worse," Bolt told ESPN. "My spine's really curved bad. But if I keep my core and back strong, the scoliosis doesn't really bother me. So I don't have to worry about it as long as I work hard. The early part of my career, when we didn't really know much about it, it really hampered me because I got injured every year."

3. He ate 1,000 chicken McNuggets during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

In his autobiography, "Faster Than Lighting," Bolt said that while at the 2008 games, he initially ate 20 nuggets at a time, but as the games progressed, he started eating 100 McNuggets a day. In 2011, Bolt told ESPN that his pregame meal is chicken nuggets. 

4. He adopted a cheetah.

In 2009, Bolt paid $13,700 to adopt a cheetah cub, which he named Lightning Bolt, ESPN reported. His sponsorship of the animal was part of an effort to boost Kenyan conservation efforts. The money went to the Kenya Wildlife Service, with aims to help protect Kenya's endangered species.

5. He has never run a full mile.

Though running is his strength, Bolt's agent, Ricky Simms, told the The New Yorker, "Usain has never run a mile." According to multiple outlets, Bolt's primary race was the 200-meter dash, and his coach wanted his secondary event to be the 400-meter dash. The athlete "begged" to avoid the longer distance, and his coach said he could only get out of doing it if he ran a record-setting time in the 200, which he did. 

"Yeah, the riches on offer were high for a successful 100m sprinter," Bolt said. "But I didn't care about the prize funds. My only aim was to avoid running the 400m. That was it, period. And I didn’t imagine for one second that I would be a killer at it."

Photos: Rio Olympics day 13

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