The blood and the sweat, the agony and ectasy. Re-live Day 9 through the day's best images.
Yuberjen Herney Martinez of Colombia and Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan trade punches in the men's boxing light fly (46-49 kilograms) final.
Britain's Andy Murray hammers a serve straight down the middle in his gold-medal match against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro.
Mima Ito of Japan keeps her focus in her semifinal against Germany's Petrissa Solja. Ito eventually lost and Solja advanced to the final.
There can be no mistake who this guy is supporting. Brazil's number one fan turned up to the Olympic stadium on Sunday ready to cheer on the host nation in some interesting attire.
There's no getting out of this. Japan's Shinobu Ota wrestles with Azerbaijan's Rovshan Bayramov in their men's 59-kilogram Greco-Roman semifinal.
Iran's Saeid Morad Abdvali celebrates after winning his men's 75-kilogram Greco-Roman bronze medal match against Hungary's Peter Bacsi.
A Brazil judge has sentenced eight men to up to 15 years for plotting a jihadist attack on the 2016 Rio Olympics. Authorities described the group as an "amateur" and downplayed any ties to the so-called "Islamic State."
The former head of Brazil's Olympic committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, has been arrested on allegations of vote buying in Rio's bid for the 2016 Games. The charges follow Nuzman's resignation last week.
The son of the former IAAF president Lamine Diack is at the heart of a corruption racket that involved vote buying for the Olympics, says the French financial prosecutor. Tokyo 2020 and Rio 2016 are under investigation.
The International Olympics Committee has begun investigating allegations of payments made before Rio was awarded the right to host the 2016 Olympics. Former sprinter Frankie Fredericks is also under investigation.
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