Kosovo's Malinda Kelmendi, who competes in judo, waves the country's flag in the capital city Pristina on July 29. Kosovo, which declared independence in 2008, is sending eight athletes to its first Olympic Games.
Meet The Newest Olympic Teams: Kosovo and South Sudan : The Torch : NPR
Rio Olympics 2016: Opening ceremony The first ever Olympic Games in South America are underway after an opening ceremony that featured a colorful look at Brazil's past a glamorous celebration of its present and a strong environmental message. The opening ceremony can set the tone for Olympic Games. Beijing's technological extravaganza in 2008 and London's wild and wonderful journey through its history in 2012 announced that the Olympics had arrived both in emphatic fashion. On Friday…
Best of Rio 2016 | OIympic Games - The Refugee Olympic team, Michael Phelps' goodbye, Simone Biles debut, Usain Bolt's triple triple, marriage proposals, the first medals for Kosovo, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Fiji and Vietnam... so many Rio 2016 moments will live forever!!