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#RIO2016 Flag bearer Michael Phelps of the United States is seen during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5...

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from The Cut

Everything You Need to Know About Tonga’s Flag-Bearer, Pita Taufatofua

Tonga's flagbearer Pita Nikolas Taufatofua leads his delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016. / AFP / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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The History Of U.S. Olympic Flag Bearers Every four years, hundreds of American athletes trot into the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympics, but only one receives the honor of flag bearing...

#RIO2016 Yane Marques flag bearer for the Brazilian delegation waves the Brazilian flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana...

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from Bleacher Report

Simone Biles Named Team USA Flag-Bearer for 2016 Olympic Closing Ceremony

The United States Olympic team confirmed Saturday that gymnast Simone Biles will carry the American flag during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday night.

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2008 Beijing Olympics: IOC upgrades Team Nigerias bronze to silver The International Olympic Committee IOC has formally written to inform Nigeria team through the Nigeria Olympic Committee that it has upgraded Nigerias Bronze medal won in the womens 4100-meter relay at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing to silver. The IOC stripped Russia of the gold medal the country won in the womens 4100-meter relay at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing after which government-sponsored doping scandal wreaked havoc…