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5 things you missed from the Rio Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 17

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Usain Bolt

In hot water

After a judge ordered they turn over their passports,Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, two American swimmers who were reportedly robbed Sunday morning along with Ryan Lochte, were detained by Brazilian authorities for several hours as they attempted to leave the country.

Feigen, who was also involved, told USA TODAY Sports that he was safe but wanted to go home. "I'm just trying to give Brazil what they need or what they want and get out of here," he said. Stateside, NBC reported that Lochte stuck to his story but tweaked several key details.

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Meanwhile, reports swirled that a British swimmer was "held up at gunpoint" on Tuesday morning.

Bolt's new foil

After Justin Gatlin surprisingly failed to advance past the men's 200-meter semifinals,Usain Bolt may have found himself a new rival for his final individual race.

In Bolt's semifinal run, he found himself challenged by 21-year-old Canadian Andre De Grasse, causing the Jamaican sprinting legend to look over, smile and push a little harder to win the heat.

De Grasse, causing the Jamaican sprinting legend to look over, smile and push a little harder to win the heat.

De Grasse said it was all a part of his plan. "I wanted to make (Bolt) use as much energy as possible because I think I am going to do a better job of recovering than he is," he said. "I am younger, so we will see what happens."

Ladies'night on the track

Things went awfully well for the U.S. women's track and field team on Wednesday.

First, Tianna Bartoletta leaped 7.17 meters (23 feet, 6 1/4 inches) to win the women's long jump, bumping fellow American and reigning champ Brittney Reese to silver.

Then, breakout star Tori Bowie took bronze in the 200 meters to become the first American runner with two medals in Rio.

Lastly came the big finale, an unprecedented show of dominance in the 100 hurdles.Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin finished 1-2-3 to sweep the podium for the United States.

They are who we thought they were

USA Basketball, drawing criticism and concern after a bumpy ride in group play, rose the occasion in elimination play to clobber Argentina 105-78 in the quarterfinals.

Kevin Durant led the Americans with 27 points. On the losing side, Manu Ginobili got emotional as he faced the end of his international career (which featured a gold medal in 2004).

Coming up next: 2008 and 2012 silver medalists Spain, who just dominated France.

Men's soccer final set

The gold medal match is set for men's soccer, with host Brazil set to face Germany just two years after a historic, humiliating 7-1 loss in the World Cup semifinals. Brazil earned itself a chance at redemption with a 6-0 win against Honduras. Neymar scored twice for Brazil, including the opener just 15 seconds into the match – the fastest goal in Olympic history.

Jager ends U.S. steeplechase drought

For the first time in more than three decades, an American man medaled in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Evan Jager won silver in the event, with Kenya's Conseslus Kipruto setting an Olympic record to take gold. Jager's finish is America's best since the 1952 Helsinki Games, when Horace Ashenfelter took gold.