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Japans Prime Minister emerges as Super Mario during Rio Olympics closing ceremony (Photo credit: Telegraphand AFP) The prime minister of Japan Shinzo Abe made a spectacular appearance at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. The footage begins with a bright animation of Mario in Tokyo alongside Doraemon and has him jumping down a green pipe with a red ball plummeting into the earth to emerge from Maracana stadium where the ceremony was held. Mario…

Tokyo's turn International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, gives the Olympic flag to Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Aug. 21 in Rio de Janeiro. Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Next Olympics: A projection relating to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is seen during the closing ceremony on Sunday

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Field hockey player Jackie Briggs of Team USA wears the Olympic ring sunglasses. - Jackie Briggs from the United States wears the Olympic ring sunglasses. - David Goldman/AP Photo - 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony: August 21, 2016

Warming world may put most cities off-limits for summer Olympics. By 2085, only eight Northern Hemisphere cities outside of western Europe are likely to be cool enough to host the summer games. San Francisco would be one of just three North American cities that could serve as hosts. By 2085, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome, Paris and Budapest would be unfit to host the games. Tokyo, the city that has secured the 2020 summer Olympiad, would also be too hot. No African or Latin American cities would…

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Mario made an appearance at the actual Olympic Games: Earlier this afternoon, I was joking with my roommate about the closing ceremony for…

Rio throws final party to say goodbye to 2016 Olympics: August 21, 2016 - The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro came to an end on Aug. 21 with a closing ceremony celebrating the best of Brazilian culture and music. The 16-day event saw 27 new world records and 91 Olympic records set. The Olympic flag was handed over to Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo, where the 2020 Olympic Games will be held. (Pictured) The Olympic flag can be seen during the closing ceremony.

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