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Fog pushes back start of men’s snowboard cross, cancels qualifying runs

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Snowboard cross is one of those events that leads to its fair share of crashes under normal circumstances, so imagine throwing reduced visibility thanks to fog in the mix. The latest news is that snowboard snow cross qualifying runs have been canceled, according to NBC’s Skyler Wilder:

In case you’re wondering how seeding will be handled, then, Wilder provides that info and an idea of the foggy conditions:

The New York Times’ Doug Mills shared another image of the fog:

Todd Richards provided a more abstract account.

Either way, it doesn’t sound like an ideal situation for snowboard cross. We’ll find out if the conditions improve on Monday.

WATCH: Top basketball moments of the Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20:  (L-R) Gold medalists Diana Taurasi #12 and Sue Bird #6 of United States celebrate during the medal ceremony after the Women's Basketball competition on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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As expected the U.S. took gold in both men’s and women’s basketball, with the men winning their third consecutive Olympic gold medal and the women running their streak to six straight. But there was a lot more to take in at the basketball venues, including Serbia’s men’s team winning their first Olympic basketball medal (as an independent nation), and Spain doing the same in the women’s bracket.

To watch the top basketball moments of the Rio Olympics, click here.

WATCH: Top track and field moments of the Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 14:  Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100 meter final on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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From Sam Kendrick’s patriotic moment to Usain Bolt’s “triple-triple,” check out the best moments from the 2016 Rio Olympics track and field competition.

You can watch all of these moments here.