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Meet the US female sailors going for the gold at the Tokyo Olympics

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Maggie Shea and Stephanie Roble told "America Reports" Friday that it’s been a very challenging experience to find alternative ways to train for the Tokyo Olympics under tough circumstances.  "It's certainly been an ...

Fencer Pozdniakova wins Olympic gold in family tradition

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The Russian Olympic Committee is the name for Russia at the Tokyo Olympics and the committee itself has been prominent. Pozdniakova's father, Stanislav Pozdnyakov, is a four-time gold medalist in fencing and the pres...

Connor Fields, USA’s defending Olympic gold medalist BMX rider, suffers horrific crash in semifinals

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Fields and the rest of the group jumped out quickly out of the gate. He was in the first turn when he went over his handlebars and fell onto his face, taking out two other competitors. He was run over other riders wh...

US men’s basketball team advances to gold medal game after beating Australia

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After a poor start at the Tokyo Olympics, the U.S. men's basketball team climbed all the back Thursday as they defeated Australia in the semifinals – and are now just one win away from earning their fourth straight g...

Japan mayor apologizes for biting athlete’s gold medal

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Nagoya mayor Takashi Kawamura had praised pitcher Miu Goto during the Aug. 4 visit, but his eyes were glued to her medal. He asked her to put it around his neck. Kawamura then pulled down his face mask and bit into i...

Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces bill to honor Kyle Rittenhouse with Congressional Gold Medal

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The award is the highest honor bestowed by Congress. Recent recipients have included law enforcement officers who responded to January’s U.S. Capitol Riot and the 13 U.S. service members killed in a terrorist attack ...

This all-Black Women’s Army Corps unit from WWII may finally receive a Congressional Gold Medal

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Members of the Women's Army Corps' all-Black 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion had to fight racial discrimination, gender discrimination and the war itself during World War II. After traveling overseas in 1...

With Simone Biles out, Russians take Olympic gold over US in gymnastics team final

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The ROC finished with a score of 169.528 and won the gold medal. The U.S. had a 166.096 and finished with a silver medal. Great Britain picked up a bronze with a 164.096, edging out Italy and Japan. CLICK HERE FOR MO...

Gold medalist, 4-time Olympian Dalhausser leaves the beach

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"I was in a quiet room. Had a lot of time to think," he said after being eliminated on Sunday and confirming that this will be his last Olympics. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . "I’ve missed like a year an...

Griner leads US to gold medal game with 79-59 win vs Serbia

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The U.S. already knows that drill. Brittney Griner had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Americans beat the Serbians 79-59 on Friday to advance to title game. "This is exactly where we want to be," said Brea...

The Harlem Hellfighters, Black soldiers who fought in World War I, will receive a Congressional Gold Medal

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The "Harlem Hellfighters" helped the US win World War I. The Black infantry unit was one of the most decorated regiments at the time, even as most of its members were met with racism and disregard upon their return ...

US Olympian Chloe Kim talks meteoric rise to fame, why she tossed 2018 gold medal in trash

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Kim was only 17 at the time and was the youngest woman to complete two 1,080-degree spins in a row at the Olympics and was the youngest to win Olympic gold in the women’s halfpipe. Kim’s celebrity eventually landed h...

Olympic Gold: Men’s gymnastics struggling to survive

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The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the latter offered a stark glimpse into the steadily eroding support for men's gymnastics at the NCAA level, one that will eventually have a ripple effect up and down ...

Team USA picks up first gold medals of the Tokyo Olympics

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Chase Kalisz got the U.S. on board in the pool, winning the 400-meter individual medley. It was the first of six medals the Americans won in the pool. "I’m happy to be here and kick the U.S. off," Kalisz said. C...

Australia’s Jessica Fox wins first Olympics women’s canoe slalom gold

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With a history-making gold medal within her reach, she was not going to miss her chance. Starting last with an eye on the time she had to beat, Fox shot out of the gate on Thursday and ripped through the rapids at th...

Guan Chenchen wins balance beam gold at the Tokyo Olympics as Simone Biles claims bronze

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Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo China's Guan Chenchen won gold in the women's balance beam final at the Tokyo Olympics as Simone Biles claimed a bronze. Biles was competing in her first event in Tokyo since withdrawi...

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