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Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe, Gabby Giffords and Denzel Washington among Medal of Freedom awardees

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President Joe Biden will award the Medal of Freedom -- the nation's highest civilian honor -- to 17 recipients next week, with his first slate of honorees since taking office featuring Olympians, an Academy Award wi...

The last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient has died, age 98

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Hershel Woodrow Williams, the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient, has died, according to the Woody Williams Foundation. He was 98 years old. "Today at 3:15am, Hershel Woodrow Williams, affectionate...

Team GB ordered to return Olympic medal from Tokyo 2020 Games

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The British Olympic Association (BOA) announced on Thursday the team was informed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that it must return the silver medals from the 4x100m relay event won during the Tokyo 20...

Holocaust survivor, Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Gerda Weissmann Klein dies at 97

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Holocaust survivor and Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, Gerda Weissmann Klein, died April 3, her son Jim Klein confirmed to CNN. She was 97. Born in Bielsko, Poland, on May 8, 1924, Klein had enjoyed a "normal ...

Olympian Stanislav Horuna selling his medal to support Ukraine amid Russian invasion

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Horuna, who represented Ukraine during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the men's karate Kumite event, says his longtime dream was to be up on the podium for his country. He achieved that, winning bronze in the T...

France and Manchester United star Paul Pogba reveals theft of World Cup medal

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Paul Pogba's World Cup winner's medal was among the items stolen during a recent burglary at his home, the Manchester United midfielder has revealed. Last week, when Pogba was playing in his side's Champions League ...

All-Black women’s World War II unit to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal

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An all-Black Women's Army Corps unit that sorted millions of pieces of mail in unheated warehouses during World War II will finally be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal decades after the fact. President Joe Biden s...

Emma Weyant: Second-place finisher in Lia Thomas’ NCAA championship race won Olympic medal in 2021

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Still, the crowd cheered for the second-place finisher, Virginia freshman Emma Weyant, who clocked a time of 4:34.99, falling behind Thomas in the final 100 yards of the 500 freestyle event. Texas freshman Erica Sull...

Medal of Honor recipient on urban warfare facing Russian forces: ‘Should scare the hell out of Putin’

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Retired Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia said the invasion has not gone well for Vladimir Putin so far and may get worse as the fighting moves to more urban areas.  "This is a humiliation. This is allegedly a world pow...

Ukraine surges to top of medal table at 2022 Winter Paralympic Games amid Russian attacks

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Ukraine took home three gold medals in the biathlon and seven overall after the first day of competition at the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing. Vitalii Lukianenko, who won gold in the men's sprint vision-imp...

Winter Olympics 2022 final medal tally

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Norway is going home with the most medals and most gold medals. It’s the third straight Games where they’ve at least tied or led in gold medals. LIVE UPDATES: BEIJING OLYMPICS Kaillie Humphries and Kaysha ...

Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beats Russians for its 1st hockey gold medal

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After finally accomplishing what so many Finland teams before were unable to do, there was plenty of strength to go around. Finland, known as Suomi in Finnish, is now synonymous with gold. The Finns knocked off the f...

American Elana Meyers Taylor makes Winter Olympics history with bronze medal in bobsled

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Taylor's five medals are the most among Black athletes in Winter Olympics history, the most by any women’s Olympic bobsledder and two more than any other U.S. Olympic bobsledder – male or female. LIVE UPDATES: BEIJIN...

Winter Olympics 2022: China’s Eileen Gu wins 3rd Olympic medal — a halfpipe gold

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—It was multinational freeskiing sensation Eileen Gu learning her gold medal was secure, then falling to her knees at the top of that halfpipe, covering her hands with her mittens and screaming "Oh my God!" —It was t...

Olympic skier misses chance at gold medal after wrong turn

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Riiber, a three-time world champion, was leading by nearly a minute in the Nordic combined large hill/10km event on Tuesday when he took a wrong turn on the course, heading toward the finish line instead of looping a...

Team USA’s Joey Mantia snags 1st speedskating medal in 3rd Olympics

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The 36-year-old American, along with Casey Dawson and Emery Lehman, earned the bronze in team pursuit on Tuesday. It was the second speedskating medal for the United States in Beijing. Erin Jackson won gold in the 50...

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