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Missy Franklin, Golden Girl of 2012 Olympics, Ends Disappointing Run in Rio

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Missy Franklin, Golden Girl of 2012 Olympics, Ends Disappointing Run in Rio

Originally posted 08/12/2016 12:05AM

For Missy Franklin, the Rio Olympics ended as they started – in tears.

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Wisdom, Cheese and Meditation: 5 Things to Know About Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champion Gabby Douglas

Originally posted 06/27/2016 08:00PM

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas was just 16 when she made history at the 2012 London Olympics by becoming the first African-American woman to win the all-around title.

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Runner Alysia Montaño on Heartbreaking Collision that Ended Olympic Dream: 'Regardless of What Happened, I Was Gonna Finish'

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Runner Alysia Montaño on Heartbreaking Collision that Ended Olympic Dream: 'Regardless of What Happened, I Was Gonna Finish'

Originally posted 07/08/2016 04:40PM

Millions watched on Monday as sprinter Alysia Montaño dropped to her knees and wept following a devastating collision that knocked her off her feet during the Olympic trials for the women's 800 meter race.

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Gabby Douglas: Having Setbacks on the Road to Rio 'Motivates Me Even More'

Originally posted 07/07/2016 04:30PM

At just 20 years old, Olympic Gold medalist Gabby Douglas is planning the comeback of her life.

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Gymnast John Orozco Overcomes Injury and Loss to Make It onto Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games

Gymnast John Orozco Overcomes Injury and Loss to Make It onto Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games

Originally posted 06/26/2016 12:15PM

Olympic gymnast John Orozco is going to Rio.

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Blind Afghanistan War Veteran Will Go for Gold at Paralympic Games in Rio

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Blind Afghanistan War Veteran Will Go for Gold at Paralympic Games in Rio

Originally posted 04/30/2016 12:20AM

One year to the day after losing his sight during a tour in Afghanistan, Brad Snyder won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics. This year at the Games in Rio, he plans to top that.

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Gabby Douglas Wins American Cup, Putting Her Steps Closer to a Comeback in Rio

Originally posted 03/08/2016 02:00AM

When Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas won the American Cup on Saturday, it proved the gymnast is serious about the Olympics this summer.

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Olympian Missy Franklin's Memoir Jacket Revealed – See the Stunning Cover!

Olympian Missy Franklin's Memoir Jacket Revealed – See the Stunning Cover!

Originally posted 03/02/2016 08:55AM

Swimming star Missy Franklin knows what it takes to become a champion. And the dedicated athlete is ready to share her inspiring journey in her new memoir.

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Soccer Power Couple – Who Wear Jersey Nos. 2 and 14 – Pick Valentine's Day to Reveal They're Married!

Soccer Power Couple – Who Wear Jersey Nos. 2 and 14 – Pick Valentine's Day to Reveal They're Married!

Originally posted 02/14/2015 07:00PM

Given the numbers on their respective jerseys – she wears No. 2 for the Seattle Reign FC, and he wears No. 14 for the Sporting Kansas City franchise – soccer power couple Sydney Leroux and Dom Dwyer picked 2/14 as the ideal date to reveal a bit of happy news:

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