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First Lady Ribs Gabby Douglas Over Fast Food Gabby Douglas admitted indulging in post-Olympics fast food to the wrong person: First lady and healthy eating advocate Michelle Obama, who teased the gymnastics champion.
Aug 16, 2012

Gymnast's Homecoming "Super-Duper Emotional"

Gymnast's Homecoming "Super-Duper Emotional"

Gold medal gymnast McKayla Maroney flew into LAX on Wednesday and headed directly to her training gym, where she was welcomed by friends and fans with open arms.

Aug 14, 2012

Kim Rhode: "I Hope 2016 Comes Soon"

Kim Rhode: "I Hope 2016 Comes Soon"

Back home in El Monte after her record-breaking performance at the London Games, Kim Rhode is reeling in the glory of being the first U.S. athlete to win five Olympic medals in an individual event in as many as...

Jul 5, 2016

U.S. Men Beat Spain for Hoops Gold

U.S. Men Beat Spain for Hoops Gold

Kevin Durant scored 30 points, LeBron James added 19 and the U.S. men's basketball team defended its Olympic title, holding off stubborn Spain 107-100 on Sunday for the gold medal — just as the Americans did in...

Aug 10, 2012

Team USA's Golden Girls Inspire

Team USA's Golden Girls Inspire

With three days left, two thirds of Team USA’s Olympic gold medals were won by women, inspiring women and girls across Southern California to achieve their goals.

Aug 9, 2012

U.S. Captures Elusive Water Polo Gold

U.S. Captures Elusive Water Polo Gold

The U.S. women's water polo team captured gold with an 8-5 victory over Spain Thursday.

Aug 9, 2012

Morgan Helps U.S. Win Soccer Gold

Morgan Helps U.S. Win Soccer Gold

The Diamond Bar native set up Carli Lloyd for the first of two goals.

Aug 9, 2012

Boxer Claressa Shields Strikes Gold

Boxer Claressa Shields Strikes Gold

Claressa Shields, a 17-year-old from Flint, Mich., became the world's first ever female middleweight Olympic champion after defeating her Russian opponent Thursday to the unrelenting chants of "USA."

Aug 9, 2012

American Hamilton to be Stripped of Athens Gold for Doping

American Hamilton to be Stripped of Athens Gold for Doping

American cyclist Tyler Hamilton admitted to CBS's "60 Minutes" last year that he repeatedly used performance-enhancing drugs. Now the International Olympic Committee will be stripping him of the gold medal...

Aug 8, 2012

Boxer Shields Advances to Golden Round

Boxer Shields Advances to Golden Round

A gold medal is just a fight away for America's youngest Olympic boxer, Claressa Shields, who defeated her opponent from Kazakstan Wednesday to the chants of "USA" echoing through London's Excel Center.

Aug 4, 2012

Chinese Win Tainted Badminton Olympic Doubles Gold

Chinese Win Tainted Badminton Olympic Doubles Gold

Four pairs were disqualified this week for trying to lose their group matches to rig the knockout draw.

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