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Posted on August 22nd, 2016 in 2016 Rio Olympics, Student Work by fgogola

So there I found myself inside the famed Maracanã alongside Brazilian soccer fans, caught up inside their moment of glory, redemption and pure elation. Brazil has just beaten Germany to win its first-ever Olympic gold medal with an ending you couldn’t script any better. After the World Cup humiliation, the constant dissection of Brazil’s numerous …

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Posted on August 22nd, 2016 in 2016 Rio Olympics, Student Work by fgogola

By Rebecca Harris | @MsRebeccaHarris RIO DE JANEIRO — Life has been somewhat of a waiting game for Jackie Galloway, newly-minted Olympic bronze medalist, at least when it comes to taekwondo. She was named an alternate to Mexico’s Olympic team for the London Games as she carries dual citizenship. She waited to be called up, …

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Posted on August 19th, 2016 in 2016 Rio Olympics, Student Work by fgogola

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola RIO DE JANEIRO — Dalilah Muhammad won the gold medal and Ashley Spencer took bronze in the women’s 400-meter hurdles on Thursday at Olympic Stadium. Both are first-time Olympians. Their double-medal performance came one night after the U.S. swept the podium in the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Muhammad ran a time of …

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