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Laurie Hernandez

Rio 2016: It's Teen Gymnast Laurie Hernandez's Time To Shine

The youngest member of the U.S. women's gymnastic squad talks overcoming injury and becoming a role model. 

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David Boudia Olympic Diver

Rio 2016: Olympic Diver David Boudia On What's 'Greater Than Gold'

The gold-medal athlete shares how finding faith helped him gain perspective on life and his sport. 

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Joanna Kovacs and her son, Joe, near the beach at Chula Vista, California, where Joe trained for the Olympic Trials

Rio 2016: A Mother's Pride in Her Olympian Son

Joanna Kovacs was mother, father and even coach to her shot-putting son, Joe. And now that he's made the U.S. Olympics squad, she'll be cheering him on from the stands in Rio de Janeiro.

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Brooke Sweat

Rio 2016: How Beach Volleyball Player Brooke Sweat Found Love on the Sand

The Olympian shares her dreams for Rio and how her husband introduced her to the sport. 

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Danell Leyva

Rio 2016: How Danell Leyva Is Continuing A Legacy

The U.S. gymnast, whose mother and stepfather fled Cuba, talks about the sacrifices his family made in order for him to fulfill his Olympic dream. 

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Joe Kovacs, who will represent the USA in the Rip Olympics in the shot put competition

Rio 2016: Joe Kovacs’ Olympic Journey

Joanna Kovacs' son, Joe, will be throwing the shot put for the U.S. in the 2016 Olympic Games. As an athlete and a single mom, Joanna was mother, father and even coach to Joe throughout his accomplished career.

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Dagmara Wozniak U.S. Fencing

Rio 2016: Dagmara Wozniak's Olympic Journey Is the American Dream

The child of immigrants, U.S. Fencing star Dagmara Wozniak shares how, through hard work, she's made her own American dream come true. 

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Shakur Stevenson US Boxing

Rio 2016: Boxer Shakur Stevenson Is Ready for Gold

The young phenom may be America's best chance at gold in men's boxing at this year's Olympics. 

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Christen Press U.S. Women's Soccer

Rio 2016: How Christen Press Rediscovered Her Love for the Game

The U.S. Women's Soccer star shares why she thought her dream of playing for the National team might never come true and what she's looking forward to in Rio. 

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Inspiring US Athletes Headed To Rio

Rio 2016: Inspiring Olympic Athletes Representing The U.S.A

We've rounded up some of the most inspiring athletes on team U.S.A. to talk to them about their Olympic hopes, love of sports and the incredible obstacles they overcame in order to make their dreams come true.

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Golden State's Stephen Curry closely guards Cleveland star LeBron James

NBA Finals: Warriors and Cavaliers Prayed Together

What's the most surprising thing about the NBA Finals? The answer has nothing to do with who won. 

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Boxer and humanitarian Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali: A Champion in the Ring and in Life

A Guideposts staffer shares a memorable encounter he had with former heavyweight champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali that offered a brief glimpse of the man behind the legend.

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