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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Boxer Shakur Stevenson, 19, Heads To Medal Round And A Fight With A Russian

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The American's victory assures him of no worse than a bronze medal. Those watching the fight included boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Allyson Felix Wins Silver As The Bahamas' Miller Takes Gold In 400-Meter Final

Monday, August 15, 2016

With her seventh Olympic medal, Allyson Felix now becomes the most decorated female athlete in U.S. track and field's history.

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U.S. Women's Field Hockey Team Exits Olympics With Quarterfinal Loss To Germany

Monday, August 15, 2016

It was a bittersweet end to the Olympics for a U.S. squad that had aspired to a medal — and started play in Brazil with wins over world No. 2 Argentina and No. 3 Australia.

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Netherlands' Wevers Wins Balance Beam Gold; Hernandez And Biles Take Silver, Bronze

Monday, August 15, 2016

After an unexpectedly mortal performance by Simone Biles, Sanne Wevers seizes an Olympic opportunity.

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Chinese Divers Get Engaged On Medals Podium At Rio Olympics

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Call it the Summer (Olympics) of love: He Zi of China had just received her silver medal when her boyfriend, fellow diver Qin Kai, pulled out a ring and proposed marriage.

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Golf's First Gold Medal In 112 Years Is Won By Britain's Justin Rose

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Justin Rose of Great Britain won the first Olympic gold medal in golf since 1904 Sunday, after holding off Sweden's Henrik Stenson.

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Simone Biles Wins Third Gold Medal Of Rio Games On The Vault

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Her first vault was strong; her second was near perfection. In other individual competitions Sunday, Madison Kocian won silver on uneven bars and Alex Naddour won bronze for his pommel horse routine.

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Monica Puig Makes Olympic History, Winning Puerto Rico's First Gold Medal

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Puerto Rico has been sending athletes to the Olympics since 1948; before today, it had amassed eight Olympic medals. Tennis star Monica Puig changed that on Saturday.

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Phelps Helps U.S. Men Win Relay Gold In Rio; Manuel Helps Women Snare Gold

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Michael Phelps wins his 23rd career gold. American Simone Manuel picked up a silver medal and a gold, as she swam an individual race and anchored the women's medley.

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Katie Ledecky Wraps Up In Rio, Yards Ahead Of The Competition

Saturday, August 13, 2016

At age 19, she's both the youngest member of the U.S. swim team and its most sure-thing winner. In her final Rio race Friday night, she shattered her world record for 800-meter freestyle.

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Ledecky, DiRado, And Ervin Win Gold In Rio As Michael Phelps Misses Shot At 5th Gold

Friday, August 12, 2016

In his last individual event at the Rio Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps came up short. His teammate Katie Ledecky broke her own world record — and then Anthony Ervin, 35, won gold in the freestyle.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Eliminated From Olympics After Losing To Sweden

Friday, August 12, 2016

It came down to penalty kicks — and two of the U.S. women's soccer team players missed theirs against Sweden Friday, ending their run in Rio's Summer Games.

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Tied For Gold, And A Record: America's Simone Manuel Finishes First, With Company

Thursday, August 11, 2016

In the women's 100-meter freestyle final, two swimmers touched the wall in the same instant. Simone Manuel also made U.S. history.

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Phelps Wins Gold In The Men's 200 IM, Beating Lochte And A Talented Field

Thursday, August 11, 2016

It's likely the last installment of a rivalry that has defined men's swimming for most of this century. The two swam this same event back in 2004.

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Simone Biles Takes Gold And Aly Raisman Silver In Gymnastics All-Around In Rio

Thursday, August 11, 2016

"The atmosphere in the arena was amazing and for everyone to cheer and chant along, it gets you more pumped," Simone Biles said after winning the Olympics' all-around finals.

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Team USA Lives Here: Where America's Rio Olympians Are From

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Is an Olympic athlete from your state? Use our search tool to find out. Nearly half of the U.S. team has ties to just five states — and 47 athletes were born in other countries.

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What Team USA Looks Like: A By-The-Numbers Look At America's Olympians

Thursday, August 11, 2016

They vary widely, particularly by sport. We broke out some numbers that help describe the 554 U.S. athletes in Rio.

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'Because I Can': Cyclist Kristin Armstrong Wins Third Gold Medal At Age 42

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

"For all the moms out there, I hope that this was a very inspiring day," Armstrong said after winning her race and making Olympic history in Rio de Janeiro.

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'At Least It Works': Our Unique Shower In Rio Becomes A Hit Online

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This shower might be crazy; it might have no conception of how a normal shower is supposed to behave. But it's also the punchline to a story that took months to tell.

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Michael Phelps Wins 25th Olympic Medal; He And Katie Ledecky Add To Gold Totals

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Katie Ledecky won a gold medal in the women's 200-meter freestyle at Rio's Summer Olympics on Tuesday, in a race that was close — but not as close as the one Michael Phelps swam.

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