Russell Lewis

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Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva cleared to keep competing at Beijing Olympics

Monday, February 14, 2022

The International Olympic Committee says it will abide by a decision that 15-year-old Kamila Valieva be allowed to skate in Beijing but if she wins "no medal ceremony will take place."

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Canada defeats U.S. in women's hockey to renew classic Olympic rivalry in Beijing

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

Canada's 4-2 victory over the U.S. in group play gives the Canadians the top-seed heading into the quarterfinals. The U.S., the defending gold medalists, also advance to the quarterfinals.

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The trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery is seen as a test case for racial justice

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was shot and killed as he jogged through a neighborhood near Brunswick, Ga. in 2020. Three white men in pickup trucks pursued him and then confronted him.

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Florida Judge Throws Out Gov. Ron DeSantis' Order Prohibiting School Mask Mandates

Friday, August 27, 2021

The judge said DeSantis overstepped his authority when he ordered schools not to require masks for students. COVID-19, especially the delta variant, is spreading rapidly across the Florida.

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The 14 Moments That Swept Us Away At The Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 08, 2021

NPR's team in Tokyo put together our favorite moments of the Games, where participants showed their athleticism, sportsmanship, and what motivated them to compete.

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U.S. Women's Volleyball Team Wins First Ever Olympic Gold Medal

Sunday, August 08, 2021

The U.S. defeated Brazil in straight sets to win its first Olympic gold medal. It was the U.S.'s sixth volleyball medal overall and the fourth Olympics in a row the U.S. medaled.

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U.S. Women's Basketball Wins Olympic Gold For The 7th Straight Time

Saturday, August 07, 2021

The U.S. women have not lost a game at the Olympics since the 1992 Games in Barcelona, a remarkable stretch of 55 straight victories and seven gold medals.

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U.S. Golfer Nelly Korda Wins Olympic Gold, Completing U.S. Golden Sweep

Saturday, August 07, 2021

Korda finished 17 under par, overcoming the elements and multiple challengers. A rain delay, and a double bogey slowed her down

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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Beats Australia To Win Bronze Medal At Tokyo Olympics

Thursday, August 05, 2021

It was not the color medal the U.S. had hoped for, but it was a better result than at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics when the USWNT was bounced out of the tournament in the quarterfinals.

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U.S. Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Won't Play In Women's Olympic Bronze Medal Match

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Naeher was injured in the Olympic semifinal loss against Canada. Naeher landed awkwardly trying to swat the ball away in the first half. She played for a few more minutes and then was substituted out.

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10 Unique Storylines To Follow In The Final Stretch Of The Tokyo Olympics

Monday, August 02, 2021

The swimmers are now leaving Japan and the spotlight moves to the track and field events at Olympic Stadium. We'll walk you through the biggest things to watch for until the closing ceremony.

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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Has Lost Its Shot At The Gold Medal

Monday, August 02, 2021

The U.S. players had a 1-0 loss against Canada in the semifinal. They'll take bronze if they win their next game. The U.S. lost its star goalie to an injury in the first half.

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USA's Katie Ledecky Three-Peats And Wins Olympic Gold Again In 800-Meter Freestyle

Friday, July 30, 2021

U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky has won Olympic gold again in the 800-meter freestyle. She repeated her gold medal swim at the 2012 London and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics to win at the Tokyo Olympics.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Advances To The Final Four At The Olympics

Friday, July 30, 2021

The U.S. women's soccer team is advancing to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics after defeating the Netherlands in a tight match that went to a penalty kick shootout.

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Simone Biles Says She Pulled Out Of Gymnastics Finals Due To Mental Health Concerns

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

"I tried to go out here and have fun," the U.S. superstar said, "but once I came out here, I was like, 'no, mental is not there, so I just need to let the girls do it and focus on myself.'"

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Olympic Spotlight: U.S. Women Participate In Gymnastics Team Final

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The U.S. women's gymnastics team hasn't lost an Olympic or world championship since 2011. But that may change at the Tokyo Olympics. During qualifying, the squad did not look as sharp as usual.

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Top-Ranked U.S. Women's Soccer Team Falls To Sweden In Olympic Stadium With No Fans

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The U.S, ranked No. 1 and the reigning World Cup champions, played a familiar foe: Sweden. And unfortunately for the U.S., it was a familiar result. Sweden beat them 3-0.

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Months Before Florida Condo Collapsed, Residents And The Board Sparred Over Repairs

Friday, July 02, 2021

A November 2020 presentation to residents of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Fla., prepared them for the expensive repairs ahead and warned that "shouting at each other doesn't work!"

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The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Has Begun. Here Are The 21 Storm Names

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Meteorologists predict another above-average hurricane season. As in the previous seven years, this season got an early start when Tropical Storm Ana formed in the Atlantic on May 22.

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Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Dies

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Collins was the crew member who stayed in orbit on the Apollo 11 command module while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Later he oversaw building of the National Air and Space Museum.

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