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Recent articles by Ron:

Simone Biles: 'I’ll Treasure This One A Lot More After Everything I Have Been Through'

Perhaps the greatest gymnast ever is rightfully satisfied with her Olympic bronze medal in the balance beam. → Read More

Simone Biles Wins Bronze On Balance Beam In Return To Tokyo Olympics

The U.S. star, whose personal struggles seized the world's attention, tied for the most medals won by a U.S. gymnast. → Read More

Transgender Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Makes History At The Olympics

She competed in the 87-kilo division and thanked the IOC for affirming that "sport is something for all people." → Read More

Sifan Hassan Takes Bad Fall And What Happens Next Is Why We Love The Olympics

She was aiming to complete a grueling triple in Tokyo — the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000. → Read More

Olympic Sprint King Lamont Marcell Jacobs Reconnects With American Father He Last Saw As Infant

The surprise 100-meter champ said establishing a relationship with his father helped motivate him in Tokyo. → Read More

U.S. Women's Soccer Loses To Canada, 1-0, In Tokyo Olympics Semifinal

The reigning World Cup champs still have a chance for a bronze medal. → Read More

Jade Carey Wins Gold On Floor Exercise At The Tokyo Olympics

The victory gave the American women's gymnastics team their fifth medal of the games. → Read More

Simone Biles Will Compete In The Balance Beam Final

The four-time gold medalist has one last chance for an individual medal at the Tokyo Olympics after mental health concerns arose. → Read More

NBC Cuts Short Raven Saunders' Twerking Celebration, Viewers Say

The American won silver in the shot put and won over fans with her strength and style. → Read More

Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs Wins Olympic 100 Meters In Stunning Upset

It was the nation's first gold in the short sprint. → Read More

Sunisa Lee Wins Bronze On Uneven Bars At The Tokyo Olympics

The all-around gold medalist didn't have her usual best stuff in her strongest event. → Read More

Xander Schauffele Wins Golf Gold For U.S. At Tokyo Olympics

"Man, it was stressful," he said. → Read More

MyKayla Skinner Goes From Sub To Silver Medal Winner In Olympic Vault

The veteran gymnast thought her Olympic dreams were over before she got a second chance because of Simone Biles' withdrawal. → Read More

Sha'Carri Richardson Delivers Strong Message About The Olympic 100-Meter Final

The American sprint star didn't get a chance to compete in Tokyo but she had her say about the race. → Read More

Gymnast Artem Dolgopyat Wins Floor Exercise To Give Israel Its 2nd Olympic Gold Medal Ever

It was also the first medal of any kind in gymnastics for the country. → Read More

Fans Wonder How Olympic 100 Meters Would Have Gone With Sha'Carri Richardson

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah won in record time, but would the best American have been faster? → Read More

Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 2nd Straight 100-Meter Gold In Blazing Time

Jamaicans completed a sweep and the lone American, Teahna Daniels, finished seventh at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

MyKayla Skinner Gets Last Olympic Chance And She Has Message For Simone Biles

The U.S. gymnast did not qualify for any apparatus event but got a reprieve when Biles dropped out of the vault. → Read More

Caeleb Dressel Gets World-Record Gold And A Kitschy Song Tribute

Performers "Uncle Rick" and "Aunt Ruth" are making their own splash. → Read More

Katie Ledecky Wins Another Gold But Has Even Better News

The U.S. swim star captured the 800 meter freestyle, then let the cat out of the bag. → Read More