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Oct 31, 2019

Did you know that a 4kg ball has the power to lift you in the air and slam you on the ground? U.S. Olympian and World Champion Hammer Thrower DeAnna Price tells us how this sport works. Plus, the latest in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathon and race walking saga!

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Oct 24, 2019

Olympic hopeful Tom Scott joins us to explain a sport that's new to the Olympic program at Tokyo 2020: Karate. Tom talks with Contributor Ben Jackson about kata and kumite and what to look for during the competition. You can also learn more from Tokyo 2020's one-minute video!

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Oct 17, 2019

Every Olympics collector has their special category of things they collect. When we were in Boston at the Olympin show, we met Cathy O'Connor who only collected Torino 2006 items. We asked why, and she responded that it was because she was there as the U.S. women's ice hockey team doctor.

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Oct 11, 2019

Olympian Chellsie Memmel talks gymnastics with contributor Ben Jackson. She tells what it was like to be an alternate at the Athens 2004 Olympics, then competing while injured at Beijing 2008. Chellsie's still involved in the gymnastics world--including getting back into the sport as an adult. Plus, the USOPC...

Oct 3, 2019

It's a Bucket List episode! Alison's been dying to talk about the infamous Blood in the Water water polo match from Melbourne 1956, and Jill's wanted to talk about the contentious football match between the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia from Helsinki 1952. We get to cover BOTH of them this week with Harry Blutstein,...