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June 16, 2016

Pele awarded Olympics’ highest honor as games near

Brazil’s King of Football, Pele, has been awarded the Olympics’ highest honor by the International Olympic Committee. Its a celebration a few weeks ahead of this year’s Games. But problems like the Zika virus, a political scandal and an economic crisis have overshadowed the Games in Rio de Janeiro.

June 11, 2016

Meet diving champion and “Olympian” Rommel Pacheco

This week, we introduce you to an athlete from the Yucatan Peninsula who has been diving since he was six years old. Now at 29, he is getting ready to compete in his 3rd Games. He finished in the Top Ten in diving events — in both the 2004 and 2008 Olympics and is one of Mexico’s biggest hopes for winning a gold medal in Rio.

Gretchen Bleiler
October 24, 2015

Gretchen Bleiler: Protecting winters

Professional snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler is one of the most successful and decorated athletes in the sport. She’s won numerous awards, including a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and four gold medals at the Winter X Games.

July 25, 2015

STOMP: Bringing people together through rhythm

Athletics, like the world-class events unfolding at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games,   unite people regardless of race, language and culture. The same can be said about the truly universal language of music.

July 23, 2015

This Week on Full Frame: Special Olympics

For half a century, Special Olympics has worked to develop communities and change attitudes surrounding people with intellectual disabilities. Now it is the world’s largest sports organization as well as the largest healthcare supplier for people with intellectual disabilities.

September 27, 2014

Athlete Amy Purdy lives beyond limits

Adaptive snowboarding champion Amy Purdy did not let losing her legs stop her from winning an Olympic medal, competing on Dancing with the Stars, and co-founding a non-profit organization.