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From Florida to Rio: Local News About the Olympics

From Florida to Rio: Local News About the Olympics

From Florida to Rio: Local News About the Olympics

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Miami's Paige McPherson Upset in Taekwondo Match in Rio

Miami's Paige McPherson Upset in Taekwondo Match in Rio

Miami's Paige McPherson was considered Team USA's best chance at a medal in Taekwondo in Rio but her Olympics ended in just six minutes Friday.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Leyva Lets Loose to Pitbull's Fireball

Leyva Lets Loose to Pitbull's Fireball

The silver medalist on parallel bars and high bar had plenty of fun with his routine in the gymnastics gala, a non-judged performance after the Olympic competition ends.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

South Florida Congratulates Brianna Rollins on Olympics Gold

South Florida Congratulates Brianna Rollins on Olympics Gold

From sports teams to politicians, people across South Florida sent out messages congratulating Miami native Brianna Rollins for her win at the Rio Olympics.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Coral Springs Golfer Lexi Thompson 3 Back After First Round in Rio

Coral Springs Golfer Lexi Thompson 3 Back After First Round in Rio

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Miami's Brianna Rollins Takes Gold, US Sweeps 100m Hurdles

Miami's Brianna Rollins Takes Gold, US Sweeps 100m Hurdles

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

'Gold Medal My Way of Giving Back to Puerto Rico': Puig

'Gold Medal My Way of Giving Back to Puerto Rico': Puig

After winning the first gold medal in the history of Puerto Rico, tennis star Monica Puig speaks with NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Danell Leyva's Olympic Inspiration? Simone Biles

Danell Leyva's Olympic Inspiration? Simone Biles

Miami Silver Medalist Danell Leyva calls Simone Biles his role model.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Danell Leyva Fights Back Tears After Winning 2 Silver Medals

Danell Leyva Fights Back Tears After Winning 2 Silver Medals

Standing on the podium in Rio after winning his second Olympic silver medal in less than 90 minutes Tuesday, Danell Leyva made eye contact with his girlfriend in the crowd. That's when the emotion of the moment...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Leyva Takes Silver in Parallel Bars, High Bar

Leyva Takes Silver in Parallel Bars, High Bar

Miami's Danell Leyva wins silver in both parallel bars and the high bar in Rio.

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