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Aug 1, 2021

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. They share their favorite moments of the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony. They give an update on the Olympic medal count and how much Olympic athletes get paid for each gold, silver, and bronze medals. They highlight Team USA winners and other champions from around the globe. They also have a conversation about Gymnast Simone Biles withdrawing from the all-around final at the Olympics. Gibson and Spears reveal some facts about the Olympics. They explain why Puerto Rico has its own Olympic team. #KeepItSporty

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