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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Philly-Area Coverage

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Philly-Area Coverage

Coverage of athletes with ties to Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware going for gold in Rio

Saturday, Sep 10, 2016

Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Honored at Philly Block Party

Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Honored at Philly Block Party

Olympic track medalist Nia Ali was celebrated by friends, family and her neighbors in a special post-Rio block party in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood Saturday.

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016

NJ Town Gives Hero's Welcome to Gymnast Laurie Hernandez

NJ Town Gives Hero's Welcome to Gymnast Laurie Hernandez

Thousands of people turned out Saturday to give Olympic Gold medalist Laurie Hernandez a hero's welcome in her New Jersey hometown.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Philly Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Lowry Comes Home With Gold Medal

Philly Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Lowry Comes Home With Gold Medal

Lowry Love...">Philadelphia native and recent Olympic gold medalist Kyle Lowry will be hosting a community day to give back to kids in his hometown. The NBA star visited our NBC10 studios with more on his "Lowry Love...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Hero's Welcome as Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Returns to Philly

Hero's Welcome as Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Returns to Philly

Olympic silver medalist Nia Ali got a warm welcome early Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport. Ali, a Philly native, was part of an American sweep in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympics.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016
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By Eli LaBan, Dan Stamm

How Fast? How Far? The Numbers Behind Area Olympians

The mathematicians behind the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Basketball...View gallery

  • Hurdler Nia Ali - Philadelphia
  • Triathlete Joe Maloy - Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
  • Volleyball player Max Holt - Penn State
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Every Baby Born on Elena Delle Donne's Golden Day Gets Nikes

Every Baby Born on Elena Delle Donne's Golden Day Gets Nikes

One of Delaware’s most famous athletes took home gold at the Rio Olympics and that means each baby born in her hometown hospital is taking home a pair of sweet sneakers.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Allyson Felix Gave English Gardner Her Shoes Before Win

Allyson Felix Gave English Gardner Her Shoes Before Win

Veteran U.S. track star Allyson Felix helped her team achieve gold by sharing a pair of her fluorescent yellow Nike shoes with teammate English Gardner.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Rio's Goodbye Party: Images from the Closing Ceremony

After 2 weeks of intense competition, one last celebration in Rio.View gallery

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Monday, Aug 22, 2016

It's Been Rio: 1 Last Party Closes Rio Olympics

It's Been Rio: 1 Last Party Closes Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics officially came to a close Sunday night as the Olympic flag was passed to Tokyo, host of the 2020 Games. But Rio threw the customary party, the closing ceremony, with typical Brazilian panache.

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