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Telling stories of the Olympics and Olympians are what we do at USA TODAY Sports, a leader in national coverage of the Games. Our team gives you the inside stories on the athletes and sports.

Telling stories of the Olympics and Olympians are what we do at USA TODAY Sports, a leader in national coverage of the Games. Our team gives you the inside stories on the athletes and sports.
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Telling stories of the Olympics and Olympians are what we do at USA TODAY Sports, a leader in national coverage of the Games. Our team gives you the inside stories on the athletes and sports.

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Episodes

Story not yet over for Ryan Lochte and friends

8/22/2016
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USA TODAY Sports Olympics reporter Nicole Auerbach is joined on the telephone by USAT sports editor David Meeks to dive into the ever-changing story of U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and his three Olympic teammates and their encounter with Brazilian security guards at a gas station in Rio de Janeiro. David offers the latest findings in the investigation, which tilt the story toward the possibility that Brazilian police, like Lochte, might have embellished their story. The pair also discuss how...

Duration:00:26:05

Olympic highlights after one week in Rio

8/12/2016
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Rachel Axon and Nancy Armour of USA TODAY Sports catch you up on everything from the first week in Rio, including the many American stars at this year's Olympics, the city's security problem and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi testing positive for a banned substance. View the Facebook Live video of this podcast at: https://www.facebook.com/usatodaysports/videos/1221358757896284 Subscribe to and rate us on iTunes.

Duration:00:20:56

Swimming talk with David Marsh

6/23/2016
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USA TODAY Sports reporter Nicole Auerbach chats with swimming coach David Marsh about Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky and the U.S. Olympic Trials, which will be held June 26-July 3 in Omaha. Subscribe and rate us on iTunes. Follow Nicole on Twitter at @NicoleAuerbach.

Duration:00:27:12

Brittney Reese is back and better than ever

5/17/2016
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USA TODAY Sports' Rachel Axon has a chat with American long jumper and defending Olympic gold medalist Brittney Reese. Reese divulges what it's going to take to be the event's first woman to win back-to-back golds, how she was mentally able to overcome injuries and retirement ponderings, and what it has been like being a first-time mother while balancing her already-hectic schedule. Follow Rachel on Twitter at @RachelAxon, and follow Brittney on Twitter at @DaLJBeast.

Duration:00:17:29

Swimming with Olympian Ryan Lochte

3/29/2016
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USA TODAY Sports columnist Nancy Armour hosts with special guest and USAT Sports reporter Nicole Auerbach, who provides a glimpse into her recently-completed project: A day at the pool with 11-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, who teaches Nicole the fundamentals of the freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke. See the video in its entirety at www.usatoday.com/videos/sports/olympics/2016/03/29/82373064. Then Nancy and Nicole talk about the talented crop of American swimmers for...

Duration:00:33:25

Casey Eichfeld dishes on canoeing, Rio Games

3/23/2016
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Olympic canoeist Casey Eichfeld talks to USA TODAY Sports’ Roxanna Scott about training for Rio after some great results in 2015. Eichfeld was fourth at last year’s world championships, which put him in a strong position to make the U.S. Olympic team. The 26-year-old got his start in the sport at age 2 when his parents paddled him around in a canoe and he has since traveled the world racing on whitewater. He discusses his biggest competition at the Rio Games, how dance has helped him in...

Duration:00:26:19

Boxer Luis Feliciano on balancing school and Olympic training

11/19/2015
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Nancy Armour talks with Luis Feliciano about his boxing journey, balancing training with earning his degree from Marquette University and what food he will never eat before training.

Duration:00:28:57

Tony Azevedo talks Rio and water polo

11/4/2015
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USA TODAY Sports reporter Maggie Hendricks sat down with four-time Olympian Tony Azevedo to discuss Rio de Janeiro, the city where he was born, and water polo.

Duration:00:20:57

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