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Andrea Kremer Proves Journalistic Prowess By Asking Olympian How That Felt

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Kevin Durant Wins Gold In Men’s Individual Basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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Andrea Kremer Proves Journalistic Prowess By Asking Olympian How That Felt

LONDON—NBC Olympic reporter and 30-year veteran of the journalistic craft Andrea Kremer exhibited her unequaled interviewing talents last week by asking a gold-medal-winning swimmer how it felt to win her race. "A gold medal, how does it feel?" asked Kremer, proving her adept ability to dig beneath the surface and down to the true heart of a story in a manner that's earned her two Emmys during her career. "It's got to feel pretty good, right?" Kremer also displayed her exemplary tact and skill a week earlier when the intrepid sports reporter conducted a postrace interview with the U.S. men's 400-meter freestyle relay team, causing journalists far and wide to question their own abilities when she asked Ryan Lochte, who was passed in the final lap, "What happened?"

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