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Int'l ballet gold: Chinese, Portuguese, S. Korean

Dancers from China, Portugal and South Korea received top awards Friday at the two-week USA International Ballet Competition in Mississippi. Full story

Hamilton having surgery to remove benign tumor

Olympic gold medal figure skater Scott Hamilton had successful surgery Wednesday to remove a benign brain tumor. Full story

Volleyball star: Sports masked pain at home

   Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor, who just penned a new book, “Misty: Digging Deep in Volleyball and Life,” says her parents’ battle with alcoholism took away a piece of her childhood, but that playing sports helped take her mind off her problems.

Misty May-Treanor tells of winning Olympic gold

Misty May-Treanor, the most decorated female beach volleyball player in the United States, reveals her journey from growing up in Santa Monica to the behind-the-scenes Olympic moments with partner Kerri Walsh. Full story

Man convicted of stalking Olympian Shawn Johnson

A Florida man was convicted on Friday of stalking Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson at the time she was starring on reality television show "Dancing With the Stars." Full story

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Brian Boitano’s light, simple summer meals

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  A ‘gold medal’ summer meal

Keep it light and simple this summer: Hot chef and gold medal-winning Olympian Brian Boitano whips up delicious spaghetti with artichokes and spinach.

  Evan stumbles on ‘Dancing’

Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek takes a hit to the head -- and a fall in the standings. He talks with Access' Shaun Robinson about "Dancing with the Stars" judge Len Goodman's harsh criticism and his head injury.

  Shaun White trades Vancouver 'air' for ollies

Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White chats with TODAY’s Matt Lauer about spending his warm-weather downtime off the half-pipe, skateboarding and hanging out with his family.

  Olympian welcomes home Bow to Wow pup

Gold medalist Steven Holcomb, who adopted a dog during a Jill Rappaport segment on TODAY, is delighted with his new “best friend.”

  Olympian is a hero at home

Gold medalist Shani Davis returns to the place where he learned how to skate, the Evanston Illinois Speedskating Club. And as NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports, Davis has grown into a local hero, inspiring kids to strap on skates.

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