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Jerry Craft talks 'New Kid' book, winning 2020 John Newbery medal Special

Acclaimed author and illustrator Jerry Craft chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about winning the 2020 John Newbery Medal for "New Kid."

Makayla Sargent talks swimming, gold medal win and technology Special

American swimmer Makayla Sargent chatted with Digital Journal about winning the gold medal at World University Games in Napoli, Italy. She also spoke about how technology has changed the sport of swimming.

Review: Caeleb Dressel wins gold medal for Team USA in men's 50 butterfly Special

Gwangju - On July 22, American swimmer Caeleb Dressel won the first individual gold medal for Team USA at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

Review: Team USA wins the most medals at 2018 Pan Pacific Championships Special

Team USA has won the most medals, and gold medals, at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, that were held in Tokyo, Japan.

Top math laureate gets new medal after prize stolen

Rio De Janeiro - A Kurdish refugee whose top mathematics prize was stolen minutes after he received the honor this week in Rio de Janeiro will get a replacement medal Saturday, organizers said.

Vangelis Galiatsatos talks gold medal, European Championship win Special

Kefalonia - 17-year-old Greek weightlifter Vangelis Galiatsatos chatted with me about his gold medal win at the 2017 European Championships.

CIA director gives medal to top Saudi royal

Riyadh - The heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honoured his counter-terrorism work.

The 2020 Olympics may have medals made from electronic waste

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are hoping to source the gold, silver and bronze needed to make medals for the games from millions of discarded smartphones and other small consumer electronics.

Helen Maroulis is first American woman to win wrestling gold

Rio De Janeiro - Maryland native Helen Maroulis is the first American woman in history to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport of wrestling.

Eleftherios Petrounias wins gold: Greece's 'Lord of the Rings'

Eleftherios Petrounias is Greece's golden child, and the newest "Lord of the Rings." He won the gold medal in still rings at the Olympic Games.

France-born soldier becomes American war hero

Washington - Wrapped around Florent Groberg's right wrist is a scratched, black metal band he hardly ever takes off.

Hollande 'to give France's highest award to train heroes on Monday'

Paris - French President Francois Hollande will present three Americans and a Briton with the country's top Legion d'Honneur medal on Monday in recognition of their bravery in stopping a gunman on a packed train, an Elysee source said.

Olympics-Ice hockey-Gold medal rematches bring back buzz

Semi-finals featuring countries that share borders, a deep passion for ice hockey and a competitive hatred are sure to bring the buzz back to an Olympic men's event still reeling from Russia's sho...

Op-Ed: Game of Drones: Operators are to receive medals of valor (video)

Washington - Drone operators, wielding the joysticks that operate those infamous drones killing "terrorists" all over the world, can now receive a "Distinguished Warfare" Medal for their efforts.

Video: Interview with Scott Olsen on why he gave back his medal

Chicago - RT interviews Scott Olsen, an Iraq vet who was badly injured in an Occupy protest in Oakland, on why he gave back his medal. He also explains why voting Republican or Democrat is a waste of time.

Olympics: Canada wins bronze in women's soccer on Matheson's goal

Today's Olympic Canadian hero is midfielder Diana Matheson who scored in extra time against France to win Canada the bronze in women's soccer at the 2012 Olympics.

Olympics: Synchro divers Heymans, Abel win Canada's first medal

Canada's first medal in the 2012 Olympics in London belongs to synchro divers Émilie-Joane Heymans and Jennifer Abel, winning a bronze in Sunday's women's synchronized three-metre springboard competition.

US Army Ranger loses hand but receives Medal of Honor

Washington - President Barack Obama has awarded the highest American military award, the Medal of Honor, to a US Army Ranger who saved two comrades in a firefight in Afghanistan in 2008, but lost his hand in the action.

Cycling group calls Hamilton’s doping allegation ‘indignation’

Aigle - The International Cycling Union (UCI) has called former gold medal cyclist Tyler Hamilton’s allegations of seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong’s deal with the union to make a positive drug test result disappear an “indignation.”

In latest cycling doping scandal, Hamilton gives up gold

Lausanne - Tyler Hamilton, the US cyclist who won a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, has admitted to doping during his cycling career, voluntarily gave up his gold medal to the US Anti-Doping Agency and placed pressure on cycling legend Lance Armstrong.

Travel bonanza announced for Indian medal winners at CWG 2010

New Delhi - The Indian Ministry of Tourism has announced a travel bonanza for att medal winners at the recent Commonwealth Games 2010. Though the ministry had announced its plans during the Games itself, the announcement came only on Thursday.

Record-breaking Aussies storm Commonwealth Games medal table

Delhi - As the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010 continues through its fifth day, Australia dominated the medals chart with 47 golds, tallying 98 medals altogether as they currently dominate the quarto-annual competition.

Bomb Sniffing Dog Awarded Dickin Medal,

The highest award for animal bravery in military or civil defense service, the Dickin Medal, was recently bestowed upon Treo, an eight-year-old Labrador Retriever by The Queen's cousin, Princess Alexandra.

British Army Introduces Elizabeth Medal For Next of Kin

The British Army has introduced a new medal for loved ones of soldiers killed in battle. The first Elizabeth Medal was presented to the widow of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Beijing Day 1: China leads in gold medal count, U.S. ahead in total

China bagged two gold medals on the opening day of the Olympic games in Beijing. United States has swept the three medals in fencing competition.

And the Beijing Games' first gold medal goes to...

With the Beijing games just two weeks away, Chinese officials are confident of winning the prestigious first gold medal of the Olympics.

Canadian men, women strike snowboarding gold

"Drew Neilson of North Vancouver, B.C., won the men's event and Maella Ricker of Squamish, B.C., took top honours among women as Canada dominated a World Cup snowboard cross meet Saturday. Neilson emerged the winner ahead of American Nate Holland to e...

Update: Canadian Paralympian's Stolen Gold Medal Returned

Paul Rosen's gold medal was stolen last week and this week it is returned.

UPDATE -- Gold medal returned to Paralympian

Gold medal dropped in mailbox, mail sorters find it and return it to paralympian.

Gold Medal Stolen From Canadian Paralympian

He won the gold medal as part of Canada's sledge hockey team at the 2006 Paralympic Games in Torino, Italy only to have it stolen.
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The US Army Medal of Honor
The US Army Medal of Honor
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French President Francois Hollande (C) poses with (LtoR) British businessman Chris Norman and Anthon...
French President Francois Hollande (C) poses with (LtoR) British businessman Chris Norman and Anthony Sadler from the US, and off-duty US servicemen Spencer Stone, and Alek Skarlatos during a reception in their honor at the Elysee Palace on August 24
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New York State Scholastic Rowing Championships medal
New York State Scholastic Rowing Championships medal
Claudine Webb
2020 Newbery Medal winner Jerry Craft
2020 Newbery Medal winner Jerry Craft
Hollis King
Jwala Gutta and Machimanda Ashwini Ponnappa of India won the women s double gold medal in badminton.
Jwala Gutta and Machimanda Ashwini Ponnappa of India won the women's double gold medal in badminton.
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Lea Sprunger posing with her gold medal at the podium
Lea Sprunger posing with her gold medal at the podium
Daniel Mitchell
Johanna Duplantis posting with her medal
Johanna Duplantis posting with her medal
Greg Duplantis

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