Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

RIO 2016 STARTING LINE [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

RIO 2016 STARTING LINE [Derived Headline]

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DEAR DIARY ? Simone Billes has had an eventful two weeks in Rio. She met celebrity crush Zac Efron. She joined Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky for a Sports Illustrated cover shoot. And ? oops, almost forgot ? she became only the fourth woman to win four golds in a single Games. But there is still one more box to check off her Rio bucket list: She will carry the flag tonight for Team USA at closing ceremonies ? the first U.S. gymnast so honored since Al Jochim in 1936.

THUMBS DOWN: By the end of the day, 306 gold medals will have been awarded. There is a faction that would like to add to that total, if not in 2020 then certainly 2024. Gamers. As in video gamers. Really. A South Korean organization is already lobbying for inclusion. Can't you just see it? Marathon. Wrestling. Video games. …

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