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Masters cruises to Paralympic gold in hand-cycle time trial

Aug. 31, 2021 02:32 AM EDT

A thought recently struck Paralympic gold medalist Oksana Masters: What would young Oksana, the one who shuffled between Ukrainian orphanages, think of this grown-up version? Young Oksana was always resilient, determined and headstrong — qualities that helped her...

Brazil's Mourao trades bike for skis for next Winter Games

Jul. 27, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

IZU, Japan (AP) — The real work began for Jaqueline Mourao the moment she finished a muddy mountain bike race at the Tokyo Games. With her seventh Olympics behind her, the 45-year-old Brazilian planned to immediately swap her bike for her skis. She...