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Brianna Rollins led an American sweep in the women's 100m hurdles earlier this week at Rio. Along with her winning teammates Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin, the black olympian trio set off a wave of #blackgirlmagic tweets and viral-ready photos posing with the American flag...

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In a span of about 60 minutes Wednesday night, U.S. athletes hauled in a bevy of medals: Bartoletta and Brittney Reese went 1-2 in the long jump, Tori Bowie captured a bronze in the 200 and Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin swept the medals in the 100-meter hurdles — a feat that's never been accomplished in that event...

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theGRIO REPORT - Olympian Lolo Jones appeared on NBC's Today show Wednesday, after finishing fourth in Tuesday's 100m hurdle finals...

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theGRIO REPORT - One day after celebrating her 30th birthday and the New York Times published an article that strongly criticized her, Lolo Jones took to the track earlier this morning, winning her heat.

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theGRIO VIDEO - Lolo Jones says the 100 meter hurdle is as unpredictable a race as they come. Jones knows this all too well...

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