Olympic Zone: Fighting Irish Spirit, Refugee Team and More

Highlights of the July 30 episode of the Olympic Zone

The Fighting Irish spirit comes to Tokyo

Many members of the U.S. Olympic fencing team in Tokyo share a special connection – a third of the team have the same alma mater, the University of Notre Dame. Corey Robinson speaks with the Fighting Irish in Tokyo.

The inspiring strength of the U.S. Olympic refugee team

For the second time, the Olympics has a team of refugees. These athletes have faced challenges most of us cannot imagine. Sam Brock speaks with members of the team bringing hope to millions.

Gus Kenworthy: Why Tokyo is the most inclusive Olympics yet

In this episode of 'Freestyle with Gus Kenworthy,' Gus gets a boat tour of Tokyo and speaks with Selema Masekela about inclusiveness at the Olympics.

Simone Manuel on her mantras and faith

Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel shares the two mantras she says before every race, and how it feels to inspire so many girls.

The unique familial relationship between athlete and coach

In Tokyo, a family member by an athlete's side is rare. But a few lucky Olympians do have a loved one with them. Anne Thompson looks at the advantages and challenges of having a spouse or parent as an Olympic coach.

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