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The Greatest

October 13, 2022

Serena Williams is one of the greatest athletes of all time. She has played professional tennis for 27 years. Now, she has decided to step away from the game. What is next? Williams will focus on her business and on…

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Wire Walker

June 3, 2022

Nathan Paulin walked nearly a mile and a half on a tightrope in France on May 24. He set a new world record for the farthest tightrope walk. The cable was suspended from a crane to the island to Mont-Saint-Michel,…

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Finding Her Way

March 11, 2022

On February 10, snowboarder Chloe Kim proudly accepted a gold medal. She had won a halfpipe competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics. She worked hard for it. Kim also won gold at the 2018 Olympics. At 17, she was…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Sports Report?

February 4, 2022

Hi, Junior Journalist—or should we say Junior Sports Journalist? As you’ve probably figured out, this week’s mission is all about athletics. Are you ready to report on sports? Mission 4: What's Your Sports Report? Sean Gregory is a senior sports…

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That's Why

November 22, 2021

Why are tennis balls fuzzy? So they... A) feel like a hug. B) don't go too fast or bounce too far. C) don't scratch the court. Tennis balls are made of rubber. Without a felt covering, they would bounce too…

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A Big Win

November 12, 2021

Simone Biles is a gymnast. She is one of the greatest athletes in the world. She has won more than 30 Olympic and world medals. Biles spent years getting ready for the 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. They took place…

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The Kid Report: A Big Win

November 12, 2021

It’s so cool that Simone Biles is speaking out about her mental health. I sometimes struggle with anxiety. So it helps to know that famous people do too. Even strong athletes wrestle with nerves. Sometimes, people try to hide it…

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Ready to Compete

June 23, 2021

Some of the world’s best athletes will be at the Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. There are four sports new to the Games. Learn about them. Then meet some members of Team U.S.A. Sport Climbing Colin Duffy is 17 years…

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Health

Let's Play

June 14, 2021

Watching the Olympics will inspire you. Summer is a great time to challenge family and neighbors to a little friendly competition. Here are a few ideas. Don’t forget to have fun! Ready, Set, Race There’s nothing more classic than a…

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Meet An Athlete

May 21, 2021

The Paralympic Games will take place in Tokyo, Japan. They are for the world’s best athletes who have a disability. Nicky Nieves plays sitting volleyball. She’s on the United States women’s team. She’s a gold medalist. TFK’s Karena Phan spoke…

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