Olympic slopestyle snowboarding gold medalist Jamie Anderson makes an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this afternoon at 5 p.m. on 21 WFMJ. Ellen talks to Jamie about whose digits she got in the Olympic Village and she also tells Ellen she hopes to compete again in 2018. Ellen gives Jamie a portrait of the two of them snowboarding with a safe in the back for her to keep her medal safe. Plus, Ellen surprises Jamie by bringing out her family who she hasn’t seen since she’s been back to the United States.  Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/ Warner Bros.

Olympic slopestyle snowboarding gold medalist Jamie Anderson makes an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this afternoon at 5 p.m. on 21 WFMJ. Ellen talks to Jamie about whose digits she got in the Olympic Village and she also tells Ellen she hopes to compete again in 2018. Ellen gives Jamie a portrait of the two of them snowboarding with a safe in the back for her to keep her medal safe. Plus, Ellen surprises Jamie by bringing out her family who she hasn’t seen since she’s been back to the United States.  Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/ Warner Bros.

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Team USA gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman competes for gold medals in balance beam and floor exercise tonight on 21 WFMJ. Among the contenders in balance beam is all-around and fellow team gold medalist Gabby Douglas. In floor exercise Raisman competes against 2011 world all-around champion and team gold medal gymnast Jordyn Wieber. All-around bronze medalist Danell Leyva competes in the men’s high bar tonight, the last night of the gymnastics competition. 
Also in primetime, Lolo Jones looks to win the gold in the 100m hurdles after famously stumbling in Beijing and 2011 World Champion and gold medal favorite Jesse Williams looks to win the men’s high jump. 
From her Majesty’s Horse Guards Parade, Team USA’s gold medal duo Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings compete vs. Chen Xue and Xi Zhang of China.

Team USA gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman competes for gold medals in balance beam and floor exercise tonight on 21 WFMJ. Among the contenders in balance beam is all-around and fellow team gold medalist Gabby Douglas. In floor exercise Raisman competes against 2011 world all-around champion and team gold medal gymnast Jordyn Wieber. All-around bronze medalist Danell Leyva competes in the men’s high bar tonight, the last night of the gymnastics competition.

Also in primetime, Lolo Jones looks to win the gold in the 100m hurdles after famously stumbling in Beijing and 2011 World Champion and gold medal favorite Jesse Williams looks to win the men’s high jump.

From her Majesty’s Horse Guards Parade, Team USA’s gold medal duo Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings compete vs. Chen Xue and Xi Zhang of China.

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Oscar Pistorius is inspiring people on and off the track despite being a double amputee.  Although he didn’t make it to the 400m final, he did run well enough in his first-heat to make it to the semifinal… making history as the first double amputee to compete in the Games.   Here more of Oscar’s story tonight on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams immediately following 21 News 6 P.M. with Bob Black and Leslie Barrett.

Oscar Pistorius is inspiring people on and off the track despite being a double amputee.  Although he didn’t make it to the 400m final, he did run well enough in his first-heat to make it to the semifinal… making history as the first double amputee to compete in the Games.   Here more of Oscar’s story tonight on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams immediately following 21 News 6 P.M. with Bob Black and Leslie Barrett.

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NBC to air special Michael Phelps: America’s Golden Champion tonight at 7 p.m.

NBC will air Michael Phelps: America’s Golden Champion, a special, intimate look at 18-time gold medalist and 22-time overall Olympic medalist, Michael Phelps, Sunday night at 7 p.m.

Phelps sat down exclusively late Saturday night with NBC Olympics host Bob Costas, and disclosed his innermost thoughts about his Olympic odyssey, beginning as a 15-year old boy in Sydney in 2000, to his six-gold medal performance in Athens in 2004, through the unprecedented 8 for 8 in Beijing in 2008, and ending this week at the London Olympics with four more gold and two silver medals to cap the greatest Olympic career ever.

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Jamaica’s electrifying sprint king Usain Bolt, the fastest man in history, takes to the track for one of the marquee events of the entire Games: the men’s 100m final. In Beijing, a 21-year-old Bolt shocked the world – and blew away the field – in world record time. Now, the world’s top sprinters are gunning for him, including a pair of Americans: 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin and American record holder Tyson Gay. But Bolt’s biggest competition could come from his own training partner, Yohan Blake, who defeated him at Jamaica’s Trials by running the fastest time in the world since 2009. Meanwhile, in the 400m, former world champion Sanya Richards-Ross seeks her first individual Olympic gold in her signature event – a distinction that would help her keep pace with her husband Aaron Ross, who earlier this year won his second Super Bowl with the New York Giants. In the semifinals of the men’s 400m, Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt continues his attempt to become the only man besides Michael Johnson to successfully defend a 400m title, while collegiate standout Bryshon Nellum competes less than four years after being shot in both legs near the USC campus. 
The top gymnasts in the world return to North Greenwich Arena for the first day of individual event finals. In women’s vault, 16-year-old McKayla Maroney, the daughter of a former Purdue quarterback, was the 2011 world champion and is a heavy favorite for gold with her signature Amanar vault. 
On the sand at majestic Horse Guards Parade, beach volleyball enters the quarterfinals, where a single loss means the end of an Olympic run. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are eyeing a golden three-peat after sweeping the competition in Athens and Beijing.

Jamaica’s electrifying sprint king Usain Bolt, the fastest man in history, takes to the track for one of the marquee events of the entire Games: the men’s 100m final. In Beijing, a 21-year-old Bolt shocked the world – and blew away the field – in world record time. Now, the world’s top sprinters are gunning for him, including a pair of Americans: 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin and American record holder Tyson Gay. But Bolt’s biggest competition could come from his own training partner, Yohan Blake, who defeated him at Jamaica’s Trials by running the fastest time in the world since 2009. Meanwhile, in the 400m, former world champion Sanya Richards-Ross seeks her first individual Olympic gold in her signature event – a distinction that would help her keep pace with her husband Aaron Ross, who earlier this year won his second Super Bowl with the New York Giants. In the semifinals of the men’s 400m, Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt continues his attempt to become the only man besides Michael Johnson to successfully defend a 400m title, while collegiate standout Bryshon Nellum competes less than four years after being shot in both legs near the USC campus.

The top gymnasts in the world return to North Greenwich Arena for the first day of individual event finals. In women’s vault, 16-year-old McKayla Maroney, the daughter of a former Purdue quarterback, was the 2011 world champion and is a heavy favorite for gold with her signature Amanar vault.

On the sand at majestic Horse Guards Parade, beach volleyball enters the quarterfinals, where a single loss means the end of an Olympic run. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are eyeing a golden three-peat after sweeping the competition in Athens and Beijing.

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Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 20 medals, swims for his final individual gold medal of the London Olympics Friday night in the 100m butterfly, a race which he memorably won by .01 seconds in Beijing. Missy Franklin swims for her third gold medal – fourth overall – in the 200m backstroke, her best event. Also in primetime, Cullen Jones and Anthony Ervin chase gold against the fastest men in the pool in the 50m freestyle. 
MAG 7, the story behind the gold medal-winning women’s gymnastics team from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, airs tomorrow night in primetime. All seven members of the team (Shannon Miller, Dominique Moceanu, Dominique Dawes, Kerri Strug, Amy Chow, Amanda Borden and Jaycie Phelps) reunited to review that victory in Atlanta with Meredith Vieira.

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 20 medals, swims for his final individual gold medal of the London Olympics Friday night in the 100m butterfly, a race which he memorably won by .01 seconds in Beijing. Missy Franklin swims for her third gold medal – fourth overall – in the 200m backstroke, her best event. Also in primetime, Cullen Jones and Anthony Ervin chase gold against the fastest men in the pool in the 50m freestyle.

MAG 7, the story behind the gold medal-winning women’s gymnastics team from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, airs tomorrow night in primetime. All seven members of the team (Shannon Miller, Dominique Moceanu, Dominique Dawes, Kerri Strug, Amy Chow, Amanda Borden and Jaycie Phelps) reunited to review that victory in Atlanta with Meredith Vieira.

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They call her the ‘Flying Squirrel’. Meet the girl behind that smile and hear about her courageous journey and the family that gave her the strength to reach Olympic glory.  Chris Jansing introduces you to Gabby Douglas tonight on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

They call her the ‘Flying Squirrel’. Meet the girl behind that smile and hear about her courageous journey and the family that gave her the strength to reach Olympic glory.  Chris Jansing introduces you to Gabby Douglas tonight on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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