Facebook touts 1.5 billion interactions for its Rio Olympics coverage with Michael Phelps video as the crown jewelGold medalist Michael Phelps of the United States waves to the crowd during the medal ceremony for the Mens 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Image: CLIVE ROSE/Getty Images By Kerry Flynn2016-08-22 17:42:53 UTC While athletes went for the gold Facebook achieved a new record of views and clicks for its own coverage of the Rio Olympics 2016…
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"God is always there for me. I talk with Him before, during and after practice and competitions. I pray to Him for guidance. I thank Him for this talent He has given me and promise to be a positive role model for young athletes in all sports." -- Missy Franklin
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