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Olympic Long Jumper Tianna Bartoletta Wins Medal At World Championships While Being Homeless

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a team USA Olympic long jumper by the name of Tianna Bartoletta. Tianna had been going through some tough times as was dealing with severe depression when her IAAD world championship competitions came up. Bartoletta was even homeless the three months leading up to the event, but that did not stop her from doing her thing! Check out her inspirational story below…

The Woman Usain Bolt Was Caught Cheating With Is Brazilian Drug Lord’s Mistress

Usain Bolt is in the news again but this time, it’s his antics off the track that is getting him attention. The girl who apparently spent the night with Usain Bolt after he celebrated his 30th birthday and whose face is plastered all over the blogs right now turns out to be the widow of one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous drug lords! Check out the details below…

Gabby Douglas Opens Up About Social Media Bullying & Unfair Criticisms: “It Was Hurtful”

Olympian Gabby Douglas should have been enjoying every second of the last routine of her Olympic career but instead her head was occupied with the barrage of petty insults that, once again, were hurled her way by social media critics and trolls. She had just completed the last routine and last post-competition interview of her Olympic career, and her eyes were puddling up with tears after someone asked her about the latest wave of criticism she had caught back in the U.S. Check out the details below…

Simone Manuel Makes History Becoming the 1st African-American Woman To Win Olympic Medal In Swimming

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of 20-year-old Simone Manuel who just became the first black female swimmer to win an Olympic medal for America when she tied for first place in the 100m freestyle Thursday night! Check out her inspirational story below…

Gabby Douglas Apologizes After Conservatives Blast Her for Not Placing Her Hand On Her Chest During National Anthem

Gymnastic superstar Gabby Douglas has been catching a lot of flak from conservatives for not placing her hand over her heart during the gold medal presentation at the Olympics while the national anthem was played on Tuesday. Gabby took it upon herself to apologize for it today. Check it out below and let us know if you think what she did was disrespectful or not…