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50 years later, American skaters get their bronze medals
50 years later, American skaters get their bronze medals

It took more than five decades, but figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph are finally -- officially -- Olympic bronze medalists. The brother-sister pairs team had to wait through years of conflicting rulings and utter confusion. "An Olympic medal is the ultimate sports symbol of hard work, sacrifice and the perseverance of athletes, parents and coaches," they said in a joint statement released by U.S. Figure Skating. "We are happy the issue of our medal has finally been resolved." Back in 1964, the Josephs finished fourth at the Innsbruck Winter Games, only to be shifted to third when officials discovered the second-place German pair had violated their amateur...

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