Two-time high jump Olympian and Sacramento native Jamie Nieto was paralyzed in 2016 after making a jump and a back flip, his signature move when he did well in high jumping. He has been fighting to regain his strength and mobility ever since the accident.
Randy PenchThe Sacramento Bee
Olympian Jamie Nieto fights back from paralysis
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Jordyn Wieber gave a victim impact statement in a Lansing, Michigan, courtroom Friday - the fourth day of sentencing for Larry Nassar. She grew up in the Lansing area and says she started seeing Nassar at age 8.
Brazilian authorities allege that Ryan Lochte and three other Team USA swimmers got into a fight with a gas station employee the night that they say they were robbed at gunpoint. Brazilian authorities say they tried to cover up the fight with the robbery story. Two of the Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after being pulled off a plane a day earlier to testify about the alleged robbery at the Rio Olympics. The lawyer for a third U.S. swimmer said he would make a $10,800 payment and leave Brazil later in the day.
Licensed massage therapist Brandi England demonstrates how cupping is done. Cupping, which is a form of traditional alternative Chinese medicine, has recently come into the spotlight after seeing the bruises left behind on many prominent U.S. olympians such as Michael Phelps
Former Sacramento television journalist Ryan Yamamoto talks about weightlifting and bodybuilding legend Tommy Kono. Yamamoto's documentary "Arnold Knows Me: The Tommy Kono Story" airs on KVIE on Aug. 3, 5 and 7.
In the 1968 Mexico City Summer Olympics, Debbie Meyer became the first female swimmer to win three individual gold medals in the 200, 400, and 800 metre freestyles. She is one of the greatest athletes to come out of Sacramento. Debbie teaches private swimming classes at the Tahoe Donner Trout Creek Recreation Center in Truckee on Friday, July 22, 2016.
New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony, playing with the Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins on Team USA, says the young center could become the best big man in the NBA and that Cousins is misunderstood. He just needs to "relax a little" as he experiences professional growing pains, Anthony said after a workout on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins had nothing but nice things to say about Team USA teammate Carmelo Anthony, the All-Star forward from the New York Knicks. Cousins on Thursday, July 21, 2016, said Anthony's is a "voice we listen to in the locker room."