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The Olympic journey of the U.S. women's hockey team ended in South Korea with a gold medal. One of their earlier stops on that trip was in the Tampa Bay area.

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Every four years, we watch the world’s best athletes on the Olympic Stage.  And the massive athletic competition is being covered by an equally grand number of journalists.

This year, the Olympic Games in Rio are garnering complaints about media coverage that appears to diminish what female athletes are doing.

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Today, figure skaters Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay will board a plane for Sochi, Russia, to compete in the Olympics.

But before they share their talent on the world's stage, on Friday the pair dazzled fans at Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex, where they've trained for about two years.