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The Latest From Rio With Boston Globe Olympics Columnist Shira Springer06:33
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Genevra "Gevvie" Stone, of Newton, smiles after receiving her silver medal in the women's single sculls during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (Luca Bruno/AP)
Genevra "Gevvie" Stone, of Newton, smiles after receiving her silver medal in the women's single sculls during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (Luca Bruno/AP)
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As the 2016 Olympic Games enter their home stretch, we're checking in with Radio Boston's woman on the ground in Rio, Shira Springer, to hear about how Massachusetts athletes are faring, what it's like watching Usain Bolt race in person and the struggles of navigating Rio by bus.

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Shira Springer, investigative reporter for the sports section of The Boston Globe. She tweets @ShiraSpringer.

This segment aired on August 17, 2016.

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