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Olympian Stacy Sykora works to beat brain injury

Updated: June 1, 2012, 4:42 PM ET
Associated Press

While Olympian Stacy Sykora believes that learning to compensate for the lingering effects of a brain injury has helped make her a more complete volleyball player, she's also honest with herself: She's still not where she once was.

Sykora was traveling to a match with her Brazilian pro team when their bus overturned just outside of Sao Paulo on a rainy April evening last year. She suffered bleeding and swelling on the left side of her brain that prompted doctors to put her in a medically ...

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