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Without the crowd’s roar, Tokyo Olympians search for spirit

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"Beautiful!" the broadcast announcer exclaimed. "Wow, that was fantastic!" CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . But all around Mikulak, the stretches of wooden benches meant to seat thousands sat mostly empty. ...

Teenage Olympians take street skateboarding medals in Tokyo

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Japan’s Momiji Nishiya, 13, won the gold medal. Brazil’s Rayssa Leal, 13, won the silver medal. Japan’s Funa Nakayama, 16, won the bronze medal. Between the men’s and women's street skateboarding events, Japan took h...

About 100 US Olympians at Tokyo Games unvaccinated, official says

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The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said about 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes in Tokyo for the Olympics remain unvaccinated. USOPC medical director Dr. Jonathan Finnoff said 567 athletes have filled out t...

For Carli Loyd, other older Olympians, age is just a number

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But for all the focus on Lloyd, she's not even going to be the oldest athlete competing in Tokyo. Meet Formiga, who is a seemingly ageless 43-year-old midfielder for Brazil. She's one of a number of Olympians who are...

Olympians barred from hugging, shaking hands at Tokyo Games

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International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Wednesday there will be no handshaking and "there will be no hugs during the ceremony." CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Bach added that medal winn...

Parker leads WNBA All-Star team that will face US Olympians

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Parker, who was not chosen for the 2016 Olympic team after helping the U.S. win gold medals in 2008 and 2012, was chosen for her sixth All-Star appearance. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Joining the Chica...

Japan says US travel warning for virus won’t hurt Olympians

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U.S. officials cited a surge in coronavirus cases in Japan caused by virus variants that may even be risks to vaccinated people. They didn't ban Americans from visiting Japan, but the warnings could affect insurance ...

Australian Olympians to be given COVID-19 vaccine priority

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The Australian government on Tuesday said members of the Olympic team would be vaccinated under a priority group which includes health-care workers, Indigenous people aged over 55 and people older than 70. The vaccin...

Women in sports don’t get the media coverage that men do. These 4 Olympians are trying to change that

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US Olympians Sue Bird, Alex Morgan, Simone Manuel and Chloe Kim have teamed up to launch a new company aimed at focusing attention on women in sports and the media. They announced Tuesday the formation of TOGETHXR, ...

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