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Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

TOKYO - An Olympic official made a guarantee Thursday that will please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting...
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Some female runners now have to artificially lower their testosterone to compete. Experts say those rules create a slippery slope

Some female runners now have to artificially lower their testosterone to compete. Experts say those rules create a slippery slope

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya's body naturally produces testosterone at levels higher than the average woman's body. This prompted the International Association of...
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Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

TOKYO - An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things...
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Allyson Felix: Nike Contract Talks at 'Standstill' After Request for Maternity Protections

2 days ago   |   SI   |   2 articles

"If I, one of Nike's most widely marketed athletes, couldn't secure these protections, who could?"
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9 things you didn't know about star UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi

9 things you didn't know about star UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi made waves when her astounding, perfect-score floor routine in a January competition went viral. The gymnast began her career at age three, and was...
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‘It's like the Olympics': First-time director Monia Chokri brings A Brother's Love to Cannes

2 days ago   |   National Post


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IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Dealing a blow to Olympic boxing officials after months of investigations, the IOC has set up a vote next month on removing the sport's governing body AIBA from organizing bouts...
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Official linked to Olympic ticket scam set to be IOC member

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics. International...
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The golden friendship between the two first Asian American Olympic champions

2 days ago   |   NBC News

"There's some great footage of when my mom was diving, Sammy would jump up and down and yell on the side. It was cute."
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The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   3 articles

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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MINNEAPOLIS - Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the... Read more ...