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USA Basketball reportedly sends out invitations to players interested in Tokyo Olympics

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

The Olympics will start just days after the end of the NBA Finals, keeping some players on the sidelines.
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AP sources: USA Basketball eyeing 60 players in Olympic pool

AP sources: USA Basketball eyeing 60 players in Olympic pool

3 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MIAMI - USA Basketball is casting a wider-than-usual net in its roster selection for this summer's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, two people with knowledge of the situation said...
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Video: Watch Chloe Kim Win Laax Open After Landing Frontside 1080

5 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim had a successful return to competition Saturday at the Laax Open. The 20-year-old landed a frontside 1080 in her second run to take the top spot...
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Olympic Committee to vaccinate all athletes before Tokyo games

Olympic Committee to vaccinate all athletes before Tokyo games

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The International Olympic Committee says it plans to vaccinate every athlete set to participate in the summer games scheduled to be held in Tokyo. The IOC is working in...
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Should sporting events go ahead during the pandemic?

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Renewed questions on whether postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held.
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Olympic Athlete Speaks of Assault and Breaks a Bigger Silence in Greece

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Sofia Bekatorou, a sailing champion, said she was sexually assaulted by a top sports official, prompting an outpouring of support in a country where the issue has long been...
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‘It's going so much better': Evgenia Medvedeva on kissing puppies, her new food obsession and her return to fitness

‘It's going so much better': Evgenia Medvedeva on kissing puppies, her new food obsession and her return to fitness

8 hours ago   |   RT

Russian skating siren Evgenia Medvedeva has shared a little personal information about herself during a special interview for the Olympic Channel. During the chat , the Olympic...
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With six months to go, the Tokyo Olympics are swimming against a tide of doubt

15 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Organizers acknowledge risks but insist meticulous preparations are being made to ensure the Games can be staged safely.
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Tokyo Olympics set to kick off in six months amid Covid pandemic

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Organizers say there will be frequent testing, restrictions on how long athletes can stay in the Olympic Village, and a radical rethink of the opening ceremony parade.
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The Latest: Swimming Canada nominates six to Olympic team

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
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