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Olympic swimmer Bruce Furniss recovering in hospital after massive heart attack

4 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

After suffering a massive heart attack, Olympic swimmer Bruce Furniss of Villa Park has taken "a major turn for the better" and is expected to make a full recovery.
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FIFA adjusts the age limit for postponed men's Olympic soccer tournament at Tokyo 2020

5 hours ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

Players will not lose out on their last year of youth eligibility
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FIFA extends men's age limit for Tokyo Olympics due to virus

FIFA extends men's age limit for Tokyo Olympics due to virus

7 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

GENEVA - FIFA has extended the age limit for the men's soccer tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Latest: FIFA extends age limit for Tokyo Olympics

The Latest: FIFA extends age limit for Tokyo Olympics

8 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
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Pro league offers swimmers a financial lift during Tokyo Olympics delay

9 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Upstart International Swimming League has pledged grant money to help the world's top swimmers finance their aspirations.
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Coronavirus: Athletes Village for Tokyo Olympics could be used as temporary hospital

9 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

The complex includes 24 buildings that won't be used since the Olympics are delayed until July 2021
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League to fund its pro swimmers through Tokyo Olympics

10 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The International Swimming League will fund its professional athletes through next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, starting with payments in September.
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Special Olympics athletes coming together after competitions canceled

11 hours ago   |   ABC

Special Olympics athletes around Texas are connecting virtually since they can't practice and compete together in person.
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Derek Jeter May Have To Wait Another Year For Hall Induction

11 hours ago   |   Forbes

Like Wimbledon, the Olympics, and the Democratic National Convention, the Baseball Hall of Fame might have to delay Derek Jeter's induction because of the national health crisis.
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Raptors' Nick Nurse '100 Percent' Committed to Team Canada's Olympic Qualifying

12 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

The 2020 Olympics may have been postponed for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn't changed Nick Nurse 's stance on coaching the Canadian men's basketball...
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