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Tokyo Games face skeptics, 1-day COVID-19 infection record

Tokyo Games face skeptics, 1-day COVID-19 infection record

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - The spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics expects the postponed games to go ahead in 2021 despite a recent poll in Japan in which 77% of respondents said they did not...
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Stanford to discontinue 11 sports programs following 2020-21 academic year

10 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Historically known for its diverse array of varsity teams and success in many nonrevenue sports, Stanford has seen have 20 national titles and 27 Olympic medals from the sports...
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Snowboard World Champion, Olympian Alex Pullin Dies in Spearfishing Accident

12 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Alex Pullin, who was a three-time Winter Olympian and two-time world snowboard champion, died at the age of 32 on Wednesday...
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Torri Huske, an All-Met swimmer and Olympic hopeful, selects Stanford

21 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The rising Yorktown senior will join a Cardinal program that has captured the last three NCAA titles.
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IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22

21 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The league participated in five consecutive Olympics before skipping the 2018 Games in South Korea.
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'We've lost a special soul': World snowboarding champ drowns in freak shallow water blackout while spearfishing in Australia

'We've lost a special soul': World snowboarding champ drowns in freak shallow water blackout while spearfishing in Australia

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Athletes and fans have expressed their shock and heartache after hugely popular two-time snowboarding world champion and Olympian Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin, who was just 32, died in...
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Ex-USOC spokesman Mike Moran dead at 78 after short illness

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Former US Olympic Committee spokesman Mike Moran died Tuesday after a short illness at age 78, according to the University of Colorado.
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Tom Brady's TB12 and Floyd Mayweather's promotions company among PPP recipients

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Five MLS clubs and many national governing bodies for Olympic sports were all approved for loans.
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Why Retailers Are Investing In Japan As Asia's Next Top Flagship Destination

1 day ago   |   Forbes

It is always expectant of retailers to place their grandest stores in China, but as Japan begins to thrive just in time for the upcoming Olympics, the market has been seeing...
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A ‘Zero-Sum Game': Is the World Defeating Itself in the Covid Olympics?

A ‘Zero-Sum Game': Is the World Defeating Itself in the Covid Olympics?

2 days ago   |   Politico

Michael Piontek believes his native Germany is putting too much money on one vaccine. The reason is Donald Trump. In June, Germany paid a whopping sum for a large stake in...
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AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports due to outbreak

AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports due to outbreak

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the... Read more ...

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer's return to action... Read more ...

What the Ivy League's fall sports decision means for the rest of college...

What the Ivy League's fall sports decision means for the rest of college football in 2020

Will college football's Power 5 conferences follow the Ivy League's decision to cancel or postpone the 2020 season until spring? Read more ...

Devils to hire Lindy Ruff as coach, keep Tom Fitzgerald as GM, report says

Devils to hire Lindy Ruff as coach, keep Tom Fitzgerald as GM, report says

New Jersey is turning to a coaching veteran and staying the course with a top executive. Read more ...

Zach Banner condems anti-Semitism in emotional DeSean Jackson speech

Zach Banner condems anti-Semitism in emotional DeSean Jackson speech

An NFL player choked up as he condemned anti-Semitism a day after Philadelphia Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson apologized for his offensive Instagram posts. Pittsburgh... Read more ...

NASCAR, IndyCar both to race Aug. 30 at WWT Raceway

NASCAR, IndyCar both to race Aug. 30 at WWT Raceway

Fans will be allowed in as Madison track believes it has plenty of space for safe social distancing. Read more ...

U.S.-hosted Ryder Cup postponed to 2021 amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S.-hosted Ryder Cup postponed to 2021 amid coronavirus outbreak

Whistling Straits was set to host the Ryder Cup in September this year, but the tournament has been moved back to 2021. Read more ...

‘There's a fine line between respect and disrespect': Chicago Blackhawks...

‘There's a fine line between respect and disrespect': Chicago Blackhawks will NOT change their name amid racism debate

The Chicago Blackhawks have announced they will not change the team's name as it honors a historic figure - the team is named after a famous Sauk leader. The NHL team issued a... Read more ...

Age no barrier to Alonso as he expects a strong return to F1

Age no barrier to Alonso as he expects a strong return to F1

SPIELBERG, Austria - Although Fernando Alonso will be 39 when he returns to Formula One next season with Renault he feels his reflexes and racing craft will not weaken with age. Read more ...

‘It's a WITCH HUNT': World no. 1 Novak Djokovic blasts back at criticism...

‘It's a WITCH HUNT': World no. 1 Novak Djokovic blasts back at criticism over Adria Tour coronavirus fiasco

Serbian tennis star and the world's number one player Novak Djokovic has responded to accusations over the Adria Tour coronavirus outbreak, saying he has been subjected to a... Read more ...