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Postponed Olympics gives Blue Point decathlete Jack Flood more time to train

9 hours ago   |   Newsday

"I think a delay is a blessing because this gives me more time to stay focused, be patient and progress as an Olympic athlete," Jack Flood said.
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Olympics-Phelps urges athletes to take care of mental health after Games delay

13 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - Olympic great Michael Phelps has voiced his concerns over the negative impact on athletes' mental health of the Tokyo Games postponement prompted by the new...
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'I don't want to give away any secrets but.': Russian swimmer Efimova suggests mystery Juventus star was keen on hooking up

'I don't want to give away any secrets but.': Russian swimmer Efimova suggests mystery Juventus star was keen on hooking up

17 hours ago   |   RT

Russian six-time world breaststroke champion Yulia Efimova has revealed she made a splash with a mystery football star who wanted to get to know the swim stunner a little bit...
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‘Miracle on Ice' hockey team reflects on their big win 40 years later

2 days ago   |   NBC News

Last month marked the 40th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice,” when the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team shocked the world by beating the powerhouse Soviet Union. Our José...
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The Class of 2020: A look at basketball's new Hall of Famers

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By TIM REYNOLDS A look at the newest members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, announced on Saturday: KOBE BRYANT Key stats: 25.0 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.7...
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The $200 Million the Olympics Postponement Took From Team U.S.A

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The Summer Olympics in Tokyo have been postponed a year. That means nearly $200 million in funding, which American athletes depend on for living and training expenses, likely...
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Olympic swimmer Bruce Furniss recovering in hospital after massive heart attack

3 days 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

3 days 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

3 days 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

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
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British Open canceled until next year as golf schedule reworked due to...

British Open canceled until next year as golf schedule reworked due to coronavirus

Golf will only have three major championships at the most this year. Read more ...

Silver says he does not expect any NBA decisions until May

Silver says he does not expect any NBA decisions until May

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does not expect any decisions to be made until at least May about the possible resumption of the 2019-20 season, saying the coronavirus pandemic... Read more ...

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje official for UFC 249; location remains unknown

Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje official for UFC 249; location remains unknown

Justin Gaethje will step in for Khabib Nurmagomedov and fight Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title at UFC 249 - assuming the event happens April 18 as planned. After... Read more ...

MLB discussing coronavirus plan for all teams to play in Arizona

MLB discussing coronavirus plan for all teams to play in Arizona

Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players' association. The sides... Read more ...

NBA exploring rapid coronavirus testing as first step toward possible return

NBA exploring rapid coronavirus testing as first step toward possible return

The NBA is taking an important step in its preparation for a return. The league and its Players Association have been looking jointly into the viability of multiple... Read more ...

NFL Draft 2020 will be held virtually because of coronavirus

NFL Draft 2020 will be held virtually because of coronavirus

War rooms for NFL Draft 2020 will now officially be living rooms, basements and home offices across the country. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Monday in a memo to... Read more ...

Al Kaline dies at 85: Baseball greats remember the Detroit Tigers legend on...

Al Kaline dies at 85: Baseball greats remember the Detroit Tigers legend on social media

Mr. Tiger was a Detroit icon. Read more ...

Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

Apologizing to its own fans, Liverpool on Monday reversed a decision to apply its furloughed non-playing staff for the British government's job retention scheme during the... Read more ...

Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

Falcons announce 1-year deal with RB Todd Gurley

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have announced their one-year agreement with running back Todd Gurley. Read more ...

Antonio Brown hires new agent in desperate pursuit of NFL return

Antonio Brown hires new agent in desperate pursuit of NFL return

Free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown is hoping a new agent will help him break back into the NFL. The controversial NFL star hired veteran agent Ed Wasielewski of EMG Sports... Read more ...