Olympics

15-Year-Old Katie Grimes Makes Olympic Team, Called 'Future of Swimming' by Katie Ledecky

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Grimes' time Saturday night is the third-fastest time all-time for the 15-16 age group behind only Katie Ledecky (2013) and Janet Evans (1988).
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Phoebe Bacon was once Katie Ledecky's school ‘buddy.' Now they're Olympic teammates

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Phoebe Bacon has followed in Katie Ledecky's footsteps from elementary school all the way to the Tokyo Olympics.
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Katie Ledecky stays focused on her own Tokyo goals, not outside expectations

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

After the U.S. Olympic trials, Katie Ledecky heads to the Tokyo Games next month facing extraordinary pressure to perform.
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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Ryan Crouser breaks shot put world record during U.S. Olympic Trials

9 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

The 28-year-old from Oregon broke the world record that had stood since 1990
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Bethlehem Catholic grad and Penn State standout Joe Kovacs makes U.S. Olympic team

15 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Joe Kovacs, a former Bethlehem Catholic High School and Penn State star, earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team in the shot put Friday night
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USA Olympic track and field trials 2021: TV schedule, live streams to watch qualifying for Tokyo

USA Olympic track and field trials 2021: TV schedule, live streams to watch qualifying for Tokyo

17 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Here's all the information you need to watch the 2021 USA Olympic track and field trials from Eugene, Oregon, including the full schedule of events, TV channels, live streams...
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Spain includes Pau Gasol, 40, on its preliminary squad for the Olympics

18 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Spain included Pau Gasol in its preliminary squad for the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
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Japanese officials scrap public viewing events at ill-fated Tokyo Olympics citing Covid fears

Japanese officials scrap public viewing events at ill-fated Tokyo Olympics citing Covid fears

18 hours ago   |   RT

Officials in Japan have canceled all public viewing events in the capital Tokyo for its upcoming Olympic games, in a bid to reduce the risk of increasing coronavirus...
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Tokyo Olympics organizers are handing out more than 150,000 condoms to athletes - but also asking recipients not to use them at the Olympic village

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A bed in the Olympic village in Tokyo. Jae C. Hong/AP Photo Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics plan to hand out more than 150,000 condoms to athletes. They'll also ask the more...
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Trying to make it back to the Olympics, Abbey Cooper goes it alone

20 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Abbey Cooper, who authored one of the most memorable and sad moments of the 2016 Rio Games, ran her own race in trying to make her second Olympics.
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Naoya Inoue crushes Michael Dasmarinas with body shot TKO, wants shot at...

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Adames homers in ninth, Brewers beat Rockies 6-5

Adames homers in ninth, Brewers beat Rockies 6-5

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Crawford's slam, 10th-inning run lifts Mariners past Rays

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Ohtani hits 22nd homer of season, Angels beat Tigers 8-3

Ohtani hits 22nd homer of season, Angels beat Tigers 8-3

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Etiwanda hands Torrey Pines first loss to win regional title

Etiwanda won its first regional boys' basketball title by defeating previously unbeaten Torrey Pines 68-65 on Saturday in the Open Division final. Read more ...

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Inoue makes fast work of Dasmarinas in title defense

Naoya Inoue dropped Michael Dasmarinas in the second round with a body shot, then followed it up with two more brutal knockdowns in the third. Read more ...