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Ex-USOC spokesman Mike Moran dead at 78 after short illness

4 hours 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

9 hours 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

14 hours 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?

22 hours 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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Holdorf, 1964 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 80

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BERLIN - Willi Holdorf, the 1964 Olympic decathlon champion, has died. He was 80.
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Inside the troubling legacy of displacing poor communities for the Olympic Games - and one village's resistance in Brazil

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

For the Olympics, poor communities in host cities are regularly displaced. For the Rio 2016 games, one village's resistance sparked a global question: Should they be abolished?
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British diver Blagg retires at 23 because of shoulder injury

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - British diver Alicia Blagg is retiring from the sport because of a shoulder injury that has ended her chances of competing in a third Olympics at next year's Tokyo Games.
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Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics

Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Tokyo's governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on handling the coronavirus outbreak to safely hold the...
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Tokyo's First Female Governor Wins Re-Election by Landslide in Vote Clouded by Coronavirus

2 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike scored a landslide victory in an election for a second term, as the city tries to keep a fresh surge of Covid-19 in check and maintain hopes of...
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All In: Shenendehowa's Clarkin building on stellar collegiate debut

2 days ago   |   Times Union

Michelle Clarkin of Clifton Park earned the conference Rookie of the Year award for her first season of play in women's soccer at Sacred Heart University, a Division I school...
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Wizards' Beal, Nets' Dinwiddie to miss rest of NBA season

Wizards' Beal, Nets' Dinwiddie to miss rest of NBA season

WASHINGTON - Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal and Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie won't take part in the restart of the NBA season, two significant absences in the Eastern... Read more ...

Stephen Jackson defends DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts, blasts Eagles

Stephen Jackson defends DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts, blasts Eagles

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson blasted the Eagles for condemning DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic social media posts that contained quotes falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler... Read more ...

Browns sign 'Bama tackle Wills, team's first-round pick

Browns sign 'Bama tackle Wills, team's first-round pick

CLEVELAND - Jedrick Wills has slid into place for the Browns. Read more ...

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson apologizes for anti-Semitic post

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson apologizes for anti-Semitic post

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend. Read more ...

More positive tests, canceled workouts add to MLB unease

More positive tests, canceled workouts add to MLB unease

As baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep more players, including Boston Red Sox projected opening... Read more ...

Denver Nuggets promote Calvin Booth to general manager

Denver Nuggets promote Calvin Booth to general manager

Booth played college basketball at Penn State, where he was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 1998. Read more ...

High-risk MLB umpire Joe West has no coronavirus worries

High-risk MLB umpire Joe West has no coronavirus worries

Joe West is calling himself safe from the coronavirus. The controversial 67-year-old umpire, who has reportedly been deemed high-risk for COVID-19 by MLB, says he is all in for... Read more ...

AP source: Browns restructure DE Olivier Vernon's contract

AP source: Browns restructure DE Olivier Vernon's contract

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns have renegotiated defensive end Olivier Vernon's massive contract for next season, a person familiar with the talks told the Associated Press... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...