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Wyclef Jean performs marathon three-hour set at Hamptons fundraiser

Wyclef Jean performs marathon three-hour set at Hamptons fundraiser

5 days ago   |   New York Post

Wyclef Jean went to a benefit to support a good cause - but he ended up supporting the host. After performing a marathon set at a fundraiser for the Mariano Rivera Foundation...
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Make the Half-Marathon an Olympic Sport

5 days ago   |   Slate

It's the forgotten middle child of distance running. It deserves better.
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Russian Olympic Archer Svetlana Gomboeva Collapses In Intense Tokyo Heat

Russian Olympic Archer Svetlana Gomboeva Collapses In Intense Tokyo Heat

5 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

Tokyo's summer heat has already prompted organizers to move the marathons and race-walking events to the cooler city of Sapporo.
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Tokyo's marathon journey to the start of the Olympics

6 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Since being awarded the Games in 2013, Japan has endured a backlash over costs, scandals and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Review: Endorphins Fuel an Awakening in ‘Endure'

10 days ago   |   NY Times

A solo show about a marathoner rebuilding her life takes its audience on a 5K through Central Park. Running is optional, our critic insists.
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Japanese Marathoner Was a Hero and a Cautionary Tale

10 days ago   |   NY Times

Japan celebrated Kokichi Tsuburaya when he won bronze in the 1964 Olympic marathon in Tokyo. But he died believing he had let his country down.
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Marathon man Mohoric posts 2nd Tour de France stage win

Marathon man Mohoric posts 2nd Tour de France stage win

12 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LIBOURNE, France - Slovenia champion Matej Mohoric posted a second Tour de France stage win on Friday after surging free from a breakaway group with a darting attack.
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13 Boston Marathon champions will race this fall, marathon to offer equal $50,000 course-record bonuses across open and wheelchair divisions

14 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Thirteen Boston Marathon champions with a combined 30 first-place Boston finishes will race this fall's historic marathon, the Boston Athletic Association announced on...
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Supreme Court Sets Date For Boston Marathon Bomber Case - Here's Why His Death Penalty Verdict Was Overturned

15 days ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death in 2015, but an appeals court said his sentencing was unfair.
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Juan Soto wins epic first-round showdown vs Shohei Ohtani in MLB Home Run Derby

16 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The Nationals' young slugger outlasted Shohei Ohtani in a marathon first-round bout.
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Baseball and Softball Return to the Olympics: What to Watch and Expect

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NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

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Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Robert Haack Diamonds has had a long-running contest that if any Milwaukee sports team wins a championship, customers get free jewelry, and this week, for the first time, they... Read more ...

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Gilchrist's comeback arrives at Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Mum Over Report of Ex-Chief's Possible Return...

The organizers declined to say whether or not former Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori would return as an honorary advisor. Read more ...

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Nationals' Max Scherzer Scratched from Start vs. Orioles with Triceps Injury

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night with right triceps discomfort. This isn't the... Read more ...

14-year-old golfer handles herself like a pro in Symetra Tour appearance

Kennedy Swedick missed the cut in her first professional golf tournament, but her appearance in the Symetra Tour's Twin Bridges Championship was about so much more than her score. Read more ...

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

SAITAMA, Japan - Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the U.S. team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics. Read more ...