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French investigation exposes more than 20 skating coaches
More than 20 coaches French ice skating coaches have been identified following an investigation into accusations of sexual assault, harassment or violence.
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Eddy Alvarez, Olympic short track medalist, to play for Miami Marlins
Eddy Alvarez, an Olympic short track speed skating medalist, reached his goal since turning to professional baseball six years ago.
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Katie Ledecky balances glass of chocolate milk on her head while swimming
Olympic champions were awed by Katie Ledecky's balancing a glass of chocolate milk on her head while swimming.
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Wounded Warrior to World Champion: Melissa Stockwell shares journey in book
Melissa Stockwell, the first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq War and Paralympic medalist, shares her story in an autobiography.
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Chellsie Memmel, 12 years after her Olympics, came back to gymnastics as a mom
Chellsie Memml, a 2008 Olympic gymnastics medalist, announced a comeback to the sport as a 32-year-old mother of two.
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Sam Mikulak to retire from gymnastics after Tokyo Olympics
Sam Mikulak, the U.S.' top male gymnast, explained why he will retire after the Tokyo Olympics.
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April Ross, Alix Klineman complete perfect, abbreviated AVP season
April Ross and Alix Klineman consolidated their position as the U.S.' top beach volleyball team, completing a sweep of the AVP Champions Cup.
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Wayde van Niekerk misses comeback meet after coronavirus concerns
Wayde van Niekerk did not race in his scheduled international comeback meet in Italy on Saturday after coronavirus concerns.
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Bria Hartley could have been the next great U.S. point guard. Now she plays for France.
Bria Hartley could have been the next great U.S. point guard. She plays for France instead.
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Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence overturned
A federal appeals court on Friday tossed the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
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Dalilah Muhammad on history in 2019: ‘I put it out of mind I was the world-record holder’
Dalilah Muhammad told her coach that the world championships would produce fast times. Even if she wasn't necessarily thinking of herself.
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Alena Kostornaya, world’s top figure skater, splits from coach Eteri Tutberidze
Russian Alena Kostornaya, the top female singles figure skater in the previous abbreviated season, split from coach Eteri Tutberidze.
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Terin Humphrey, 2004 Olympic gymnast, comes forward as Larry Nassar survivor
Terin Humphrey, a 2004 Olympic silver medalist gymnast, came forward as a Larry Nassar survivor.
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Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe and a dorky first impression
Megan Rapinoe won Olympic gold and a World Cup, but she didn't quite know how to act the first time she met Sue Bird.
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Russia track and field faces expulsion if it misses deadline
Russia will be expelled from membership in World Athletics if it does not make outstanding payments of more than $6 million before Aug. 15.
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World Athletics wants cross-country running in 2024 Paris Olympics
World Athletics is proposing adding a mixed-gender cross-country relay to the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
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Top-ranked Ash Barty to skip U.S. Open
No. 1-ranked Ash Barty says she has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because she is not comfortable with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.
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For DeAnna Price, hammer time starts with a head-butt and a Sharpie
DeAnna Price considered retiring from track and field. A few months later, she was world champion.
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Tour de France tweaks 2021 dates, avoids Olympic clash
The 2021 Tour de France will start a week earlier than originally scheduled, avoiding an overlap with the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
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Paralympic hopes become secondary for the only woman on the ice
Lena Schroeder, the first woman to play Paralympic hockey in 24 years, has unfinished business at the Winter Games, but that's become secondary.
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Planning for Olympics in a pandemic has echoes of 1920 Games
Olympic athletes competing for gold medals in a world reeling from a pandemic? It won’t be the first time.
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Brazil sets Olympic bubble in Portugal due to pandemic at home
Brazil has set up its Olympic training camp in Rio ... Rio Maior that is, a relatively small Portuguese city of 21,000 residents outside Lisbon.
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Original drawing of Olympic Rings sells for more than $200,000
An original 1913 drawing of the Olympic rings by modern Olympic founder Pierre de Coubertin was sold via a French auction house.
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Qatar interested in bidding for Olympics
Qatar wants to bring the Olympics to the Middle East for the first time, its latest effort to host a major worldwide sporting event.
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Phil Dalhausser is fifth U.S. man to win 100 beach volleyball titles
Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena won their second straight AVP title. Dalhausser joined legends in the century club.
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Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe's Olympic love story
Olympic power couple Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe remember how they first met and reflect on their relationship.
Simone Manuel’s experiences, before and after Rio, shape her voice for change today
Simone Manuel knows that no matter her success in the past, she carries a weight that few other swimmers do.
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From Zeus to Athens, how the modern Olympics came to be
A French Baron convinced of the value of athletics in building character was determined to revive the ancient Olympics as an international sporting festival.
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IOC president Thomas Bach looks to Tokyo Olympics, tasks they entail
IOC President Thomas Bach said the Tokyo Olympics will be optimized and simplified in 2021, but the athlete experience will not be compromised.
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Bach: Confident we can unify world in one year
President of the IOC Thomas Bach joins Mike Tirico to discuss the logistics of preparing for the Olympics one year out, if a vaccine is necessary, what the Opening Ceremony will mean to the world, and much...
Is COVID-19 vaccine necessary to put on Olympics?
Thomas Bach explains that everyone is "longing" for a vaccine and that the IOC remains committed to organizing the Olympic Games by working with medical experts in order to safeguard everyone's health.
Bach: We will optimize, simplify Olympic Games
IOC President Thomas Bach explains that while the Olympic Games will be adapted based upon the pandemic, the athletes and their sports won't be impacted.
Will political messages be allowed at Olympics?
Thomas Bach tells Mike Tirico that the IOC is waiting on the results of the dialogue with the IOC Athletes' Commission in regards to Rule 50, which prohibits political demonstrations on the field or during...
Bach: Opening Ceremony will be message of hope
President of the IOC Thomas Bach explains to Mike Tirico that the Opening Ceremony in 2021 can be a festival of solidarity, hope and provide an optimistic outlook for all humankind.
‘Stronger together’ is the Olympic message one year before Tokyo Games
The Tokyo Olympics, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, open in one year. Like never before, the Games can bring the world together.
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Laurie Hernandez’s new normal: training 2,000 miles from her coaches
Laurie Hernandez wanted to be with family during the coronavirus pandemic, which meant moving across the country.
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Justin Olsen is last bobsledder to retire from 2010 Olympic champion team
Justin Olsen, part of the 2010 U.S. Olympic champion four-man bobsled team that ended a 62-year drought, retired from competition.
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On Her Turf: One year out from Tokyo Olympics
Breanna Stewart, Laurie Hernandez, Ibtihaj Muhammad and Sydney McLaughlin discuss quarantine, the state of their sports and their preparation for the Tokyo Olympics next year.
Elijah Manangoi, world 1500m champion, provisionally suspended
Elijah Manangoi, the 2017 World 1500m champion, became the latest Kenyan to be suspended over anti-doping violations.
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‘Road to Tokyo’ Olympic, Paralympic channel launches on Peacock
Peacock, NBC Universal's new streaming service, created a 24/7 pop-up channel dedicated to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Tokyo Games reset: the Olympic postponement to 2021, what comes next
The Tokyo Olympics were supposed to open on Friday. The coronavirus pandemic changed all that.
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Tokyo Olympics master competition schedule for 2021
The Olympic master competition schedule for the Tokyo Games, postponed to 2021, for a record 41 sports and 339 medal events.
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Tokyo Olympics: 21 storylines with one year out to the Games
Top storylines with one year out to the Tokyo Olympics, which have been postponed to July 2021.
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Tokyo Olympics: Stronger Together
The International Olympic Committee looks ahead to the Tokyo Olympics in July 2021 and celebrates the unique power of the Olympic Games to inspire a world facing shared challenges.
Ironman Kona canceled for first time
The Ironman Kona World Championships have been canceled for the first time since their 1978 inception.
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Jim Ryun, breakthrough mile runner, to get Presidential Medal of Freedom
Jim Ryun, the first U.S. high schooler to break four minutes in the mile and an Olympic silver medalist, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom/
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An Olympic dynasty encounters the coronavirus
The most dominant U.S. Olympic team over the previous three cycles collectively dealt with the coronavirus in the spring.
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Alex Zanardi, Paralympic champ, transferred to rehab center after handbike crash
Alex Zanardi was transferred to a neurological rehabilitation center, a month after getting seriously injured in a handbike crash.
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‘Countdown to Tokyo’ highlights NBC Sports one year out Olympic specials
"Dreams Live On: Countdown to Tokyo" and "Lighting the Flame: Iconic Ceremony Moments" debut this week.
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Tokyo Olympics 202ONE: One Year Out
One year from today, the world's greatest athletes will begin competition in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.