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Serena Williams qualifies for Olympics, but will she go to Tokyo?
Serena Williams mathematically clinched a place in her fifth Olympics this week, but what's uncertain is whether she will go to Tokyo.
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Which U.S. athletes are qualified for the Tokyo Olympics?
A list of Team USA athletes qualified for the Tokyo Olympics that open on July 23, 2021.
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Triathletes Taylor Knibb, Morgan Pearson qualify for U.S. Olympic team
Taylor Knibb and Morgan Pearson qualified for the U.S. Olympic triathlon team with podium finishes at a World Series event in Yokohama.
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Phoebe Bacon joins elite company in U.S. swimming’s strongest events
Phoebe Bacon has longtime connections to Katie Ledecky, but she's now grouped in the most elite discipline in U.S. swimming.
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Andrew wins 100m men's butterfly for event record
Michael Andrew wins the men's 100m butterfly in 50.80 seconds at the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series, for an event record time and the second fastest time in the world this year.
Smith wins 100m butterfly in close race
Regan Smith wins the women's 100m butterfly in 57.48 seconds at the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series, after .08 seconds separate the top three finishers.
Bacon wins women's 200m backstroke by .06 seconds
Phoebe Bacon (2:06.84) edges world-record holder Regan Smith (2:06.90) and wins the women's 200m backstroke at the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series, recording the third and fourth fastest swim times in the world...
Chellsie Memmel, 2008 Olympian, enters first gymnastics meet in 9 years
Chellsie Memmel, a 2008 Olympic silver medalist who retired from gymnastics in 2012, is entered in next week's U.S. Classic.
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Julian Alaphilippe, world champion cyclist, to skip Tokyo Olympics
France's Julian Alaphilippe, the reigning world road race champion, will skip the Tokyo Olympics, according to his Instagram.
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Shannon Szabados not on Canada Olympic hockey centralization roster
Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados' Olympic career may be over after she was not named to the national team centralization roster.
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USOPC CEO to Congress: Beijing Olympic boycott not the solution
USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland wrote a letter to Congress arguing against a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
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Michael Andrew swims second-fastest 100m breaststroke in U.S. history
Michael Andrew swam the second-fastest 100m breastroke for an American, cementing his status as a favorite to make the Olympic team.
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Seimone Augustus, three-time Olympic gold medalist, retires from basketball
Seimone Augustus, a WNBA champion and Olympic gold medalist, is retiring from basketball to become a coach with the Los Angeles Sparks.
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In a change, WNBA season begins with U.S. Olympic roster spots in play
The USA Basketball Olympic women's basketball selection committee will be watching the start of the WNBA season to determine the Tokyo roster.
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U.S. hockey roster for men’s world championship includes Olympian
PyeongChang Olympian Ryan Donato is among 18 NHL players named to the 26-man U.S. roster for the world men's hockey championship that starts next week.
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Alpine skiing World Cup to balance speed, technical events
The Alpine skiing World Cup will have the same number of speed events and technical events after tech skiers benefited from an unbalanced schedule.
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First six U.S. boxers qualify for Olympics
Six U.S. boxers qualified for the Tokyo Olympics via world ranking after a North and South American selection tournament was canceled.
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As swimmers finish Olympic Trials prep, must-see events take shape
The U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials are in one month. Some of the nation's most decorated swimmers face challenges to get to Tokyo.
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Torri Huske used the extra Olympic year to become one of the U.S.’ fastest swimmers
Torri Huske became a favorite to make the U.S. Olympic swim team during the coronavirus pandemic, while being out of the pool for two months.
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Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal undecided on Tokyo Olympics with one month left
Neither Serena Williams nor Rafael Nadal is ready to commit to playing in the Tokyo Olympics, one month before the world rankings cutoff.
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Angel McCoughtry out with major knee injury as Olympic roster selection nears
Angel McCoughtry and Maya Moore look likely to miss the Olympics. The U.S. lineup in Tokyo will look different than in Rio.
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Sha’Carri Richardson, Noah Lyles lead winners at USATF Golden Games
Sha'Carri Richardson confirmed she's the Olympic 100m favorite with another fast time at the USATF Golden Games.
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DK Metcalf finishes last in 100m race, but with respectable time
DK Metcalf finished last in a 100m heat at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday.
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U.S. women’s curling team earns first world championship medal in 15 years
The U.S. women's curling team rallied to earn bronze at the world championship, its first medal at a worlds since 2006.
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WATCH LIVE: DK Metcalf races 100m at USATF Golden Games
DK Metcalf races 100m at the USATF Golden Games, live on Peacock.
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Seattle Seahawks’ DK Metcalf could be latest NFL player with potential Olympic bid
DK Metcalf turned heads with displays of speed on the gridiron. Now, he trades his helmet and pads for track spikes and run for a chance at the Olympic Trials.
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U.S. Olympic fencing team roster
The U.S. Olympic fencing roster is complete. It will be the largest in history should all 24 athletes compete in Tokyo.
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DK Metcalf, Olympic stars gather at USATF Golden Games; TV, live stream schedule
DK Metcalf's entry brought buzz into Sunday's USATF Golden Games and Distance Open, but otherwise it's the deepest track and field meet so far this year.
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J’den Cox drops Olympic wrestling appeal, plans to ‘bring the wrath of God’ on the mat
J'den Cox, who missed weight at the Olympic Wrestling Trials, gave up his appeal and plans to return to the mat, bringing "the wrath of God."
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Laurel Hubbard, transgender weightlifter, very likely to qualify for Olympics
Laurel Hubbard, a transgender weightlifter from New Zealand, is in position to qualify for the Olympics ahead of a May 31 deadline.
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Tokyo Olympic athletes, officials offered coronavirus vaccines
Coronavirus vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech will donate doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.
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Top U.S. swimmers entered in last Pro Series meet before Olympic Trials
Olympic champions Lilly King, Nathan Adrian, Allison Schmitt and Matt Grevers headline next week's Tyr Pro Swim Series stop in Indianapolis.
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Who are the fastest NFL players in track’s 100m?
The 10 fastest 100m sprinters in history who also played in NFL regular season games.
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DK Metcalf entered in 100m at USATF Golden Games track meet on NBC Sports
DK Metcalf, the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver and one of the fastest players in the NFL, is set for the USATF Golden Games track meet.
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Jessica Long’s future: another book, more coaching, seven Paralympics?
If Jessica Long swims competitively for as long as she hopes, she will be one of the most recognizable athletes when the Paralympics return to the U.S.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings closer to 6th Olympics, but qualifying may come down to finale
Kerri Walsh Jennings is in position to reach a sixth Olympics at age 42, but it will likely come down to the last qualifying tournament.
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Sofia Kenin is first U.S. tennis player to meet Olympic qualifying criteria
Sofia Kenin became the first American tennis player to mathematically clinch a Tokyo Olympic spot, more than a month before the fields are determined.
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Women’s hockey world championship rescheduled
The women's hockey world championship, twice postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been rescheduled.
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Olympic pairs’ figure skating champions will not return to competition
Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot, the 2018 Olympic pairs' figure skating champions who haven't competed in three years, will not return to competition.
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Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva on 2022 Winter Olympics: 'This is all that’s left'
Now 24, the Russian "Empress" returned to worlds six years after winning to claim the silver medal, followed by a World Team Trophy victory.
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Seb Coe Q&A: Track and field’s global conversation and the sport’s hot topics
Seb Coe, World Athletics President, discussed track's global conversation and answered about athlete protests, Christian Coleman and Caster Semenya.
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Trayvon Bromell continues incredible comeback with biggest 100m win in 7 years
Trayvon Bromell, an afterthought in sprinting a year ago, is now an Olympic 100m medal contender. He might be the favorite for gold in Tokyo.
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Caitlyn Jenner plots run for California Governor
Caitlyn Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion, filed initial paperwork to run for Governor of California.
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Greg Rutherford, Olympic long jump champ, eyes Winter Games
Brit Greg Rutherford, the 2012 Olympic long jump champion who retired from track and field in 2018, is returning to sport as a bobsledder.
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Simone Biles signs new apparel deal, appears on Tonight Show, TODAY
Simone Biles announced Athleta as a new apparel sponsor, appearing on The Tonight Show and TODAY as the Tokyo Olympics near.
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Tchaikovsky music replaces Russia anthem at Olympics in Tokyo, Beijing
The Russian Olympic Committee said music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky has been approved to replace the Russian national anthem at the Olympics.
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Adam Scott is second prominent golfer to pass on Tokyo Olympics
Australian Adam Scott has become the second prominent male golfer to publicly pass on the Tokyo Olympics, citing focus on time with family.
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Olympic Virtual Series gaming event launched by IOC
Olympic Virtual Series, a competitive virtual sports event, was launched by the International Olympic Committee.
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Women’s ice hockey world championship called off, may be rescheduled
The IIHF women's ice hockey world championship tournament in May in Nova Scotiahas been canceled due to coronavirus safety risks.
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Olympic rule on podium demonstrations stays in place with international athlete support
A rule disallowing certain athlete demonstrations, including hand gestures and kneeling, at Olympic venues remains in place after athlete support.
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