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Dan Hicks, Rowdy Gaines call backyard pool swim race
Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines covered every one of Michael Phelps' finals, but they've never called a "race" quite like this.
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Which athletes are qualified for the U.S. Olympic team?
When the IOC says all athletes who qualified for the Olympics remain qualified, it means very different things for different athletes.
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New dates set for Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics in 2021
The Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled for nearly one year later with the Opening Ceremony on July 23, 2021.
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Ehsan Hadadi, Iran’s first Olympic track and field medalist, has coronavirus
Ehsan Hadadi, Iran's lone Olympic track and field medalist, tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Jordan Larson preps for her last Olympics, one year later than expected
Jordan Larson, the U.S. Olympic volleyball captain, plans to retire from the national team after the Tokyo Olympics.
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‘Power of choice’: Melissa Stockwell on a Paralympic dream deferred
Melissa Stockwell, a Paralympic bronze medalist, sees a parallel between losing her leg in Iraq and the Paralympics being postponed.
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U.S.’ top amateur boxer mulls giving up Olympic dream
Keyshawn Davis may have been the U.S.' best Olympic boxing medal hope. The Tokyo Games postponement may change his plans.
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Russian Olympic track and field champions face doping cases
Two retired Russian Olympic track and field champions face Court of Arbitration for Sport cases related to possible doping violations.
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More Diamond League track and field meets postponed
Every Diamond League track and field meet scheduled for May has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rowdy Gaines, feeling deja vu, knows Olympic swim team will look different in 2021
Rowdy Gaines named one swimmer when considering the effect a one-year delay can have an the look of the U.S. Olympic swim team.
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Carli Lloyd: Winning third Olympic gold would be satisfying enough to retire
Will the Tokyo Games be Carli Lloyd's final major soccer tournament? She has to make the U.S. Olympic team first.
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Madison Kocian, Kyla Ross reflect on early end to UCLA senior seasons
Madison Kocian and Kyla Ross, Olympic champions, reflected on a premature to end to their UCLA -- and likely gymnastics -- careers.
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Mike Tirico hosts ‘Tokyo Olympics: Dreams Live On’ special
Mike Tirico spoke with those affected, hours after the decision to postpone the Olympics, for the first time in modern history, due to the coronavirus.
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Olympic hopefuls Gevvie Stone, Elle Purrier have very different paths ahead to Tokyo in 2021
Olympic hopefuls Gevvie Stone and Elle Purrier support the decision to postpone the Games, but they have very different paths to Tokyo in 2021.
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Haven Denney, Brandon Frazier mark another U.S. pair split
Denney and Frazier were the 2017 U.S. gold medalists and grew up skating together: first on roller skates before making the transition to ice. 
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Qualified athletes go into limbo with Tokyo postponement
U.S. athletes who had already qualified for the 2020 Olympics have taken to social media to express their mixed emotions after the Games' postponement.
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Cycling companies switch gears to produce face masks
Several sportswear companies have turned their attention to manufacturing personal protective equipment for use in the fight against the coronavirus.
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IOC president: Tokyo organizers inspired confidence, but global spread forced hand
IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday that new coronavirus information prompted postponement of the 2020 Olympics despite organizers‘ sound preparations.
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Golf, Super Bowl show precedent for reshuffling calendar
The Ryder Cup pushed back a year and the Super Bowl pushed back a week after the Sept. 11 attacks, providing models for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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Michael Phelps supports Tokyo postponement, but also worries about athletes’ depression
Michael Phelps offers support for the Tokyo postponement, but is still worried for the mental state of the athletes.
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Noah Lyles, safety first on 2021 Olympics, trains near woods, dog walkers
Noah Lyles looks at life as an adventure, having to wait another year to make his Olympic debut.
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Michael Phelps: I can’t imagine what Tokyo Olympic hopefuls are going through
Michael Phelps has been open about his mental health struggles, even as he became the most decorated athlete in Olympic history.
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Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel welcome Olympic decision amid backyard pool, backpack lunges
Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel, two of the world's best swimmers, resorted to unusual training methods.
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Ledecky puts health over training to stop COVID-19
Five-time gold medalist Katie Ledecky said she fully supports the IOC's decision and that she and her fellow athletes are adapting to the situation in order to fight the spread of coronavirus.
Stockwell: Bigger things in the world to focus on
Paralympian Melissa Stockwell discusses the Tokyo postponement and honors the heroes of this coronavirus pandemic.
Swimming, track and field federations look at flexibility for 2021 World Championships
Swimming and track and field are determining the flexibility of the dates of their summer 2021 World Championships now that the Tokyo Olympics will be in 2021.
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Manuel supports decision to postpone Olympics
Team USA swimmer Simone Manuel reacts to the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and discusses how she plans to prepare for the 2021 Games.
Lyles emphasizes safety, shares training impact
Noah Lyles was hoping to be a first-time Olympian, but with Tokyo 2020 postponed, he shares his plan moving forward with Mike Tirico.
Gaines has 'deja vu,' mixed thoughts on Olympics
Three-time gold medalist Rowdy Gaines discusses how the IOC's decision to move the Olympics is similar to the 1980 boycott, how that decision affected him and may impact athletes now and more.
Weggemann: A piece of me was really heartbroken
Paralympic swimmer and two-time medalist Mallory Weggemann discusses the bittersweet postponement of the 2020 summer games, how it affects her personal life, and looking forward to 2021.
Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021
The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time in history that the start of the Games will be delayed.
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McFadden ready to come back 'stronger' after pause
Paralympian Tatyana McFadden caught up with Mike Tirico to discuss the emotions behind the IOC's decision to postpone the Olympics and Paralympics and how it affects her and her teammates.
Burroughs: 'The dream is still here'
American wrestler Jordan Burroughs about the Tokyo Olympics postponement, the coronavirus pandemic, and how it all has affected the wrestling community.
Taylor talks athletes' impact on moving Olympics
Reigning triple jump Olympic champion Christian Taylor talks to Mike Tirico about the survey he created to get athlete feedback on postponing Tokyo 2020 and how athletes can use their voice to make an...
Bach on how Olympic postponement decision was made
IOC President Thomas Bach chats with Mike Tirico about what led to the decision to postpone the Olympics and planning for a rescheduled Games in Tokyo in 2021.
Olympic champions, hopefuls react to Tokyo Games move to 2021
Athlete reactions on social media and elsewhere to the announcement that the Tokyo Olympics will be moved to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Walsh Jennings 'respects' IOC decision timeline
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings talks to Mike Tirico about the IOC's decision to postpone the Summer Olympics, preparing for Tokyo in 2021, and what beach volleyball has been through.
Olympic runner Coburn reacts to Tokyo postponement
Mike Tirico talks to Olympic medalist Emma Coburn on her reactions to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics being postponed, how it affects other athletes, and the voice that athletes have.
Adrian: Experiencing both disappointment, relief
American swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian talks to Mike Tirico about the Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponement.
Osterman: IOC choice impacts athletes differently
Softball player Cat Osterman tells Mike Tirico that the IOC's decision was a smart move, but it has differing effects on athletes, including extended training, mixed feelings for younger competitors and...
Hirshland says IOC made 'the right decision'
U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland talks to Mike Tirico about the Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponement.
Have the Olympics ever been postponed?
The Tokyo Olympics will mark the first Games to not start as originally scheduled.
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USOPC leaders: Olympic postponement ‘most promising’ path
The USOPC is advocating for postponement out of the Tokyo Olympic outcomes being considered.
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Kim Hill, Olympic volleyball player, talks life in Italy amid coronavirus pandemic
Kim Hill, a Rio Olympic volleyball bronze medalist, was recently with teammates in a park near her apartment in Italy when police arrived. “They came and took our IDs, and they reported us and blah,...
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Sanne Wevers, Olympic balance beam champion, gets beam delivered through home window
Sanne Wevers, the Olympic balance beam champion from the Netherlands, found a unique way to train without leaving her apartment.
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Ian Kinsler eligible to play for Israel baseball team at Olympics
Ian Kinsler, a recently retired MLB All-Star, is now eligible to represent Israel at the Olympics.
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Stina Nilsson, Olympic champion cross-country skier, changes sports
Sweden's Stina Nilsson is switching from cross-country skiing to biathlon, two years after winning four skiing medals at the PyeongChang Olympics.
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Canada will not send Olympic team if Tokyo Games held in 2020, urges for 2021
The Canadian Olympic Committee will not send a team to the Tokyo Games if they are held in 2020 due to coronavirus risks.
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IOC takes four weeks to assess virus impact on Tokyo Olympics
The IOC and Japanese officials will take up to four weeks to assess the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the Olympics.
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Cameron van der Burgh, 2012 Olympic swimming champion, details bout with coronavirus
Retired South African Olympic swimmer Cameron van der Burgh detailed his struggles with coronavirus from the last two weeks.
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