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Tirico previews interview with Biles at Olympics
Mike Tirico speaks to the broadcasting preparation required when "you can't prepare for the entirety of the Olympics," previews a sit-down interview with Simone Biles, and lauds the contributions of Michael...
Biles' withdrawal continues discussion of pressure
Barry Svrluga joins Dan Patrick to discuss Simone Biles' withdrawal from the Olympic women's gymnastics team final and how athletes are being more forthcoming about how competition affects their mental...
Ebersol remembers Ali Olympic cauldron lighting
Dick Ebersol discusses what went into getting Muhammad Ali to light the Olympic torch 25 years ago and why it was so special.
American gymnastics alternate tests positive at Olympics
An alternate on the United States women’s gymnastics team has tested positive for COVID-19 in a training camp in Japan, the USOPC said Monday.
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Cunningham praises family for success, future
American high jumper Vashti Cunningham discusses taking off, becoming not just Randall Cunningham's daughter but her own person, familial relationships, her breakout 2016 world indoor title, clearing two...
Tokyo Olympics day-by-day schedule highlights
Daily schedule highlights and events to watch during the Tokyo Olympics, which open on July 23 and close on Aug. 8.
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FBI mishandled Larry Nassar-USA Gymnastics abuse case, watchdog says
The FBI made fundamental errors in investigating sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar, a watchdog says.
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Tadej Pogacar wins Tour de France mountain stage; new second-place rider
Tadej Pogacar won the Tour de France's stage 17, increasing his lead for the yellow jersey in the overall standings.
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2021 Tour de France TV, live stream schedule
The 2021 Tour de France airs live on NBC Sports and Peacock from start to finish, all 21 stages.
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2021 Tour de France standings
2021 Tour de France standings for the yellow jersey, green jersey, white jersey and polka-dot jersey.
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Rio gold medalist not entered in 200m butterfly as U.S. eyes ending drought
Spain's Mireia Belmonte is not entered to defend her Olympic 200m butterfly title in Tokyo, opening the door for the U.S.
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Timothy Cheruiyot, world 1500m champion, a late add to Kenya Olympic team
Timothy Cheruiyot, the reigning world 1500m champion was fourth at Kenya's Olympic Trials, was a late add to the Tokyo Olympic roster.
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Why do Olympics swimmers shave their bodies?
Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky and other Olympic swimmers share the performance and mental reasons for shaving, and explain why that "silky smooth" feeling is just so enjoyable when they dive into the water.
Why do wrestlers leave their shoes on the mat?
Wrestlers often signal their retirement by leaving their shoes on the mat following their final bout. But why do they do this?
Olympic women’s gymnastics median age in 20s for first time in decades
A decades-long trend in women's artistic gymnastics will hit a milestone at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Olympic athletes to put on own medals at Tokyo ceremonies
Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus.
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U.S. men’s basketball team rebounds, beats Argentina
Kevin Durant and Bradley Beal each scored 17 points and the Americans took control from the outset, beating Argentina 108-80.
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Patrick Konrad wins Tour de France stage ahead of major mountain days
Austrian rider Patrick Konrad won the Tour de France’s hilly 16th stage on an otherwise uneventful day.
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Trayvon Bromell bounces back to win 100m before Olympics
Trayvon Bromell confirmed that he is the Olympic men's 100m medal favorite, if not the gold-medal favorite, winning a Diamond League race.
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Roger Federer to miss Tokyo Olympics due to injury
Roger Federer withdrew from the Tokyo Olympic tennis tournament due to a knee injury, according to his social media.
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U.S. Olympic team for Tokyo its second-largest in history, most women ever
The U.S. Olympic team for Tokyo will be its second-largest in history with the most women in one Olympics for any nation ever.
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First lady Jill Biden to lead White House delegation for Tokyo Olympics
First lady Jill Biden will lead the White House delegation to the Tokyo Olympics. President Joe Biden was not planning to attend.
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Peter Sagan to miss Tokyo Olympics
Peter Sagan will miss the Tokyo Olympics after he had surgery to treat an infection in his right knee following a crash at the Tour de France.
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Australia hands U.S. men’s basketball team second straight loss in pre-Olympic exhibitions
The shocking defeat by Nigeria was followed by another loss to Australia two days later, with three games left to go before the Olympics.
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Oleg Verniaiev, Olympic gymnastics champion, reveals reason behind his suspension
The 2016 Olympic all-around silver medalist and 2019 World bronze medalist will be unable to go for gold in Tokyo and, potentially, Paris.
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Is the Olympic men’s 100m up for grabs? Diamond League preview, TV schedule
Trayvon Bromell headlines the Gateshead Diamond League track and field meet on NBC Sports and Peacock.
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U.S. Olympic team roster: Athletes qualified for Tokyo Games
A list of Team USA athletes qualified for the Tokyo Olympics that open on July 23, 2021.
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Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon, ties Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal for Grand Slam record
Novak Djokovic won Wimbledon to tie Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with a 20th Grand Slam men's singles title.
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Sepp Kuss is first American to win Tour de France stage in 10 years
Sepp Kuss became the first American to win an individual Tour de France stage since Tyler Farrar in 2011.
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Novak Djokovic ’50-50′ on playing Tokyo Olympics
Novak Djokovic said he is "50-50" on whether to play the Tokyo Olympics and go for a calendar Golden Slam.
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Nigeria stuns U.S. men’s basketball team in first pre-Olympic exhibition
The U.S. men's basketball team lost to Nigeria in its first pre-Olympic exhibition game, its first-ever defeat to an African nation.
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Ash Barty wins Wimbledon, first Australian women’s champ in 41 years
Ash Barty became the first Australian to win a Wimbledon singles title in 41 years, beating Czech Karolina Pliskova for her second major championship.
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Olympic baseball rosters scattered with past MLB All-Stars
Active MLB players are not participating in baseball's Olympic return in Tokyo, but past MLB All-Stars will nonetheless be on five of the six teams.
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Bauke Mollema wins Tour de France stage; Frenchman moves into 2nd place
Bauke Mollema won a hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, while Tadej Pogacar protected his commanding lead.
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Tokyo Olympics venues added to no spectators list
Tokyo Olympics venues in Fukushima and Sapporo were added to the list that will not have spectators due to a recent rise in coronavirus cases.
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In letter, USADA says it can’t change marijuana rules alone
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency leaders are pushing to further mitigate “harsh consequences” for marijuana if it’s not intentionally used to enhance performance.
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Olympic medalist gymnast Oleg Verniaiev left off Ukraine’s Tokyo team
Verniaiev's absence confirms there will be no repeat medalists in the Olympic all-around final in Tokyo.
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Warholm sets meet record, four events see world leads at Monaco Diamond League
In an Olympic preview of the men's 100, Ronnie Baker handed Trayvon Bromell his first defeat of the season.
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Men’s Wimbledon final to feature Djokovic, in his 30th major final, and Berrettini, in his first
The top-seeded Novak Djokovic stretched his current runs to 20 consecutive victories at Wimbledon, dating to 2018.
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2021 Wimbledon men’s singles draw, results
The 2021 Wimbledon men's draw features Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
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Warholm wins Monaco 400m hurdles in meet record
Eight days after breaking the event's nearly 29-year-old world record in his home country of Norway, Karsten Warholm wins the 400m hurdles at the Monaco Diamond League meet in a competition-record 47.08...
Mark Cavendish ties Eddy Merckx’s record 34 Tour de France stage wins
Cavendish, 36, is competing in the sport's biggest race for the first time since 2018.
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Tokyo Olympics will have no spectators at venues in Tokyo
The Tokyo Olympics will not have spectators at venues in Tokyo and any areas of the country that are under new coronavirus-combating measures.
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Ash Barty, Karolina Pliskova into Wimbledon final
Ash Barty is in the Wimbledon women's final against Karolina Pliskova after beating Angelique Kerber in the semifinals.
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Mark Cavendish denied first chance at Tour de France record by breakaway
Nils Politt posted his first Tour de France stage win on Thursday after pulling away from a breakaway group.
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2021 Wimbledon women’s singles draw, results
The 2021 Wimbledon women's singles draw features top-ranked Ash Barty going for her second Grand Slam title.
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Monaco Diamond League full of Olympic previews; TV, live stream schedule
Trayvon Bromell and Karsten Warholm headline the Monaco Diamond League, live on NBC Sports and streaming on Peacock.
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Nneka Ogwumike, ’16 WNBA MVP left off U.S. Olympic team, eyes Nigeria team for Tokyo
Nneka Ogwumike, the 2016 WNBA MVP who was left off the U.S. Olympic women's basketball roster, wants to play for Nigeria at the Tokyo Games.
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Roger Federer loses at Wimbledon, then ponders if it’s for the last time
Roger Federer was upset in the Wimbledon quarterfinals by Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, ending Federer's last Grand Slam before he turns 40.
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Wout van Aert wins Tour de France stage at Mont Ventoux; top five shakeup
Belgian Wout van Aert won the Tour de France stage at Mont Ventoux, while the top five in the general classification shook up.
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