TOKYO - American world-champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks will miss the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19.Kendricks' dad posted on social media that his son had no symptoms but was informed while in Tokyo that he tested positive and ...
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CRIS Nievarez placed fifth in the Semifinal C/D 1 of the men's single sculls classification phase of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rowing regatta on Thursday at the Sea Forest Waterway.Nievarez clocked seven minutes, 26.05 seconds in the semifinal ...
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REMEDY Rule fell short of the women's 200-meter butterfly final in the Tokyo Olympic Games, finishing 15th out of the 16 swimmers during the semifinal round.The 24-year-old Rule finished last in the second semifinal, clocking 2:12. ...
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RIFU, Japan - A tropical storm brought strong winds and heavy rain to Japan's northern coast Wednesday after moving away from the Tokyo region and relieving the Olympic host city of a feared disruption to the games.So far, Nepartak has ...
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SAITAMA, Japan - Patty Mills really wants no part of the talk that he turns into a different player when he puts on the uniform of the Australian men's national basketball team. He almost rolls his eyes when he senses the ...
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TOKYO - The host country's superstar is out of the Tokyo Olympics.Naomi Osaka lost to former French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-4, in the third round of the Tokyo tennis tournament on Tuesday. ...
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KIYOMI Watanabe absorbed a shocking loss against Cristina Cabana Perez when the Spanish judoka needed only 38 seconds to beat her Filipina opponent in the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday at the Nippon Budokan.Perez countered the 24-year-old Watanabe's early ...
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SAITAMA, Japan - Luka Doncic made a spectacular Olympic debut with 48 points, tied for the second-highest total in men's basketball history, to lead Slovenia to a 118-100 victory over Argentina on Monday.In Slovenia's first Olympic ...
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TOKYO - The faces of victory will be a bit more visible for the rest of the Tokyo Olympics.On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee relaxed its health rules and said medalists can remove their masks on the podium for photos - for 30 ...
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KAWAGOE, Japan - Positive COVID-19 tests knocked Jon Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau out of the Olympic golf tournament Sunday, in a pair of surprises that reinforced the tenuous nature of holding a massive sports event during a global pandemic.Word of Rahm&# ...
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CRIS Nievarez dropped out of contention in the medal rounds of the men's single sculls, finishing fifth in quarterfinal 4 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games rowing regatta at the Sea Forest Waterway on Sunday.Nievarez failed to make it ...
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TOKYO - Flyweight Irish Magno opened her Tokyo Olympic debut in style, dominating Kenyan Christine Ongare on Sunday morning at the Kokugigan Arena.Sharp and relentless, the rangy Magno proved too good, too classy for the shorter Ongare, who chased the Filipina all ...
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SAITAMA, Japan - Luis Scola starts each day with the same wish.Argentina's captain is about to play in the Olympics for a fifth time, those appearances spanning three different decades. There are athletes at the Tokyo Games who were not ...
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TOKYO - When professional boxers were first welcomed into the Olympics a half-decade ago, many people around the sport hated the idea - and many still do."I think it messes things up," said Freddie Roach, the famed pro trainer who was an ...
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KURT Barbosa was overwhelmed by top seed Jang Jun of Korea, 26-6, in the men's -58kg division of the Tokyo Olympics taekwondo competitions at the Makahuri Messe Hall A on Saturday.Barbosa's now has to make it through ...
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GREGG Popovich is regarded as the NBA's best, a coach that has won five championships and kept his team near the top for a quarter of a century.In international basketball, he hasn't yet found that golden touch. ...
Jul 22, 2021
HOME bet Naomi Osaka faces No. 52 Zheng Saisai, Novak Djokovic takes on 139th-ranked Hugo Dellien in Olympic tennis openerHOME hope Naomi Osaka will face 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China and Novak Djokovic will play 139th-ranked Hugo Dellien of ...
Jul 22, 2021
LONDON - Top-ranked shooter Amber Hill of Britain will miss the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, she announced on Wednesday.The No. 1 in women's skeet said she tested positive on Tuesday night shortly before her scheduled ...
Jul 22, 2021
MIAMI - The banners are all aligned next to one another, swaying from the rafters over the court where the Miami Heat play their games. LeBron James has one. So does Dwyane Wade. Alonzo Mourning and Tim Hardaway, too.They commemorate Olympic gold ...
Jul 21, 2021
FUKUSHIMA, Japan - The Tokyo Olympics got underway after a one-year delay when Japan pitcher Ukiko Ueno started Australia's Michelle Cox with a ball on Wednesday morning to open the women's softball tournament before a nearly empty Fukushima ...
Jul 21, 2021
TOKYO - An American gymnast and a Czech beach volleyball player were added to the tally on Tuesday of people accredited for the Tokyo Olympics who have tested positive for COVID-19 this month.Tokyo Olympics organizers said 71 people have now tested ...
Jul 20, 2021
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