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Aug 01, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Lamont Marcell Jacobs of Italy Sprints to Gold in the 100-Meter Dash
Rebeca Andrade won the vault and Nina Derwael the uneven bars in women's gymnastics. Alexander Zverev won the men's singles tennis tournament, and Xander Schauffele took gold in men's golf.

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Aug 01, 2021

Who is Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs, 100-Meter Dash Champion?
Lamont Marcell Jacobs, a 26-year-old sprinter who took gold in the 100-meter dash, was born in El Paso to an Italian mother and African American father.

New York Times Sports
Aug 01, 2021

Rebeca Andrade Wins Gold for Brazil in the Vault
Sunisa Lee of the United States, who won the Olympic all-around competition last week and was favored to win on the uneven bars, won bronze in that event instead.

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Aug 01, 2021

Shot Putter's Gesture Renews Controversy over Podium Protests at Tokyo Games
Raven Saunders of the United States crossed her arms over her head. A second athlete, the American fencer Race Imboden, accepted a medal with a symbol drawn on his hand.

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Aug 01, 2021

Taiwan's Gold Medal Win Over China in Badminton Raises Tension
The Taiwanese badminton duo Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin, who beat a Chinese team to take gold, had emphasized their Taiwanese identity on social media.

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Aug 01, 2021

A PGA Star Wins Gold in Golf, an Event Unmoored From the Games
Xander Schauffele defeated a field of pros on the manicured grounds of a formerly men's only club, in a sport still struggling to get into the Olympic spirit.

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Aug 01, 2021

Shot Putter's Gesture Renews Controversy over Podium Protests
Raven Saunders of the United States crossed her arms over her head. A second athlete, the American fencer Race Imboden, accepted a medal with a symbol drawn on his hand.

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Aug 01, 2021

Italy's Marcell Jacobs Wins the 100-Meter Dash Final, Stunning the Field
Jacobs finished in 9.80 seconds, with Fred Kerley of the United States second and Andre De Grasse of Canada third.

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Aug 01, 2021

Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas Shatters Triple Jump World Record, First Female Gold Medalist from Country
Rojas, a triple jumper, thought she could make a bid for the world record and did.

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Aug 01, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Marcell Jacobs of Italy Sprints to Gold in the 100-Meter Dash
Rebeca Andrade won the vault and Nina Derwael the uneven bars in women's gymnastics. Alexander Zverev won the men's singles tennis tournament, and Xander Schauffele took gold in men's golf.

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Aug 01, 2021

Marcell Jacobs of Italy wins the 100-meter dash.
Results from the men's 100-meter dash.

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Aug 01, 2021

BMX Freestyle: Britain and Australia Take First Gold Medals at New Olympic Event
The ramps have a variety of transitions, thrusting riders skyward before they land back in the ramp and onto the next trick.

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Aug 01, 2021

Nina Derwael of Belgium Beats Sunisa Lee on Uneven Bars
Lee completed a much less difficult routine because she failed to connect several of her skills.

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Aug 01, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Rebeca Andrade Wins Vault Gold; Zverev Wins in Tennis
The swimmer Caeleb Dressel ends his Games with five golds. Simone Biles pulls out of the floor exercise. And a marquee event, the men's 100-meter dash, is ahead.

New York Times Sports
Aug 01, 2021

Rebeca Andrade of Brazil Wins Women's Vault Gold in Gymnastics
MyKayla Skinner of the United States finished second for the silver medal. Yeo Seo-jeong won bronze for South Korea.

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Aug 01, 2021

Alexander Zverev Wins Gold in Olympic Men's Singles Tournament
Zverev had beaten Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked men's player, in the semifinal.

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Aug 01, 2021

Shi Tingmao of China Wins Diving Gold in 3-Meter Springboard Event


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Aug 01, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Schauffele Wins in Golf; U.S. Swimmers Finish With 30 Medals
The swimmer Caeleb Dressel ends his Games with five golds. Simone Biles pulls out of the finals in floor exercise. And a marquee event, the men's 100-meter dash, is ahead.

New York Times Sports
Aug 01, 2021

Xander Schauffele Win Gold in Men's Golf
It was the first American gold medal in golf since 1904, a gap explained by the sport being dropped after those Games and returning only in 2016.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Convenience Store Chicken Gizzards Saved My Life
Cut off from most restaurants because of coronavirus restrictions, thousands of international visitors at the Olympics make do — and delight — in convenience store offerings.

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Aug 01, 2021

Bobby Finke's Big Finish in the Olympics Surprises Himself, and His Rivals
An American grinds out a gold in the 1,500-meter freestyle by saving a little extra for the finish.

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Aug 01, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: U.S. Men Win Swimming's Final Relay; Emma McKeon Gets 7th Medal
On swimming's final day, Caeleb Dressel won the 50-meter freestyle, Bobby Finke took the 1,500, and the U.S. men set a world record in the 4x100 medley relay. Simone Biles pulled out of the finals in floor exercise. And a marquee event, the men's 100-meter dash, is ahead.

New York Times Sports
Aug 01, 2021

Who is the Most Decorated Olympic Swimmer in Tokyo? Emma McKeon of Australia.
McKeon's haul ties her for the record by any female Olympian, set in 1952 by gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya of the Soviet Union.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Simone Biles Withdraws From Floor Final; Jennifer Gadirova Will Replace Her
That leaves one event left for her at the Tokyo Games — if she chooses to compete.

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Jul 31, 2021

Swimming Highlights: Dressel, McKeon and Men's Relay Team Win Gold
McKeon picked up two more golds, giving her a record-tying seven medals in Tokyo, and Dressel swam away with his fourth and fifth golds.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Emma McKeon Ties a Medal Record and U.S. Men Win Final Relay in Swimming
On swimming's final day, Caeleb Dressel won the 50-meter freestyle, Bobby Finke took the 1,500, and the U.S. men set a record in the 4x100 medley relay. Event finals begin in gymnastics. And a marquee event, the men's 100-meter dash, is ahead.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Emma McKeon Wins Seventh Olympic Medal
McKeon's haul ties her for the record by any female Olympian, set in 1952 by gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya of the Soviet Union.

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Jul 31, 2021

Emma McKeon, Caeleb Dressel and Bobby Finke win gold in swimming's finale.
McKeon picked up two more golds, given her seven medals in Tokyo and tying a record, while Dressel swam away with five golds from these Games.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: A Big Day Ahead in Swimming, Gymnastics and Track
On swimming's final day, Caeleb Dressel has another chance at gold. Event finals begin in gymnastics. And a marquee event of the Olympics, the men's 100-meter dash, rounds out Sunday in Tokyo.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Schauffele Leads in Final Round of Men's Golf
On swimming's final day, Caeleb Dressel has another chance at gold. And a marquee event of the Olympics, the men's 100-meter dash, is held.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Schedule Tonight: Swimming, Golf, Beach Volleyball and More
Caeleb Dressel takes aim at another gold, and baseball teams from Mexico and Israel face off.

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Jul 31, 2021

How to Watch Swimming and Caeleb Dressel's Last Race in Tokyo
Caeleb Dressel takes aim at another gold, and baseball teams from Mexico and Israel face off.

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Jul 31, 2021

A transgender weight lifter's presence at the Games prompts discussions over inclusion and fairness.
Hubbard, who rarely speaks to the news media, declined a request for comment.

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Jul 31, 2021

Laurel Hubbard, Olympics' First Openly Transgender Woman, Stokes Debate on Fairness
Laurel Hubbard, a 43-year-old weight lifter from New Zealand, will compete on Monday, as some question her right to be at the Games.

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Jul 31, 2021

Belinda Bencic of Switzerland Wins Tennis Singles Gold in Tokyo
Bencic could win two golds in Tokyo if she wins a doubles tournament on Sunday.

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Jul 31, 2021

Djokovic Lost to Carreño Busta for Men's Singles Bronze, Then Withdrew From Mixed Doubles
Djokovic came into the Olympics chasing a Golden Slam. He leaves the Tokyo Games without any medal after withdrawing from the mixed doubles tournament.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Games Day 9: Swimming's Last Day as Track Heats Up
Men's golf heads into the final round, while the last medals are awarded in swimming. Men's tennis holds its final as well.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Updates: Elaine Thompson-Herah Is (Still) the Fastest Woman in the World
Simone Biles dropped out of the vault and uneven bars gymnastics finals. Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel won more golds in swimming. Novak Djokovic left the tennis tournament empty-handed.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

San Marino Becomes the Smallest Country to Win Olympic Medal
San Marino waited 61 years for its first Olympic medal. With a population of roughly 30,000, it is the smallest country to win an Olympic medal, surpassing Bermuda

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Here's what happened on Saturday at the Tokyo Games.
Katie Ledecky won her second gold medal and Elaine Thompson-Herah set an Olympic record in the 100 meters dash.

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Jul 31, 2021

Olympics' First Openly Transgender Woman Stokes Debate on Fairness
Laurel Hubbard, a 43-year-old weight lifter from New Zealand, will compete on Monday, as some question her right to be at the Games.

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Jul 31, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah is the Fastest Woman in the World
Thompson-Herah, the defending gold medalist in the event, finished in 10.61 seconds.

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Jul 31, 2021

U.S. fencers wear pink masks to protest against teammate accused of sexual misconduct.
Alen Hadzic, an alternate on the men's fencing team, was left wearing a black mask while three of his teammates wore pink ones during competition on Friday.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Elaine Thompson-Herah Is (Still) the Fastest Woman in the World
Simone Biles dropped out of the vault and uneven bars gymnastics finals. Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel won more golds in swimming. Novak Djokovic left the tennis tournament empty-handed.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Belinda Bencic of Switzerland Wins Olympic Women's Singles Tournament
Bencic could win two golds in Tokyo if she wins a doubles tournament on Sunday.

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Jul 31, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah is Now The Fastest Woman in the World
Thompson-Herah, the defending gold medalist in the event, finished in 10.61 seconds.

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Jul 31, 2021

Mixed-Gender Relays Make Their Olympic Debut
In Tokyo, men and women are teaming up in a series of mixed-gender events that are making their Olympic debuts.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Elaine Thompson-Herah Is the Fastest Woman in the World
Simone Biles dropped out of the vault and uneven bars gymnastics finals. Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel won more golds in swimming. Novak Djokovic left the tennis tournament empty-handed.

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Jul 31, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah is the Fastest Woman in the World After Winning the 100-Meter Dash.
Results from the 100-meter dash.

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Jul 31, 2021

Pablo Carreño Busta Beats Novak Djokovic for Men's Singles Bronze
Djokovic came into the Olympics chasing a Golden Slam. He leaves the Tokyo Games without any medal.

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Jul 31, 2021

New Zealand Women's Rugby Sevens Grab Gold
The Kiwis ran away from the French in the second half.

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Jul 31, 2021

Here Are The Sprinters to Watch in the 100-Meter Dash
The women's 100-meter dash headlines Day 2 on the track. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, a top contender, called the attention on the event "long overdue."

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympic Swimming Highlights: Ledecky and Dressel Win More Gold
Caeleb Dressel has more swimming to do in Tokyo. Katie Ledecky says she'll be back in Paris in 2024.

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Jul 31, 2021

The Blue Jays Finally Return to Canada
With a pandemic-forced sojourn to Buffalo and Florida now complete, Toronto's exciting young team got a chance to experience its actual home crowd.

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Jul 31, 2021

The Married Archers from India: 'We Are A Powerful Couple'
Known as Dee-Das in India, Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das are one of two pairs of married archers at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Jul 31, 2021

Katie Ledecky's Medal Count: More Golds Than Any Female Swimmer


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Jul 31, 2021

Pablo Carreño Busta Beats Novak Djokovic for Bronze
Djokovic came into the Olympics chasing a Golden Slam. He leaves without a singles medal.

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Jul 31, 2021

U.S. women's soccer advances to the semifinals, and other highlights from Friday.
Novak Djokovic lost his bid for a Golden Slam. Selemon Barega kicked off track by winning the men's 10,000 meters for Ethiopia.

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Accusations of Sexual Abuse Continue to Roil Basketball in Mali
One Malian basketball leader has been suspended and another jailed in a scandal that has cast a shadow on the president of the sport's worldwide governing body.

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Jul 31, 2021

Live Tennis Bronze Medal Match: Novak Djokovic vs. Pablo Carreño Busta
He plays Pablo Carreño Busta of Spain after losing in a semifinal.

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Jul 31, 2021

How to Watch Track and Field, Tennis and Soccer
Judo concludes with the sport's first mixed-gender competition, and the U.S. baseball team plays South Korea.

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Jul 31, 2021

How to Watch Track and Field, Tennis, and Soccer
Judo concludes with the sport's first mixed-gender competition, and the U.S. baseball team plays South Korea.

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Jul 31, 2021

Sprinters to Watch in the 100-Meter Dash
The women's 100-meter dash headlines Day 2 on the track. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, a top contender, called the attention on the event "long overdue."

New York Times Sports
Jul 31, 2021

Olympic Swimming Live: Ledecky Wins More Gold
Key finals include Katie Ledecky swimming the 800 free, Caeleb Dressel in the 100 butterfly and the first mixed medley relay at the Olympics.

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Jul 31, 2021

Simone Biles Will Not Compete in Uneven Bars or Vault Finals
She is still eligible for the finals in the floor exercise and the balance beam.

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Jul 31, 2021

Simone Biles Will Not Compete on Sunday, Withdraws from Vault and Uneven Bars
She is still eligible for the finals in the floor exercise and the balance beam.

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Jul 31, 2021

Katie Ledecky Has 10 Olympic Medals, Including 7 Golds
Ledecky added to her medal haul — she has 10 total across three Olympics, including seven golds.

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Jul 31, 2021

N.F.L. Vaccine Holdouts Face Training Camp Scrutiny
Though 88.5 percent of all N.F.L. players had received at least one vaccine dose through Friday, some players voiced their hesitance to be inoculated.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Blessing Okagbare, Nigerian Runner, Suspended Over Drug Test
Ten other athletes from Nigeria were told they did not meet out-of-competition testing requirements leading up to the Olympics.

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Jul 30, 2021

Female Sprinters Take the Spotlight at Tokyo's ‘Superfast' Track
The women's 100-meter dash headlines Day 2 on the track. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, a top contender, called the attention on the event "long overdue."

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Live Updates: Ledecky Wins the 800 Free
Key finals include Katie Ledecky swimming the 800 free, Caeleb Dressel in the 100 butterfly and the first mixed medley relay at the Olympics.

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Jul 30, 2021

Britain Wins the Mixed Medley Relay, a New Olympic Swimming Event
China took silver and Australia won bronze. Italy came in fourth and the U.S., anchored by Caelab Dressel, finished fifth.

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Jul 30, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Simone Biles Out for Uneven Bars and Vault Finals
Biles remains eligible for the floor exercise and balance beam finals. Mixed relays in swimming and in track and field are among the highlights on Day 8 of the Games.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Simone Manuel Failed to Qualify for the 50-Meter Free Final
The miss for Manuel came after she also failed to qualify for the Olympics in the 100 freestyle, her signature event.

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Jul 30, 2021

Katie Ledecky Wins Gold in the 800-M Free
She defeated a budding rival, Ariarne Titmus of Australia.

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Jul 30, 2021

Kaylee McKeown Wins 200-M Backstroke
She defeated Kylie Masse of Canada and Emily Seebohm of Australia.

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Jul 30, 2021

Mixed Relays in Swimming and Track Debut at the Olympics
Track will have a 4x400 mixed relay and swimming a 4x100 freestyle relay.

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Jul 30, 2021

Caeleb Dressel Wins the 100-M Butterfly, Third Gold Medal and a World Record
He set a world record with a time of 49.45.

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Jul 30, 2021

Simone Biles Withdraws from Sunday Finals
She is still eligible for the finals in the floor exercise and the balance beam.

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Jul 30, 2021

Olympic Swimming Preview for Saturday Races in Tokyo
Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel are among the swimmers who are chasing gold on Saturday.

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Jul 30, 2021

How to Watch Tonight's Olympic Swimming
The races will air live on NBC in primetime in the United States.

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Jul 30, 2021

China's Olympic Goal: The Most Golds, at Any Cost
China relies on a system that puts tens of thousands of children in government-run training schools. Many of the young athletes are funneled into less prominent sports that Beijing hopes to dominate.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

How to Watch the Olympics Tonight
Katie Ledecky goes for gold in the 800 meter freestyle, while mixed relays in swimming, track and field and more have their Olympic debuts.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Mixed Relays in Swimming and Track at the Olympics Debut at Tokyo Olympics
Track will have a 4x400 mixed relay and swimming a 4x100 freestyle relay.

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Jul 30, 2021

10 All-Stars Traded in MLB's Wildest Trade Deadline Ever
Max Scherzer and Trea Turner going to the Los Angeles Dodgers highlighted a week in which 10 of this year's All-Stars were traded.

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Jul 30, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: Mixed-Gender Events Debut at the Olympics
Mixed relays in swimming and in track and field are among the highlights on Day 8 of the Games. And the U.S. men's basketball team takes on the Czech Republic.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Zach Wilson's Arrival Is Just Enough to Stoke Jets' Dreams
The heralded rookie quarterback's unsteady training camp debut on Friday came after the death of a Jets assistant coach with whom he'd worked and a prolonged contract negotiation.

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Jul 30, 2021

How to Watch the Mixed Relays in Swimming and Track at the Olympics
Track will have a 4x400 mixed relay and swimming a 4x100 freestyle relay.

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Jul 30, 2021

Ryan Murphy Casts Doubt on Whether His Loss to R.O.C. Swimmer Was Clean
The American lost the men's 200-meter backstroke and then, at a news conference, mentioned Russia's problems with doping.

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Jul 30, 2021

Three Olympic Refugee Team Members Will Call Canada Home
The athletes will join another 150 refugee students selected who were accepted to one of 80 participating institutions this fall.

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Jul 30, 2021

Mets Acquire Javier Baez in Trade With Cubs
In Javier Baez, the Mets acquired a power-hitting infielder with a slick glove, speed to spare and a longstanding relationship with Francisco Lindor.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

N.C.A.A. Looks to Rewrite Its Constitution and Stave Off Critics
The association, the leading governing body for college sports in America, may vote on proposals in January.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Olympics: U.S. Women's Soccer Advances to Semifinals
Novak Djokovic's surprise loss to Alexander Zverev of Germany ends his bid for a Golden Slam. U.S. swimmers win three more medals, and one wonders aloud if his race was clean. A crash mars the BMX race.

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Jul 30, 2021

Lakers' Russell Westbrook Deal Shifts Power Back to Los Angeles
Westbrook, 32, averaged a triple-double last season and should help the Lakers rebound from their first-round exit from the playoffs.

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Jul 30, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: U.S. Women's Soccer Advances to Semifinals
Novak Djokovic's surprise loss to Alexander Zverev of Germany ends his bid for a Golden Slam. U.S. swimmers win three more medals, and one wonders aloud if his race was clean. A crash mars the BMX race.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Mexican Softball Players Apologize for Tossing Team Gear
Pictures of their equipment and uniforms in clear trash bags prompted widespread criticism on social media.

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Jul 30, 2021

Oklahoma and Texas to Join SEC and Add to a Juggernaut
With the planned additions of the Sooners and the Longhorns, the Southeastern Conference is expanding to 16 teams while the Big 12 is just trying to survive.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Olympics Live Updates: The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Defeats the Netherlands in Penalty Kicks
Novak Djokovic's surprise loss to Alexander Zverev of Germany ends his bid for a Golden Slam. U.S. swimmers win three more medals, and one wonders aloud if his race was clean. A crash mars the BMX race.

New York Times Sports
Jul 30, 2021

Olympic Soccer: U.S. Women's Team Beats Netherlands in Shootout
The U.S. women's soccer team kept its hopes for gold alive and advanced to the semifinals of the Olympic soccer tournament.

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Jul 30, 2021

Alexander Zverev Beat Novak Djokovic in the Olympic Singles Tennis Semifinal
The loss ended Djokovic's bid for a Golden Slam — winning the four Grand Slam tournaments and the Olympic gold medal in singles in the same year.

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