Tag: Brazil Olympic Team

Swimming warmup at Olympics can be a chaotic ‘nightmare’

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TOKYO — Cate Campbell was a 17-year-old swimming phenomenon when she learned the dangers of warmup at major competitions the hard way. ...

From Copa America to Olympics, Richarlison nets 3 for Brazil

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YOKOMAHA, Japan — The jig of joy seven minutes into his Olympic debut showed just why Richarlison was so determined to be allowed by...

Marta scores twice, Brazil routs China 5-0 at Olympics

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RIFU, Japan — Marta became the first player to score in five straight Olympics and Brazil beat China 5-0 on Wednesday in the women's...

For Carli Loyd, other older Olympians, age is just a number

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TOKYO — Much has been made about Carli Lloyd's age. The American forward will be — gasp! — 39 when the Olympics soccer tournament...

Brazilian weightlifter Reis out of Tokyo Olympics for doping

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's Olympic Committee said Friday that heavyweight weightlifter Fernando Reis has been suspended for doping and will not compete at...

Germany cuts short Olympic warmup with allegations of racism

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WAKAYAMA, Japan — Germany’s Olympic soccer team walked off the field during a preparation match for the Tokyo Games on Saturday in response to...

Olympic surfing: Can the exclusive sport become accessible?

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LEMOORE, Calif. — Italo Ferreira grew up without much in a small town with nothing to do. ...

For new generation of Olympians, path was through NCAA beach

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April Ross was 24 years old when she first started playing beach volleyball, the sport that would eventually send her to four Olympics. ...

Faster, brighter: Olympics a ‘game changer’ for rugby sevens

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BRISBANE, Australia — For six days, fit, strong Olympians hurled themselves at each other and at the tryline in short, sharp busts. ...

Brazil great Zico celebrates Tokyo torch relay, blasts Rio’s

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil soccer great Zico blasted organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Sunday after carrying the torch for the...