Tag: Men’s sports

Live at Budokan: Famed arena gets another Olympic spotlight

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TOKYO — The Nippon Budokan sits serenely nestled in a verdant park at the heart of Tokyo. Visitors admire the elegant lines of its...

Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

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Olympic cycling road races are studies in contrast

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TOKYO — The men's and women's Olympic road races that begin the cycling program at the Tokyo Games this weekend are similar only in...

Benzema tests positive for virus, delays start with Madrid

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MADRID — Striker Karim Benzema tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of preseason training, Real Madrid said Friday. ...

US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

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TOKYO — The U.S. men’s basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in...

Kim earns 5th straight win on birthday, Cards beat Cubs 3-2

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ST. LOUIS — Kwang Hyun-Kim earned his fifth straight win on his 34th birthday and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2...

Unvaccinated US swimmer sparks debate as Olympics start

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TOKYO — A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat Michael Andrew’s decision not...

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Swanson’s slam powers Braves over Phillies 7-2

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PHILADELPHIA — Dansby Swanson hit his first career grand slam, Orlando Arcia added a solo shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies...

The Latest: Bird reflects on her duty as US flagbearer

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...