Tag: Olympic games

Russian Olympic archer loses consciousness in Tokyo heat

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TOKYO — Russian archer Svetlana Gomboeva lost consciousness during a competition at the Tokyo Olympics in intense heat Friday. ...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with a dazzling display of fireworks and soaring, made-for-TV choreography...

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: ...

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. ...

US water polo captain Jesse Smith misses opening ceremony

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TOKYO — U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith missed the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how...

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?

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TOKYO — Disputed, locked down and running a year late, the Tokyo Games begin at last on Friday night, a multinational showcase of the...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

Tokyo Olympic flame is the first powered by hydrogen

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TOKYO — Inspired by the sun, the Tokyo Olympic cauldron is designed to be better for the planet. ...

Dozens of pro boxers to take their swings at Olympic gold

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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...